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Greenacres, Oldham

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Greenacres, Oldham

Greenacres (pronounced locally as "Grinnicres"), or archaically Greenacres Moor, is an area of Oldham, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the west side of the River Medlock opposite the village of Lees. An upland area, rising gently in altitude from west to east, Greenacres is a residential area located next to parts of Clarksfield, Waterhead, Mumps and Derker, all in the east of Oldham.
Post townOLDHAM
Administrative CountyOldham
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD9405
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 Greenacres, Oldham has been known in the past

Greenacres Moor

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

Greenacres Moor, dist., Prestwich par., SE. Lancashire, in suburbs of Oldham; P.O., T.O.

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