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Alvanley
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St John's Church, Alvanley
OS grid reference SJ496741
Parish Alvanley
Unitary authority Cheshire West and Chester
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FRODSHAM
Postcode district WA6
Dialling code 01928
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Weaver Vale
List of places: UK • England • Cheshire


Alvanley is a small rural village and civil parish near the village of Helsby, in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It has a population of 485,[1] decreasing slightly to 472 at the 2011 Census.[2] It is on the B5393 road and near junction 14 of the M56 motorway.

The village has a primary school,[3] a public house (the White Lion)[4] and a Grade II listed parish church dedicated to St John.[5] Alvanley Hall is a Grade II* listed farmhouse to the south-east of the main village, dating mainly from the 17th century.[6]

Cricket club[edit | edit source]

Alvanley Cricket Club, established in 1884, runs five senior teams and four junior teams ranging from under-9s to under-18s. The club came fifth in Division One of the Cheshire County League in 2000, but a fallow period saw them fall back down to the Meller Braggins League. In 2011 the club won the League unbeaten with a record 461 points and in doing so found their way back into the County league for 2012.[7] The Junior Section has in recent years begun to challenge for County Cups, without yet actually lifting one. 2008 to 2011 saw a period of investment in the club's infrastructure, rewarded by the award of prestigious games such as the Bunbury Festival and Cheshire County fixtures.

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