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Runcorn Docks, Runcorn

The historic Runcorn Docks sits on the Manchester Ship Canal. The Docks still has some of its original features in addition to more modern structures and machinery.

Reference Code : RUN01

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Tags

  • Location - North West
  • Time Periods - 1980's-2000's
  • Time Periods - Pre 1900's
  • Industrial - External
  • Industrial - Industrial Estate
  • Industrial - Internal
  • Industrial - Warehouse
  • Ports/Canals - Port
  • Ceiling Height - Over 5 metres

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An aerial view of Runcorn Docks

Description

Runcorn Docks combines the old and the new to create a small unique port on the banks of the ship canal with superb views over the River Mersey.

The docks have a mixture of buildings ranging from modern storage to facilities to warehouses dating back to the start of ship canal. Additionally the docks can provide large areas of waterside frontage suitable for filming.

Runcorn Dock Estate is adjacent to the docks and has a variety of yards and plots of land which are also available for filming.

Location

Runcorn Docks is situated on the famous Manchester Ship Canal less than a mile away from the town centre. Junction 12 of the M56 is located 4 miles south of the docks and provides access to both the M53 and M6 motorways. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is approximately 9 miles away and offers flights to several world wide destinations. Runcorn Railway station is less than half a mile away and sits on the West Coast Main Line offering a regular service to Liverpool Lime Street.

Restrictions

  • Any filming cannot interfere with the day to day running fof the port. Due to this we recommend filming over the weekend, when the operational side of the port is closed

Accessibility

Easy access to both the Dock and Industrial Estate

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Site Information

Local amenities

Police
Runcorn Police Station (3.5 miles/5.6k m)
Hospital
Halton General (4.1 miles/6.6 km)
Fire
Runcorn Fire Station (1.4 miles/2.25 km)

Services

Electricity
No
Gas
No
Internet
No
Mains Water
No
Telephone
No

Utilities

On-site catering
No
On-site parking
Yes
On-site security
Yes

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