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Cheshire Record Office

 Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service


Address: Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies Service, Duke Street, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1RL

Telephone: 01244-972574



(NRA Code 17) Member of the CARN scheme. Wheelchair accessible. 

Material relating to the development and construction of the motorways in Cheshire has been deposited by the Regional co-ordinator into this record office and has been listed under “archive information” on the Motorway Archive website. Its Accession Number is 06115, ands its Class Reference is D6115.

It should be understood that there will inevitably be other information relating to the motorway system, which has been deposited by other people, and not listed on this website. This includes material held in the North West sound archive. You can comprehensively search the archive's catalogues, including the sound archive, by going to

There is a small amount of material relating to the M53 at the Liverpool Record Office (Archon Code 138

 Address: Central Library, William Brown Street, Liverpool, L3 8EW  Telephone: 0151 2335817  Email:  Website:

It is also likely that some of the major libraries in the County could hold relevant records, but these must be approached individually.