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Winnington
is a small, mainly residential area of the town of Northwich
Northwich
in Cheshire, England.

Contents

1 Industry 2 The future 3 Sport 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Industry[edit] Winnington
Winnington
is the home to Brunner Mond
Brunner Mond
UK chemical works, where soda ash is created. Polythene, the material used in many plastic items (e.g. plastic bags), was first made at the chemical works by R.O. Gibson and E.W. Fawcett in 1933, during an experiment that 'went wrong'. Most residents in Winnington
Winnington
were employed by ICI (Imperial Chemical Industries); however, many people now work in the town centre, with Brunner Mond
Brunner Mond
still employing hundreds of people. Most of the houses built closer to the ICI plant were built by the company to house their workers. Winnington
Winnington
also has a combined heat and power station, providing electricity for Brunner Mond. The Anderton Boat Lift, which lifts boats from the River Weaver navigation to the canal, is nearby. The future[edit] Winnington
Winnington
Village is a new development consisting of a range of family homes. Developers including Barratt Developments, Taylor Wimpey, Morris and Wilson Homes (Wilson Bowden) are looking to build a new community environment with the potential for a school and leisure facilities. Sport[edit] Winnington
Winnington
is home to Winnington Park Rugby Football Club that fields both a rugby union and rugby league team.[1] Also in Winnington
Winnington
is the Jubilee field (so named when it was given to the people of Northwich
Northwich
by Brunner Mond
Brunner Mond
on their 50th anniversary in 1923), the playing fields are home to Winnington
Winnington
Avenue Football Club, with age groups in the Mid Cheshire
Cheshire
Youth league from 8 years old to open age. See also[edit]

Map sources for Winnington Winnington
Winnington
Hall

References[edit]

^ Club website home page

External links[edit] Media related to Winnington
Winnington
at Wikimedia Commons

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