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Newton Heath, Manchester

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Newton Heath, Manchester

Newton Heath is an urban area of the city of Manchester, England. It is 2.8 miles east north east of Manchester city centre and has a population of 9,883. Historically a part of Lancashire, Newton Heath was formerly a farming area, but adopted the factory system following the Industrial Revolution. The principal industry in the area was engineering, although many were employed in the mining and textiles industries in the thriving areas of Clayton Vale and Bradford.
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD8800
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

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


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

Newton Heath, town and ry. sta., Manchester par., Lancashire, forming a NE. portion of Manchester parL bor., pop. 29,189; P.O., T.O.; is a local government dist.

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