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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.


Newland Hayes & Co
Sterling Finance Ltd


Central Art Gallery
Huddersfield Canal Society
Museum of the Manchester Regiment
Park Bridge Heritage Centre
Portland Basin Museum




Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council


Akram DentalPractice
N L Watson


Dr S Keba
Dr S M Sadik
Mossley Medical Practice
The Highlands

Estate Agent

APS Estate Agents Ltd
Dawson W C & Son
First Time Buyers Centre

Rothwells Estate Agents
Ryder & Dutton
The Property Centre

Farmers Market

Ashton Under Lyne Farmers Market

Golf Club


Pub and Bar

Albion Inn
Old Fire Station
Prince Of Orange


Albion Inn
Mozaic Cafe & Deli
Old Fire Station
Prince Of Orange


Bromley Hyde & Robinson
Harold Stock & Co
Parker Bird Whiteley Solicitors

Yates Ardern Solicitors


Ashton Radio Cabs
Ring A Car Ltd
Stamford Cars Uk Ltd

Sports Clubs

East Cheshire Harriers & Tameside AC (Athletics)


Red Floral Architecture
A Pearson & Son Family
Perfect Pets
Paws & Claws
J Preston
Vision Call
Big B's
J O'Brien
The Tea Shoppe
Hansons Cafe
Cherry Tree Cafe
Library Cafe Sandwich Bar
Sorrentos Coffee House
Sweet Thoughts

Ashton Chicken Barbecue
Williams & Sons Deli
Sea King Fisheries
Bradleys Bakery
Chapel Bakery
Keppel Street Bakery
James Burrows Ltd
Gabbotts Farm
Frank Eaton
Pretty Petals Florist
Michael Hall Florist
Woodend Garden Centre
Potters Wheel
Pets At Home
Mozaic cafe & deli


Ashton & District Walking Club(Walking)
Park Bridge Heritage Centre(Walking)
Park Bridge Heritage Centre(Walking)


Places to Stay near Ashton under Lyne

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Village Ashton Moss (0.59 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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Barton Villa (0.88 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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Welbeck House Hotel (1.27 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 (1.56 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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Hotel Smokies Park (2.04 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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Mount Guest House (2.11 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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Premier Inn Manchester (Denton) (3.41 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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White Hart Inn (3.42 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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Citi Place (3.74 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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Travellers Retreat 2 (3.86 miles)

Travellers Retreat 2

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