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For people named Ince, see Ince (surname).

The village boundary sign on Station Road
Ince is located in Cheshire
 Ince shown within Cheshire
Population 209 (2001)
OS grid reference
Civil parish Ince
Unitary authority Cheshire West and Chester
Ceremonial county Cheshire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHESTER
Postcode district CH2
Dialling code 01928
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Ellesmere Port and Neston
List of places

Ince is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is situated immediately to the east of the Stanlow Oil Refinery. It shares Ince and Elton railway station with the village of Elton, which it runs into. According to the 2001 Census, it was recorded as having a population of 209.[1]

Ince was formerly a township and parish in Eddisbury Hundred and became part of Ellesmere Port civil parish in 1950. The population stood at 443 in 1801, 422 in 1851 and 290 in 1901.[2]

Ince Park is being developed near the village.


  • Transport links 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Transport links

Ince & Elton railway station, serving both Ince and Elton villages.

Ince and Elton railway station serves both Ince and Elton villages, although it is situated just within the Elton boundary. There are infrequent Monday - Saturday services to Ellesmere Port, Stanlow & Thornton, Helsby, Liverpool Lime Street, and Warrington Bank Quay. The nearest station with better services and facilities is either Ellesmere Port or Helsby.

The number 36 bus visits Ince hourly in each direction, and operates from Ellesmere Port bus station with a destination of Runcorn. This service is operated by GHA Coaches, and will be supported financially by Cheshire County Council until 6 June 2012, when the service will become the X36, running commercially between Ellesmere Port and Liverpool Airport.[3] Ince also has a few morning and evening journeys on service DB8 to Chester Business Park.

Public transport in Ince is supported by the North Cheshire Rail User Group, (NCRUG).[4] It campaigns for better rail services and improved public transport interchange.

See also


  1. ^ "2001 Census: Ince (civil parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 February 2008. 
  2. ^ "Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Ince". GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy. Retrieved 20 April 2008. 
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