List of conservation areas in Warrington

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The Bridge Street Conservation Area includes many late Victorian shop buildings such as these which are a particularly noteworthy example of faience cladding.

As of February 2016, there are 16 Conservation Areas in the borough of Warrington in Cheshire, England. The origins of Warrington are as a mediaeval market town and crossing point of the River Mersey, it grew rapidly during Industrial Revolution on the back of industries such as brewing, tanning and especially wire manufacturing. Further expansion followed the Second World War when it was selected as a New Town. The population is now over 200,000. Since 1971 several Conservation Areas have been designated in Warrington in recognition of their special architectural and historical interest.

Conservation areas

Name Image Area Year Notes Refs
Bewsey Street Liberal Club, Bewsey Street Warrington.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1976 This area contains the longest existing row of Georgian town houses in Warrington as well as some later additions such as the former Liberal Club, shown to the left. [1]
Bridge Street Garnetts Water Tower Warrington 21st March 2015.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1980 (extended 1995 and 1996) Based around one of the main thoroughfares of Warrington, linking the town centre to Warrington Bridge across the River Mersey, this Conservation Area also includes the Garnett Cabinet Works to the west. The italianate water tower from this factory complex is shown to the left. [2]
Buttermarket Street Porters Ale House and St Mary's Church, Buttermarket Street, Warrington.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1972
Church Street Former General Wolfe Pub and cottages, Church Street Warrington.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1983
Culcheth (Newchurch) Culcheth 1993
Grappenhall (Victoria Road/York Drive) & Stockton Heath (Ackers Road/Marlborough Crescent) Grappenhall Stockton Heath 1996
Grappenhall Village Grappenhall 1974 (extended 1980)
Greenalls Brewery Wilderspool Causeway 2001
Lymm Lymm
Palmyra Square Museum2 JShipley 20150829.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1974 (extended 1985 and 1995)
Stockton Heath Stockton Heath 1988
Thelwall Village Thelwall 1977(extended 1991 and 1993)
Town Hall Warrington Town Centre 1972
Walton Village Walton, Cheshire 1977
Winwick Street Boultings, Winwick Street Warrington.JPG Warrington Town Centre 1999 This Conservation Area includes part of Warrington Central Station and a former Cheshire Lines Committee goods warehouse which has been converted to apartments.

See also


  1. ^ Council, Warrington Borough. "Planning policy documents | Warrington Borough Council". Retrieved 2016-02-20.
  2. ^ Council, Warrington Borough. "Planning policy documents | Warrington Borough Council". Retrieved 2016-02-20.
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