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Northenden, Manchester

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Northenden, Manchester

Northenden is a suburban area and electoral ward of the city of Manchester in North West England. It lies on the south side of both the River Mersey and the M60 motorway, 4.2 miles west of Stockport and 5.2 miles south of Manchester city centre. Northenden is bounded by the districts of Didsbury, Gatley and Wythenshawe on the north, east and southwest respectively. Northenden is within the postal area code and electoral boundaries of the Wythenshawe district.
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ8290
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 Northenden, Manchester has been known in the past

Northen ~ Norwardine

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

Northenden (or Northen), par., township, and vil. with ry. sta., Cheshire - par., 5565 ac., pop. 1962; township, 1437 ac., pop. 1172; vil., on river Mersey, 4½ miles W. of Stockport by rail; P.O.; the par. contains Northen Etchells, township, 2322 ac., pop. 756.

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