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Haslington, a Cheshire village
Haslington a Cheshire village
Haslington is a Cheshire village set between Crewe and the open countryside. It includes the three communities of Haslington, Winterley and Oakhanger, with a total population of around 6500. There are several examples of Cheshire black and white timber framed buildings in the centre of the village.
In 1915 T.A. Coward in "Cheshire" published by Cambridge University Press described
Haslington as a growing industrial village close to Crewe. William Broome, a minor poet, was born in Haslington."
The 2011 census gives Haslington village a population of approximately 6536, living in 2706 households.
The 2011 census found 1220 people living in Winterley.
The old phone box and signpost in the centre of Oakhanger. This is the location of the SSSI protected Oakhanger Moss, a raised peat bog formed within a glacial hollow.
The 2011 census records 320 people living in the smallest of the three communities within the parish of Haslington.