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Home to the magnificent Market Hall in the Old Town, visitors can explore the town’s history and follow the Heritage Trail and see where Lowry was inspired to create paintings featuring local landmarks and streets.

Stockport Town Centre Visitor Attractions – www.stockport.gov.uk/museums

  • Hat Museum
  • The Market Place
  • Staircase House
  • Air Raid Shelters
  • Stockport Museum
  • Stockport War Memorial Art gallery

The Old Town – http://stockportoldtown.co.uk/

The Plaza – http://stockportplaza.co.uk/

News & Events

  • Event

    One Stockport Hub Storytime

    02 Dec 2021 - 14 Jul 2022

    Explore children's picture books, using drama, song, dance and play. 

  • Event

    A Bit of a Carry On

    23 Jan 2022

    Actor Tyler Butterworth tells the story of his parents, Peter Butterworth and Janet Brown.

  • Event

    Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest

    27 Jan 2022

    TV favourite Ed Byrne is finally back on the road with his biggest tour to date!

  • News

    14th January: Today’s latest coronavirus updates

    UK economy returned to pre-Covid levels in November for the first time

  • News

    Stockport shoppers donate £50,000 worth of presents to Merseyway’s Giving Tree

    Thousands of local shoppers took part in the campaign, donating over 3,000 Christmas gifts

  • News

    13th January: Today’s latest coronavirus updates

    Stockport Council opens applications for Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant scheme.

Market Hall

“My family and I recently moved to the area and I had no idea Stockport had so much heritage. I work in offices close to the town centre and have had great fun bringing the family here and discovering the old town, the market hall and the old Staircase House. The children enjoyed following the Heritage Trail and, since visiting the hat museum, I now know why Stockport County are known as the ‘hatters’.

“I’m now looking forward to taking a trip down my own musical memory lane at the Strawberry Studios exhibition and bringing my old buddies to sample the delights of Robinsons and the brewery tour”.

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    LATEST TOWN CENTRE FOOTFALL

    Total visits this period:

    492,332

    Busiest time of the day:

    12.00 - 13.00

    Average dwell time:

    141 mins

    Average visits per day:

    16,410

    (Provided by Sept 2021 research)