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Weaste, Salford

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Weaste, Salford

Weaste is an inner city area of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is an industrial area, with many industrial estates. The A57 road passes through Weaste, which lies close to the M602 motorway. Weaste is north of Salford Quays. The name is from Old French waste meaning "common land, waste". Home to St Luke's Church (C of E), grade II listed building designed by George Gilbert Scott. Emily Pankhurst, the women's suffragette leader, was married in St Luke's.
Post townSALFORD
Administrative CountySalford
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ8098
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

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

Weaste, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Eccles par., SE. Lancashire, 3½ miles W. of Exchange Station, Manchester, pop. 4392.

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