11 miles City Centre
Manchester Piccadilly train station
15 minutes Manchester Airport
Premier Inn, Manchester
Wilmslow Leisure Centre
Quarry Bank Mill
Wilmslow Green Room Theatre
Get To Know Wilmslow
Wilmslow is a town and civil parish in Cheshire. The area lies between Handforth and similarly affluent Alderley Edge, known for its upmarket lifestyle and its many rich and famous residents. It is one of the most sought after places to live in the UK after central London and falls within the Cheshire Golden Triangle. Wilmslow offers amples shops, restaurants, bars and coffee shops and is served by several car showrooms of notable marque, these include Aston Martin, Porsche, Ferrari, Jaguar, Maserati, Landrover, Bentley McLaren, Rolls-Royce, Lamborghini and many others. Manchester International Airport is easily accessible and is a mere 15 minute drive from Wilmslow.
Wilmslow is approximately 11 miles from Manchester City Centre, the A34 bypass is the main road network that serves the town, the bypass joins the A555 at Handforth Dean and this road is currently being extended to Manchester Airport, due for completion in 2018.
The town’s bus services run half hourly and hourly connecting Wilmslow to Knutsford, Altrincham, Macclesfield and Manchester and Manchester Airport.
Wilmslow railway station is situated where the electrified line from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly divides. There are frequent services from Manchester, Stockport, Crewe and Manchester Airport. Since December 2008 there has been an hourly service to London Euston from Wilmslow railway station.
Alan Turing, the computer science pioneer and driving force behind the Bombe machine for cracking the German Enigma cypher, is perhaps Wilmslow’s most notable resident.
Indie Rock bank Doves met at Wilmslow High School in the 1980’s.
Wilmslow has become home to many footballers and football managers including Alex Ferguson, Nani, Fabrice Muamba and Joe Hart.