9m from City Centre
0.5m from Train Station
5m from Airport
Get To Know Altrincham
Altrincham is a market town within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford. The town lies on the River Mersey and is approximately 8 miles south west of Manchester city centre.
Dunham Massey Hall which is surrounded by 250 acres of stunning deer park is on the outskirts of Altrincham. The town also boasts 10 conservation areas; The Downs, The Devisdale, Bowdon, Ashley Heath, Goose Green, Old Market Place, Sandiway, George Street, the Linotype Housing estate and Stamford New Road
Considered to be a affluent commuter town, it benefits from great transport links including the Metrolink, Rail and Bus services.
Altrincham has its own football team, Altrincham FC who are in the Conference League North division.
Access to Altrincham is easy, either by the main A56 road out from the city centre or via junction 7 of the M56. Manchester Airport is a 10 minute drive and Manchester city centre is approx 8 miles away.
Altrincham is easily accessible by car, bus, cycle, train and Metrolink. Regular bus services provide routes to all areas of Trafford as well as Manchester, Stockport and Warrington. The Metrolink system runs from Altrincham to Bury linking it with Manchester city centre, Salford and Eccles.
The train from the town runs from Chester through to Manchester Piccadilly, stopping at main stations between. ManchesterAirport is also served by bus links from Altrincham. Cycle stands are available on George Street and outside the library on Stamford New Road.
Altrincham’s Interchange in the centre of the town provides a central access point for all public transport option, including a hackney cab rank and there are major plans to enhance the whole Interchange area in the future.
The town is also linked to the main waterway networks in the North West by means of the Bridgewater Canal which runs on the outskirts of the town centre.
Ian Brown and John Squire of The Stone Roses both attended Altrincham Grammar School for Boys.