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Railway StationEdit

Sandycroft railway station was opened in 1884, and was served by the North Wales Coast Line for 77 years until its closure under the Beeching Axe in 1961.[2]

GeographyEdit

The village is part of the Deeside conurbation and is located immediately south of the River Dee, which is canalised at this point between Chester and the Dee Estuary. It is accessible from the A494 via the Queensferry Interchange.

A large industrial estate lies to the north of the village, expanded in 2018 with the addition of a manufacturing site for Ifor Williams Trailers. The site was opened on 22 September 2018 by Ken Skates AM.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UK Census (2011). "Local Area Report – Sandycroft Built-up area (1119885738)". Nomis. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  2. ^ "Sandycroft". Disused Stations. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Iconic trailer firm launches new horseboxes at 60th anniversary". Ifor Williams Trailers. Retrieved 16 December 2018.