Cllr Phil Harris Hough Green Ward Halton Borough Council

The Hough Green ward.

The boundaries of the Hough Green Ward courtesy of the ONS.

all saints school

Above is an image from the new £3.5 million rebuild of All Saints (Upton) C of E Primary School. 

This was part of the Labour Government's investment in schools. Since 1997 all schools in Halton had received real term revenue increases of over 60% from the former Labour government.

all saints school location

The Hough Green ward.

The Hough Green ward is one of 21 electoral wards across Widnes & Runcorn which make up the Borough of Halton.The ward has a voting population of around 5,400 and a resident population of approximately 7,000 people. Three Labour councillors represent the ward, Phil is one of them. All three councillors grew up in Hough Green. 60% of residents are living in areas classed in the top 10% most deprived nationally.

The ward is situated in the North West of Widnes and was developed as a residential area from the 1960's. Aside from some infill sites the last major housing was built in the 1990's. The ward is a mix of privately owned housing and social housing. The ward boundary to the south and east includes a Mersey Forest site, playing fields and the Liverpool to Manchester railway line. Greenbelt and open countryside form the boundary to the west and north of the ward.

Hough Green Railway Station.

Hough Green is one of four railway stations in Halton. It is a Grade II listed building. Although the station is outside the metropolitan county of Merseyside, tickets issued by Merseytravel (which usually can only be used within Merseyside) are valid for travel to and from Hough Green.

Hough Green station is served by frequent local and longer distance services operated by Northern Rail and London Midland (formally Central Trains).

Northern Rail operates frequent services to Liverpool and Manchester City Centre from Hough Green. If you would like to view current train services click on the live departure table below.

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Hough Green Station.