Sandymoor
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A snapshot of Sandymoor
Sandymoor is located in Cheshire
Sandymoor
Sandymoor
Location within Cheshire
Population2,678 [1]
OS grid referenceSJ559836
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRUNCORN
Postcode districtWA7
Dialling code01928
PoliceCheshire
FireCheshire
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Cheshire
53°20′49″N 2°39′43″W / 53.347°N 2.662°W / 53.347; -2.662Coordinates: 53°20′49″N 2°39′43″W / 53.347°N 2.662°W / 53.347; -2.662

Sandymoor is a civil parish in Runcorn, Halton, Cheshire, England, with a population of approximately 2,678.[1] The majority of housing in Sandymoor was built post-1990 and the parish was formed in 2008 by the Halton (Parish Electoral Arrangements) Order 2008.[3] Sandymoor lies approximately 3 miles east of Runcorn town centre, 4 miles south-west from Warrington town centre and 2 miles north of the M56 motorway.

Sandymoor is an affluent parish, having been ranked among the 10% least deprived LSOAs (Neighbourhoods) in the country in the Department for Communities and Local Government's 'English indices of Deprivation'.[4] Sandymoor has a relatively young population with an average age of 33.6 years, compared to an average age of 40 years for the general UK population.[1]

History

The area of Sandymoor was designated as part of Runcorn New Town in 1964 and was initially allocated to industry.[5] The new town masterplan was amended in 1975 and the land redesignated as residential.[6] In 2008, Sandymoor Parish Council was created.[7]

Places of interest

Within Sandymoor

Near to Sandymoor

Education

Sandymoor is served by a number of nearby schools, namely:

References

  1. ^ a b c UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Sandymoor Parish (E04000318)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  2. ^ http://www.sandymoorparishcouncil.gov.uk/
  3. ^ Halton (Parish Electoral Arrangements) Order 2008 (PDF), Electoral Commission, retrieved 15 January 2009
  4. ^ "English Indices of Deprivation 2010".
  5. ^ Runcorn New Town Master Plan (PDF), Runcorn Development Corporation, 1967, archived from the original (PDF) on 21 June 2018, retrieved 25 February 2018
  6. ^ "Runcorn New Town Master Plan Amendment No.2" (PDF). Runcorn Development Corporation. 1975. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 February 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2020.
  7. ^ Halton (Parish Electoral Arrangements) Order 2008 (PDF), Electoral Commission, retrieved 15 January 2009
  8. ^ "New £20 million leisure centre and village shops approved in mammoth planning meeting - Liverpool Echo". 3 November 2020.
  9. ^ Ofsted: Windmill Hill Primary School
  10. ^ Ofsted: Daresbury Primary School
  11. ^ Ofsted: Moore Primary School