is a small town and electoral ward within the Metropolitan
Borough of Wirral. It is located along the River Mersey, on
the eastern side of the Wirral Peninsula, and had a total
resident population of 13,720 at the 2001 census.
The town includes the areas of Port Sunlight (an early planned
factory town), Higher
Bebington (which includes the Mount
Bebington, Poulton, Spital and Storeton.
railway station opened in 1838 and is situated on the Wirral
Line of the Mersey rail network.
Stone quarried at
was used for the construction of Birkenhead Town Hall, some of
the villas around Birkenhead and Rock Parks and most famously
of all the Empire State Building. The stone is considered to
be a high quality sandstone which is creamy in appearance. The
Quarries were eventually filled in with debris removed during
the construction of the two Mersey Tunnels.
In 1838, the footprints of an archosaur later called the
Chirotherium storetonese were found in a sandstone bed at
Storeton Quarry. Examples can be seen at the Liverpool Museum
and at Christ Church within the parish of Higher Bebington
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Useful links for Bebington
Brackenwood Golf Club
Bebington Bowling League
Mersey rail Bebington