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St Margaret's, Mostyn
Grid reference: SJ155805
Location: 53°18’50"N, 3°16’8"W
Population: 5,974  (2001)
Post town: Holywell
Postcode: CH8
Dialling code: 01745
Local Government
Council: Flintshire

Mostyn is a village in Flintshire, lying on the estuary of the River Dee near the town of Holywell.

Mostyn once served as a port from which ferries used to sail (until 2004) to Dublin on the Liverpool-Dublin route. Today, manufactured wings for the massive Airbus A380 aircraft leave Mostyn on the ship Ville De Bordeaux, after travelling down the River Dee by barge from the Airbus wing factory at Broughton, Flintshire.

Mostyn Port has been the construction base for some of the Irish Sea Offshore Windfarms: North Hoyle (Constructed 2003-2004), Burbo Bank (2006-2007), Rhyl Flats (2008-2009) and Gwynt y Môr (2012). Also some of the work for the Robin Rigg and Walney windfarms.

Between 1848 and 1966 there was a railway station in the village on the Chester to Holyhead line.

Mostyn's port area is home to the headquarters of Warwick International Group Limited, manufacturers of bleach activators for detergent applications.

Just down the A548 road from Mostyn at Llanerch-y-Mor is the now closed Mostyn Fun Ship. The ship started life as the Duke of Lancaster, a car ferry and cruise ship. After it was permanently dry-docked in Mostyn, it earned its later name from its new operation as an arcade and bar.[1]

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