Ellesmere Port


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Ellesmere Port

n
(Placename) a port in NW England, in NW Cheshire on the Mersey estuary and Manchester Ship Canal. Pop: 66 265 (2001)
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
IT'S back to the 90s in Ellesmere Port this March when a Decades of Dance event will see chart stars K-Klass and Rozalla head for the Civic Hall.
VAUXHALL plans to slash a further 250 jobs at its Ellesmere Port factory, adding to the 400 staff cuts announced in October.
The workforce at Ellesmere Port will fall to 1,200 once the job cuts are complete.
A 39-YEAR-OLD man, from Ellesmere Port, has been charged with murder in relation to the disappearance of Ellia Arathoon.
That has led to speculation the company could close one or two European factories - with the plants in Ellesmere Port and Bochum, Germany, reported to be at risk.
Auto Business News-July 22, 2011--Vauxhall produces 100,000th Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer at Ellesmere Port Plant(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
The firm's US owner General Motors confirmed plans to build a new model at the Ellesmere Port plant.
Tony Woodley, joint leader of Unite said he had "growing concerns" over the future plans of Canadian car parts giant Magna, which is buying the European business of General Motors, including the two Vauxhall plants at Ellesmere Port and Luton.
The grant aid, from the Selective Finance for Investment in England scheme, will help Vauxhall install a new 'contiguous' press shop to make large Astra pressings on site and safeguard the longer-term future of Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port manufacturing operation.
Following the decision in February 2001 to produce the new Vectra at Ellesmere Port, the plant received a further $315-million investment to upgrade its facilities.
When previous job losses were announced in October it was made clear that manufacturing costs were higher at Ellesmere Port than some other plants.
TO celebrate the launch of the all-new seventh generation Vauxhall Astra, workers at the Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant - home of the Astra for over 36 years - choreographed 128 new models to create the image of the Union Jack flag.