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Glodwick, Oldham

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Glodwick, Oldham

Glodwick (pronounced Glod-ick) is an area of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. It is south-east of Oldham town centre. Glodwick is a multi-ethnic residential area in the south of the Oldham, home particularly to a large community of Pakistanis and British Pakistanis. Glodwick is marked architecturally by Oldham's history with the Industrial Revolution, particularly cotton spinning.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9404
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
 

Glodwick, Oldham in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Glodwick, 2 eccl. dists. (Christchurch and St Mark), Prestwick par., SE. Lancashire -- Christchurch, pop. 4835; St Mark, 6296.

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