Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards Evening 2016

Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards Evening 2016

Poynton is Cheshire's Best Kept Station 2016

Poynton is Cheshire's Best Kept Station 2016

Mark Barker presents raffle cheque to Railway Children

Mark Barker presents raffle cheque to Railway Children

Poynton Railway Station

Poynton Railway Station

Cheshire Best Kept Station 2015

Cheshire Best Kept Station 2015

Flower Beds at Alsager Station

Flower Beds at Alsager Station

Cheshire Best Kept Station 2014

Cheshire Best Kept Station 2014

Frodsham Railway Station

Frodsham Railway Station

Congratulations from Prince Charles

Congratulations from Prince Charles

  • Railway Posters Exhibition 
    Lion Salt Works 
    8th August 2017 - 3rd September 2017 

    This exhibition of colourful images evoke the golden era of 1930s railway posters ..... 

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  • Two Floors of Interactive Exhibits  
    Hat Works Museum 

    The UK's only museum dedicated to the hatting industry, hats and headwear ....

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  • Set in Beautiful Parkland  
    Castle Park Arts Centre 

    Visit the historic town of Frodsham and enjoy three galleries, craft units, coffee shop ....

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  • Unfolding History 
    Nantwich Museum 

    The fascinating history of one of Cheshire’s most attractive and historic towns is brought to life at Nantwich Museum ....

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  • Northwich Festival at Moss Farm 
    25th August 2017 - 28th August 2017 

    Annual Northwich Festival at Moss Farm....

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  • An Outstanding Day out in Cheshire 
    Lion Salt Works 

    Now open to the public after a £10m restoration and voted the UKs best heritage project  ....

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Cheshire Best Kept Stations

Cheshire is unique.  It is the only county in England that has a Best Kept Station Competition.

Each year Railway Stations throughout Cheshire compete for the coveted awards in this Competition.

The Annual Awards Evening for 2016 was held at The Grange Theatre, Hartford, Northwich on Tuesday 10th January 2017.

Our special guest for the evening was Professor Paul Salveson MBE. 

Poynton was named Cheshire’s Best Kept Station 2016 with awards also being presented to
Alsager, Broadbottom, ChelfordChester, DelamereEllesmere PortFrodsham, GoostreyHandforth,
Holmes Chapel, Marple, Nantwich, Reddish South, Rose Hill, Runcorn and Warrington Bank Quay Railway Stations.

Hatterlsey and Knutsford railway stations were also commended.

Previous winners have included Acton Bridge, Crewe, Cuddington, Greenbank, Hartford, Hale, Helsby, Knutsford, Little SuttonLostock GralamMacclesfield, Mobberley, NorthwichNeston, Plumley, Runcorn EastSandbach, Stockport and Wilmslow.

Since its inception in 2003, Cheshire Best Kept Stations have had many wins but the real winner has been the partnership built between the rail operating companies, local authorities, local business and the local volunteer groups - those unsung heroes in the community.

Cheshire’s Best Kept Stations is sponsored by ACoRP, Arriva Trains Wales, Cheshire East Council, Cheshire West and Chester Council, Merseyrail Electrics, Network Rail, Northern, Roberts Bakery, Transport for Greater Manchester, TravelWatch Northwest and Virgin Trains.

Cheshire Crimebeat – the High Sheriff of Cheshire’s Charity – supports youth projects at our stations, allowing young people to make a positive contribution in the community.

Cheshire Best Kept Stations – where everyone is a winner.

A partnership that encourages cleaner, tidier and more hospitable stations in Cheshire.

* Our British Rail Totem style awards are produced courtesy of the copyright held by the Heritage Railway Association.

Cheshire Best Kept Stations is supported by Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, Cheshire Crimebeat, Northern Rail, Vigin Trains and Network Rail