Middlewich is a town in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is 19.2 miles (30.9 km) east of the city of Chester, 2.9 miles (4.7 km) east of Winsford, 5.3 miles (8.5 km) southeast of Northwich and 4.7 miles (7.6 km) northwest of Sandbach. The population of the town at the 2011 Census was 13,595.
Middlewich lies on the confluence of three rivers: the Dane, Croco and Wheelock. Three canals then pass through the town, the Shropshire Union, Trent and Mersey, and the Wardle Canal, as without difficulty as three major roads, the A533, A54 and A530; Middlewich then has great motorway connections to the user-friendly cities of Manchester and Liverpool. The town’s population has doubled back 1970 despite a dwindling in the number of manufacturing jobs in salt and textile manufacturing, suggesting that many of the other residents stir in Middlewich for reasons extra than local employment.
Since 1990 there have been initiatives to layer the volume of tourism into the town, through happenings such as the annual folk and ship festival, the Roman and Norman festivals, and regular farmers’ markets.
In 2014, it was rated one of the most attractive postcode areas to stir in England.