A snapshot of Sandymoor
Sandymoor is located in Cheshire
Location within Cheshire
Population2,678 [1]
OS grid referenceSJ559836
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRUNCORN
Postcode districtWA7
Dialling code01928
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
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]


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


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


  1. ^ a b c UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Sandymoor Parish (E04000318)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 26 May 2020.
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  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