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Access to Stockport:

Stockport is genuinely ideally located having excellent connectivity by road, rail and air.

Or if you are looking for a healthy option, improved walkways, cycle-ways and bridleways are opening up new routes into Stockport.

Lying alongside the M60 Manchester Orbital motorway, Stockport is easy to access from all points north, south, west and east via links to the M6, M61, M621 and M56.

Just a few miles north and 10 minutes by rail is Manchester city centre while a similar distance south are the rolling hills and dales of the Peak District National Park.

Trains to London run every 3 hours and in just 2 hours you can be enjoying the bright lights of London.

A new transport interchange is set to complement the many new and regeneration projects taking place across Stockport.

New cycle and pedestrian routes have been opened with more planned to connect the town with outlying areas.

A free Metroshuttle bus runs in Stockport town centre every 12 minutes connecting shops with the rail station, bus station and car parks.


Stockport’s town centre public car parks are located at:

Heaton Lane – 750 spaces
Merseyway Shopping Centre – 868 spaces
Newbridge Lane – 206 spaces
Stockport Exchange 1 – 45 spaces
Stockport Exchange 2 – 1000 spaces
The Market Place – 45 places



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