Crewe is located within the area of Cheshire East. It's best known as a large railway junction and as home to Crewe Works. From 1946-2002 it was also the home of Rolls-Royce motor car production.
Crewe railway station is less than a mile from the town centre, although it was not incorporated into the then borough of Crewe until 1937. It is one of the largest stations in the North West and a major interchange station on the West Coast Mainline. It has 12 platforms in use and has direct services to London (Euston), Edinburgh, Cardiff, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and more.
Crewe is on the A500, A530 and A534 roads, and is less than 10 miles from the M6 motorway.