Widnes and Runcorn are situated at the
northernmost edge of Cheshire in the borough of Halton and are
separated by the Mersey River. The Runcorn-Widnes bridge, the longest single span steel arch bridge in the United Kingdom,
links the two towns. It measures 329.8m
There are many attractions for the discerning visitor. The Catalyst Museum is
just one of them - a celebration of the British chemical industry,
widely acclaimed for its "hands-on" demonstrations.