Crewe is a railway town within the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. According to the 2001 census the urban area had a population of 67,683. Crewe is perhaps best known as a large railway junction and home to Crewe Works, for many years a major railway engineering facility, but now much reduced in size. From 1946 until 2002 it was also the home of Rolls-Royce Motors motor car production. The Pyms Lane factory on the west of the town now produces Bentley motor cars exclusively.

Why visit?

  • Crewe is a historic railway town, with a rich history of railway engineering and locomotive production. The town is home to the Crewe Heritage Centre, which offers a fascinating insight into the town's railway past.
  • Crewe is home to a variety of independent shops, boutiques, and markets, offering a unique shopping experience. The town also has a number of large shopping centres, including the Grand Junction Retail Park and the Crewe Shopping Centre.
  • Crewe is home to a number of attractions, including the Crewe Lyceum Theatre, the Crewe Alexandra Football Club, and the Crewe Heritage Centre.