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Portwood, Stockport

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Portwood, Stockport

Portwood is an area in Stockport, England, lying just outside the town centre, and based around Great Portwood Street. It is a mixed area, with the part closest to the town centre mainly given over to shops and the further part residential. The Rivers Tame and Goyt and the M60 motorway run through the area. The former Stockport Portwood railway station lies under the M60 motorway.
Administrative CountyStockport
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9090
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester

Portwood, Stockport in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Portwood, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Stockport par., Cheshire, on r. Mersey, within Stockport bor., pop. 5994.

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