Stockport Places

A Town in Greater Manchester

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Adswood
The name Adswood is said to be derived from 'Adders wood'. It is believed that during the reign of King Charles the area had been royal hunting grounds and due to the then large population of snakes gave rise to this name which over time was shortene...

Bramhall
Bramhall is a large village in Stockport, England. It is most famous for Bramhall Hall.

Bredbury
The village is an important residential area of Stockport and reaches to the lower southern slopes of Werneth Low, an outlier of the Peak District between the valleys of the River Tame and River Goyt.

Brinnington
Known locally as 'Brinny', the area consists mainly of council owned dwellings including high rise flats. Brinnington has high crime levels and long-term unemployment at around 20%.
 
Cheadle
Cheadle thrives due to its location near the southern tip of Greater Manchester next to the M60 orbital motorway and between Manchester Airport and Stockport Town Centre but still maintains some of its old world character and charm with some parts protected fo...
 
Cheadle Heath
Cheadle Heath is a small suburb surrounded by Cheadle, Edgeley and the M60. It's close to Cheadle centre for good shops, bars and restaurants and its transport road connections are good.
 
Cheadle Hulme
Cheadle Hulme is a large surburban village lying in Ladybrook Valley. It did not grow around a church like many English villages, but instead from several hamlets that existed in the area such as Smithy Green and Grove Lane. Today it is a busy area with a thri...
 
Edgeley
Edgeley is a residential area characterised largely by Victorian close-packed terraced housing and Edgeley Park, home of Stockport County F.C.
 
Gatley
Gatley is the most westerly vicinity of Stockport with excellent facilities and transport links and still retains a strong community spirit.

Great Moor
Located along a ½ mile stretch of the A6, south of Stockport town centre, next to Hazel Grove, Great Moor is a good area with good amenities and road and rail links.
 
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