Located on the eastern fringe of the borough, Stalybridge sits beneath an impressive backdrop of majestic moorland scenery.  But that is not its only appeal, Stalybridge is blessed with not only the greatly improved River Tame flowing through the town, but there is also a lovely and relaxing waterside environment beside the restored narrow canal.

Stalybridge boasts some of Tameside’s most prestigious residential locations as well as a revived shopping area that includes supermarkets and numerous independent stores.  There is also an impressive Victorian market hall, now used for popular business, social and retail events, which sits directly alongside the historic library and art gallery.  Stalybridge is acknowledged as the birthplace of the immortal song ‘It’s a Long Way to Tipperary’ and is also home to the world famous ‘Stalybridge Station Buffet Bar’, a genuine Victorian gem and a Mecca for real ale enthusiasts from far and wide.

A strong business base

A growing number of businesses are choosing Stalybridge as their base.  These range from the retail and service sectors, to traditional and the very latest high-tech industries serving a global market.

•  A great place to live, work and play

•  Easy to reach by road and rail

•  Two award-winning parks

•  Home to the world’s oldest brass band

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