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Irlam, Salford

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Irlam, Salford

Irlam is a suburban town and unparished area within the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, at the 2001 census it had a population of 18,504. The town lies on flat ground on the south side of the M62 motorway and the north bank of the Manchester Ship Canal, and is 6.7 miles west-southwest of Salford, 7.6 miles west-southwest of Manchester and 8.3 miles east-northeast of Warrington.
Administrative CountySalford
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ7294
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161
Population18,504 (2001)

Other names by which Irlam, Salford has been known in the past

Irlam Low ~ Irlams O The Height ~ Low Irlam

Irlam, Salford in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Irlam, eccl. dist. and vil. with ry. sta., Eccles par., Lancashire - dist., pop. 3009; vil., at confluence of Irwell and Mersey, 7½ miles NE. of Warrington; P.O., T.O., called Irlams o' the Height; contains the seat of Irlam Hall.

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