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County - Lancashire | Map
Tel code: 0161 | code search
Postcode: OL6 | code search
Population: 43700
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Birthplace of:
Geoff Hurst
Margaret Beckett

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Folk Customs:
Holcombe Hill Egg Rolling
Preston Gulid
Saddleworth Rush Cart
The Bacup Coco-Nutters

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Red House
"been to this pub many times since the new landlord and his familly took over in june,Rob carol and there familly very friendly and always make customers feel welcome,3 of ..." More

Park Bridge Heritage Centre
"went on the adult bat walk had a great time with the rangers great has we had bat detectors as well great time and the rangers where fantastic cannnot ..." More

Red House
"CLOSED!! No notification on window as to why and no shutters up or anything like that??? I was really looking forward to a big juicy chicken burger and a cold ..." More

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Originally known simply as Ashton nestling on the banks of the River Tame it was in medieval times a thriving market town and remained so until the 18th century. This town, like many in the North West of England at this time relied on coal mining lying as it does in the South Lancashire Coal Field. Ashton further developed as a cotton producing town using locally produced coal fired engines instead of steam power in some of their mills. By 1811 there were three canals servicing Ashton and it was around this time that there was some confusion with the number of places called Ashton. In order to differentiate itself from the others it took the name Ashton Under Lyne. Ashton under Lyne and its wealth was secured through to the early 20th century, electric trams were introduced and new schools were built, all signs of a successful growing town. Then cheap imports of cotton started arriving and in turn this virtually destroyed the local industry. Ashton though was determined to adapt and change with plenty of re-building and modernisation of the town. Today Ashton retains strong links with its past, there are around 80 listed buildings in the area. In contrast to the historic is the modern Arcades Shopping Centre and the Ladysmith Shopping Centre, the town also boasts a cinema, theatre, art gallery and two museums as well as a wide range of pubs and clubs.

Accountant

Alan Mills Howard & Co
Mulholland Spence Assosciates Ltd
Sterling Finance Ltd

Attraction

Park Bridge Heritage Centre

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Cinema

Cineworld Cinema

Club

Molly Malones
Universal

Dentist

Allan & Associate
Links
N L Watson
Wallace & Associates

Doctor

Albion Medical Practice
Bedford House Medical Centre
Chapel Street Medical Centre
Dr B U Patel
Dr S M Sadik
Mossley Medical Practice
Tame Valley Medical Centre

Farmers Market

Ashton Under Lyne Farmers Market

Golf Club

Ashton under Lyne Golf Club

Market

Ashton Market
Ashton Under Lyne Farmers Market

Pub and Bar

Ash Tree
Birch
Britannia Inn
Butchers Arms
Cambridge Inn
Dr Browns
Feathers
Halfway House
Ladysmith
Lord Napier
March Hare
Old Fire Station
Oxford
Red House
Ring O Bells
Star Inn
Swan Inn

Warrington Arms

Solicitor

Bromley Hyde & Robinson
Harold Stock & Co

Taxi

Ashton Radio Cabs
Ring A Car Ltd

Theatre

Tameside Hippodrome

Sports Clubs

Ashton under Lyne RFC (Rugby Union)
Ashton under Lyne SC (Swimming & Diving)
Ashton United (Amateur Football)
Curzon Ashton (Amateur Football)
Stockport 2006 CSC (Cycling)

Shops

Evergreen Alternative Flowers
Boots
A Pearson & Son Family
Perfect Pets
Ashton Aquatics
J Preston
Conlons Opticians Ltd
Big B's

Places to Stay near Ashton under Lyne

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Barton Villa (0.65 miles)

Barton Villa

The Barton Villa Guesthouse is conveniently situated 7 miles from Manchester City centre.
The Barton Villa Guest House is situated close all road networks and attractions within the area. Barton Villa offers comfortable accommodation and offers ... More | visit website

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Village Ashton Moss (0.78 miles)

Village Ashton Moss

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Village Ashton near Manchester has 120 top notch bedrooms with great facilities inclusing wide flat screen TV, Ipod docking station , air conditioning and free wifi.It houses a large, state ... More

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Welbeck House Hotel (1.11 miles)

Welbeck House Hotel

Convenient to the motorway network, this small family-owned hotel is approximately 6 miles from central Manchester and 3 miles from the Manchester Velodrome. The hotel is fully central heated, double glazed and has a private car ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Ashton Under Lyne (1.42 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Mount Guest House (1.87 miles)

Mount Guest House
Mount Guest House offers accommodation in Audenshaw, Manchester, providing excellent modern facilities and warm hospitality. The Mount Guest House is renowned for its professional service, clean rooms, and friendly welcome. Situated in a quiet locale ... More | visit website
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Hotel Smokies Park (2.11 miles)

Hotel Smokies Park

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Offering style, comfort and modern facilities for both business and leisure visitors, this hotel is just minutes from the M60. Best Western Hotel Smokies Park is one of the highest rated 3-star ... More

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Premier Inn Manchester (Denton) (3.17 miles)

Ideally located for access to the M60 and just 8 miles from Manchester city centre. Manchester Old Trafford and the City of Manchester stadiums are a bus ride away and Manchester Trafford Centre is only ... More | visit website
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Citi Place (3.54 miles)

Citi Place

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Budget accommodation ideally located on the outskirts of the city. Just a short journey away from major attractions including the M.E.N. Arena, host to a ... More

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White Hart Inn (3.66 miles)

White Hart Inn
Charles Brierley has known the White Hart intimately since he was a child: he attended the adjacent Sunday school. Suspecting that there might be more to life than Leviticus, he ventured next door to satisfy ... More | visit website
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Travellers Retreat 2 (3.67 miles)

Travellers Retreat 2

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