Settlements in Greater Manchester (13 pages found in this category)


Village in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, formerly a coal-mining area, but now part of a commuter belt for the nearby city of Manchester.

Barrow Bridge

Model village started by John and Robert Lord, who built a cotton mill next to the Dean Brook in the north-west outskirts of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.

Bedford, Leigh

Suburb of Leigh in Greater Manchester, one of the three ancient townships that merged in 1875 to form the town of Leigh.


One of several villages in the Saddleworth parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, in Greater Manchester


A residential suburb of Worsley in the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England.

Howe Bridge

Suburb of Atherton in Greater Manchester, built as a model mining village in the 1870s by the Fletchers.


Built-up area in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester, England, lying on flat ground on the south side of the M62 motorway and the north bank of the Manchester Ship Canal.

Mosley Common

Suburb of Tyldesley in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester.

New Manchester

Formerly isolated mining community at the extreme eastern end of the Tyldesley township.


Civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, in Yorkshire until government reorganisation in 1974.