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Harpurhey, Manchester

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Harpurhey, Manchester

Harpurhey is an inner-city area of Manchester in North West England, approximately three miles north east of the city centre. It has a large daily market and shopping district, as well as local police station and leisure centre. Areas of Harpurhey include Kingsbridge Estate, Barnes Green, Shiredale Estate and Baywood Estate.
Post townManchester
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8601
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population8,834 (2001 Census)

Other names by which Harpurhey, Manchester has been known in the past

Harpurhay Cum Moston

Harpurhey, Manchester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Harpurhey, township, Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, on river Irk, within parl. bor. of Manchester, 193 ac., pop. 4810; here is the Queen's Park (30 ac.), a public recreation ground of Manchester.

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