Area Guide: Moston

  • Moston Introduction

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
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    Moston is a district of Manchester, approximately 3 miles (5 km) north east of the city centre. Historically a part of Lancashire, Moston is a predominantly residential area, with a population of about 12,500 and has a land coverage is approximately 1,300 acres.

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  • Davenport Introduction

    by David Boyd | Nov 11, 2015
    The area of Davenport is located south of Stockport Town Centre and gained its name from the building of Davenport Railway Station at the behest of the Davenport family. The family owned nearby Bramall Hall around the later 14th Century.
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  • Cafelito - New Cafe in Stockport!

    by David Boyd | Sep 30, 2016

    Cafelito is a new Coffee Shop that has just opened in the Davenport/Heaviley area.  They do great coffee, panini's as well as hot soup and pies!  There is plenty of room to sit down and relax with further seating upstairs/function room.

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  • Moston Local Shops

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston Market based on Hartley Street off Moston Lane consists of 33 stalls, trading days are Tues, Thurs, Friday and Saturday’s so why not grab a bargain!

    The main strip through Moston on Moston Lane itself have a large variety of shops from Charity shops, ...

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  • The Thatched House

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    The thatched housed located at 573 Moston Lane, Moston has recently ben refurbished and offers great entertainment every day of the week, inc. Quiz Night, Snooker/Pool, Darts, Bingo, Live Music, Sky and much more.
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  • The Spicies African Cuisine

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Spices are a fabulous North African restaurant serving authentic dishes. If you're looking for a dining experience a trip here is well worth it
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  • Dilshad Tandoori Restaurant

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    If you are a fan or curry this is the place for you. Here you can sample authentic dishes made freshly by skilled chefs. The laid back atmosphere make this a popular hit with the locals
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  • The Manchester College

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    This is a further education college based in Manchester. It opened on 1 August 2008, as the result of a merger between City College Manchester and Manchester College of Arts and Technology to form an 80,000 student 'supercollege. It is the largest provider of "Offender ...
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  • St Matthews RC High School

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    This high school had outstanding GCSE results in 2009, 77% of their students gained 5 or more A*-C Grades and so they aim for the highest achievement at every level and encourage all members of the school community to realise their full potential they also ...
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  • New Moston School

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    This primary school is located on Moston Lane East, New Moston, It was formed by the amalgamation of New Moston Junior School and New Moston Infant School. The new school became known as New Moston Primary School and currently have approximatly 400 children on roll....
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  • Bus Service

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston is very well served by buses primarily along Moston Lane directly to and from Manchester city centre. Bus routes directly to Manchester city centre include 51, 81, 88, 112, 118, 77, 80, 89, 149 and 188. Bus routes from Moston also go directly to ...
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  • Moston Train Station

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston Railway

    Moston railway station is an unmanned railway station and is located off Hollinwood Avenue in New Moston. The routes from the station are the Caldervale and Oldham Loop Lines and is managed by Northern Rail.
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  • Hough Hall

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston Hough Hall

    Hough Hall is the oldest building in the Moston area and is situated on Hough Hall Road. The Hall was listed as a Grade II listed building on the 3 October, 1974] and was erected in approximately the 16th-17th centuries. HOUGH HALL was long the ...
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  • Moston Valley Football Club

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston Valley Football

    Moston Valley Football Club is an FA Charter Standard Club with its feet firmly rooted in the Lightbowne and Moston Vale area and Community. The club has grown from strength to strength since receiving the FA Charter Standard Award in 2005. Their aim is to ...
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  • Broadhurst Park

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Moston Broadhurst Park

    Originating from a 19th century park, Broadhurst Park sits in the Moston ward in a highly populated area with housing estates all around and two local schools, one of which is on the park boundary and the other across the road.

    The park is an ...

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  • Davenport Schools

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    Primary education is served nearby by Adswood Primary School. Also nearby is St. Ambrose Catholic School.  

    Adswood Primary School

    Independent schools include Hillcrest Grammar and Stockport Grammar School.

    Stockport Grammar School

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  • Funky Monkey Coffee House

    by David Boyd | Nov 18, 2015
    If you just fancy a quick coffee try the Funky Monkey Coffee house on Bramhall Lane.
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  • Rayhoon Restaurant

    by David Boyd | Nov 16, 2015
    Stockport Rayhoon

    There are lots of good takeaway options in Davenport, and nearby Stockport offers a multitude of restaurant options. Our recent favourite is Rayhoon a Persian restaurant on St. Petersgate.
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  • The Jolly Sailor

    by David Boyd | Nov 16, 2015

    Davenport Jolly Sailor Pub

    The Jolly Sailor is something of an institution in Davenport and offer some great ales along with entertainment nights such as open mic comedy, quiz and poker nights.

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  • Davenport Train Station

    by David Boyd | Nov 16, 2015

    Davenport Railway Station

    Davenport Railway station provides easy access to Stockport Centre, Manchester City Centre and Hazel Grove.

    The Bus


    You can't go wrong with the 192 bus as they are very frequent. 

    Train times

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