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An industrial town in Cheshire, Widnes has 119,300 people as its inhabitants. Its main source of revenue depends on the manufacture of chemicals although there has been significant contribution from shopping centers in the area such as Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge, Topman, Wallis and Burton. Wilkinson, Costa Coffee, Halfords, Gala Bingo and KFC have also opened up their branches in this area.

Some of the major landmarks of this area include Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, the Anglican churches of St Luke's, Farnworth and St Mary's, West Bank, the Roman Catholic churches of St Michael's, St Marie's and St Bede's.


This place has seen several notable people who have played a significant role in different fields and genres such as Charles Glover Barkla (1877–1944) the winner of the 1917 Nobel prize in physics, Roy Chadwick (1893–1947), the designer of the Avro Lancaster bomber, Vince Karalius (1932–2008), international rugby league player, Melanie Chisholm a former Spice Girl known as Mel C or Sporty Spice, Victorian cricketer John Briggs, the only man to have taken a hat trick and scored a century in Ashes cricket. Some of them have spent their entire life here, while others are born here before moving out and making their mark in the world.

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Detached 5 Bedroom House For Sale In Clanfield Avenue, Parklands On Boomin
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Detached 5 Bedroom House For Sale In Clanfield Avenue, Parklands On Boomin
£415,000
Widnes, Cheshire - For Sale - House - 5 bedrooms - 3 bathrooms
Adams estate agents are delighted to market one of the largest and most impressive properties on the ever popular'parklands' development. This superb detached...
Detached 6 Bedroom House For Sale In The Cottage, 2 Town Lane, Hale Village On Boomin
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Detached 6 Bedroom House For Sale In The Cottage, 2 Town Lane, Hale Village On Boomin
£895,000
Widnes, Cheshire - For Sale - House - 6 bedrooms - 7 bathrooms
This fantastic detached property is available with no onward chain and is set in the beautiful hale village. Dating back 275 years, this house has a mixture of...
1 Bedroom Flat For Sale In St Bede's View, Appleton, Widnes, Wa8 On Boomin
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1 Bedroom Flat For Sale In St Bede's View, Appleton, Widnes, Wa8 On Boomin
£97,950
Widnes, Cheshire - For Sale - 1 bathroom
Ground floor hall enter via private door from communal hallway. Video door entry with t. V link and separate handset. Lounge / kitchen 4.50m x 5.00m (14' 9' x...
1 Bedroom Flat For Sale In St Michaels View, Widnes On Boomin
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1 Bedroom Flat For Sale In St Michaels View, Widnes On Boomin
£74,995
Widnes, Cheshire - For Sale - 1 bathroom
Martin & co widnes welcome to the market this recently refurbished one bedroom, ground floor modern apartment for sale on st michaels view. This modern apartment layout...
1 Bedroom Commercial For Sale In Cronton Lane, Widnes, Wa8 On Boomin
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1 Bedroom Commercial For Sale In Cronton Lane, Widnes, Wa8 On Boomin
£120,000
Widnes, Cheshire - For Sale - Commercial - 1 bathroom
Ground floor entrance 4.25m x 2.43m (13' 11' x 8' 0') enter via wooden glass panel door, front aspect wooden window, light to ceiling, carpet to floor, archway...