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Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Cheshire West and Chester Council
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Primary Destinations
Chester • Ellesmere Port • Northwich
Other Important Destinations
Cheshire East • Flintshire • Halton • Shropshire • Warrington • Wirral • Wrexham
National Highways Roads
M6 • M53 • M56 • A55 • A483 • A494 • A550

Cheshire West and Chester Council is the Highway Authority for all roads in the Administrative County of Cheshire West and Chester, with the exception of roads managed by National Highways.

It is contained within the Traditional County of Cheshire.

Primary Destinations

The following Primary Destinations are located within the council area:

Trunk Roads

The following roads that run through Cheshire West and Chester are at least partially Trunk Roads, and therefore managed by National Highways:

Principal and Classified Numbered Roads

The following is a list of A and B classified roads that are at least partially managed by Cheshire West and Chester Council:

Route From To Length


A41 London Birkenhead 204 miles View
A49 Ross on Wye Bamber Bridge 158 miles View
A50 Leicester Warrington 99.3 miles View
A51 Chester Kingsbury 79 miles View
A54 Ladmanlow Tarvin 42.0 miles View
A56 Chester Broughton 80.1 miles View
A483 Earlswood Chester 153.6 miles View
A530 Burleydam (NW) Lostock Gralam 22.8 miles View
A533 Rode Heath Widnes 30.3 miles View
A534 Wrexham West Heath, Congleton 37.3 miles View
A540 Chester Hoylake 19.2 miles View
A548 Llanrwst Chester 53.0 miles View
A556 Delamere Bowdon 18.7 miles View
A559 Lower Stretton Hartford 12.7 miles View
A5018 Winsford Wharton Green 1.6 miles View
A5032 Backford Ellesmere Port 4.2 miles View
A5104 Corwen Chester 26.7 miles View
A5115 Boughton, Chester Boughton Heath 0.7 miles View
A5116 Chester Moston 2.3 miles View
A5117 Helsby Saughall 7.8 miles View
A5268 Chester Chester 2.0 miles View
A5480 Bache Blacon 1.3 miles View
A5509 London Road Watling Street 0.4 miles View   
B5069 Hampton Heath Nant y Caws 23.8 miles View
B5074 Salterswall Nantwich 11.7 miles View
B5075 Northwich Higher Marston 1.7 miles View
B5081 Smithy Green Middlewich 6.8 miles View
B5082 Rudheath Woods Northwich 5.9 miles View
B5130 Chester Cock Bank 15.7 miles View
B5132 Stamford Bridge Eastham 16.5 miles View
B5133 Windle Hill Hooton 3.4 miles View
B5134 Neston Hinderton 1.0 mile View
B5135 Neston Gayton 2.8 miles View
B5136 Neston Rock Ferry 8.5 miles View
B5142 Warrington Road, Weaverham High Street, Weaverham 0.75 miles View
B5144 Weaverham bypass Station Road 0.34 miles View
B5151 Bidston Willaston (S) 10.4 miles View
B5152 Frodsham Cotebrook 9.0 miles View
B5153 Greenbank Kingsley 7.2 miles View
B5309 Middlewich (E) King Street Farm 1.8 miles View
B5355 Middlewich Road Wharton Park Road 1.1 miles View
B5374 Greenbank Winnington 0.6 miles View
B5391 Higher Wincham Over Tabley 3.5 miles View
B5393 Ashton Hayes Frodsham 6.5 miles View
B5394 High Street Red Lane 0.5 miles View
B5395 Malpas Whitchurch 6.8 miles View
B5445 Gresford Belgrave 6.5 miles View
B5463 Ledsham(N) Ellesmere Port 2.9 miles View      

Classified Unnumbered (Class III) and Unclassified Roads

Main Article: Cheshire West and Chester Council (Class III roads)

For their Class III road network, Cheshire West and Chester Council use "C" prefixes.

Unusually, they also choose to number all of their unclassified roads, with two-letter prefixes, with the initial letter being "U". They also appear to number all of their footpaths, again with a two-letter prefix, but this time beginning with "F".


The local authority is responsible for the maintenance of the majority of junctions within its boundary.

Main Article: Cheshire West and Chester Council (Junctions)

Bridges, Tunnels, and other Crossings

Main Article: Cheshire West and Chester Council (Crossings)


Cheshire West and Chester Council
A41 • A49 • A50 • A51 • A54 • A56 • A483 • A530 • A533 • A534 • A540 • A548 • A556 • A559 • A5018 • A5032 • A5104 • A5115 • A5116 • A5117 • A5268 • A5480 • A5509 • B5069 • B5074 • B5075 • B5081 • B5082 • B5130 • B5132 • B5133 • B5134 • B5135 • B5136 • B5142 (Weaverham) • B5144 (Weaverham) • B5151 • B5152 • B5153 • B5309 • B5355 • B5374 • B5391 • B5393 • B5394 • B5395 • B5445 • B5463 • Maelor Tour
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