Incorporating the townships of Backford, Chorlton by Backford and Caughall

St Oswalds Church 

Welcome to the Backford Parish Council website!

Here you will be able to find links to the local community, be kept up to date with relevant news and information, as well as all items relating to the Parish Council itself. Please note that this site has only recently become operational and will be evolving over the next few months so if you have any ideas or recommendations for it then please email the Clerk in the first instance.

Backford itself is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is situated between Chester and Ellesmere Port on the A41 trunk road, to the north of the Shropshire Union Canal.  Backford Cross is located about 1.5 miles north of Backford.

St Oswald's Church is in the centre of the village, as is Backford Hall and it is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building, dating from the 14th century. Backford Hall can be dated back to 1863 is also in the village center. It is also a Grade II listed building and previously operated as offices for Cheshire West and Chester Council (formerl Cheshire County Council) but is now part of a private development numbering some 64 dwellings.