Ellesmere Port


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Ellesmere Port

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(Placename) a port in NW England, in NW Cheshire on the Mersey estuary and Manchester Ship Canal. Pop: 66 265 (2001)
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Auto Business News-July 29, 2019--Vauxhall plans to move Astra production from Ellesmere Port if Brexit impacts negatively
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 29, 2019--Vauxhall plans to move Astra production from Ellesmere Port if Brexit impacts negatively
Parent group PSA said the new model will be manufactured in Ellesmere Port on Merseyside, which employs 1,000, if a satisfactory deal is reached with the EU.
For many people, of course, Ellesmere Port will always be associated with heavy industry - such as the Vauxhall car assembly plant and Stanlow oil refinery.
The Blue Planet aquarium, one of Ellesmere Port's many attractions FOR many people, Ellesmere Port is still associated with industries such as Vauxhall's car assembly plant and the Stanlow oil refinery.
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.
WORKERS at Ellesmere Port's Vauxhall plant face more days of anxious waiting as parent company General Motors (GM) decides whether or not to close the factory.
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.