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County - Cheshire | Map
Tel code: 0161 | code search
Postcode: SK16 | code search
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Knutsford’s Street Sanding

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Joe's Travel
"One of the best service we have recievedyou must travel with joes travel

Date visited: 23/12/2009 ..." More

Curry Cottage Restaurant
"Fantastic food, brilliant friendly staff. Prices good. Offers on in the week sometimes. Would recommend this place to anyone. Go regular :))))

Date visited: 3/10/09 ..." More

Barton Villa
"Good Points: Lovely setting, nice breakfast, comfortable bed. Bad Points: Temperature in room rather hot. General review: Overall, very good and helpful people.

Date visited: 2009-05-06 ..." More

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The accepted view is that the name Dukinfield refers to “ducks open land” –and that in the 12th century the presiding family took the name De Dokenfield and Robert de Dokenfeld became the Lord of the Manor. At this time Dukinfield benefited from large areas of good pasture and meadow land, the area proved excellent for farming and up until 1827 Dukinfield had a major agricultural industry supplying Stockport and Manchester with vegetables. The Industrial Age secured the growth of the area and with this the need for better communication links were understood and more bridges were built across the River Tame, canal construction took on a determination to ensure that Dukinfield was at the hub of industrial activity and Dukinfield welcomed the coming of the railway age. However by the start of the 20th century this success was beginning to wane – local pits were closing and it saw the decline of the cotton industry. The evidence of the wealth that Dukinfield once enjoyed is still evident today with its park which was opened in 1902 and its and town hall, which was refurbished in 2005.

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Care Home

Fir Trees Care Centre
The Beeches Care Centre
Yew Trees Care Centre

Classes

Yoga - MDIIY

Dentist

Humphreys & Associates
Silverdale Dental Practice

Doctor

Davaar Medical Centre
King Street Medical Centre
The Hollies Surgery
Town Hall Surgery

Pub and Bar

Albion
Angel Inn
Astley Arms
Friendship Inn
Gardeners Arms
Lamb Inn
New Inn
Normans

Snipe Inn
Wheatsheaf

Restaurant

Curry Cottage Restaurant
Gardeners Arms
Herb & Spice Restaurant
Lamb Inn
Wheatsheaf

School

Broadbent Fold Primary School
Clarendon Fields Primary School
Cromwell High School
Dukinfield Astley High School
Globe Lane Nursery & Primary School
Lyndhurst Primary School
St John’s C of E Primary School
St Mary’s RC Primary School
Staley Dene Preparatory School
Yew Tree Primary School

Solicitor

P P M C Legal

Taxi

A1 Private Hire
Joe's Travel

Sports Clubs

Dukinfield CC (Cricket)

Shops

Davina Chemist Ltd
Roberts Opticians
G.V. Roberts (Butchers)
Scullions Bakery
Emma's General Store
Tarus Hairstyles
The Looking Glass
The Cheshire Lady
The Garden Shop
RJ Lad Chemist Ltd

Activities

Stalybridge Archery Club(Archery)

Places to Stay near Dukinfield

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Barton Villa (1.07 miles)

Barton Villa

The Barton Villa Guesthouse is conveniently situated 7 miles from Manchester City centre.
The Barton Villa Guest House is situated close all road networks and attractions within the area. Barton Villa offers comfortable accommodation and offers ... More | visit website

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Mount Guest House (1.45 miles)

Mount Guest House
Mount Guest House offers accommodation in Audenshaw, Manchester, providing excellent modern facilities and warm hospitality. The Mount Guest House is renowned for its professional service, clean rooms, and friendly welcome. Situated in a quiet locale ... More | visit website
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Welbeck House Hotel (1.71 miles)

Welbeck House Hotel

Convenient to the motorway network, this small family-owned hotel is approximately 6 miles from central Manchester and 3 miles from the Manchester Velodrome. The hotel is fully central heated, double glazed and has a private car ... More | visit website

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Village Ashton Moss (1.97 miles)

Village Ashton Moss

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Village Ashton near Manchester has 120 top notch bedrooms with great facilities inclusing wide flat screen TV, Ipod docking station , air conditioning and free wifi.It houses a large, state ... More

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Travelodge Ashton Under Lyne (2.03 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Manchester (Denton) (2.61 miles)

Ideally located for access to the M60 and just 8 miles from Manchester city centre. Manchester Old Trafford and the City of Manchester stadiums are a bus ride away and Manchester Trafford Centre is only ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Manchester Hyde (2.80 miles)

Located at the end of M67, with excellent transport links to the rest of the Manchester area. This hotel is ideally positioned for a visit to the Peak District, leading directly on to the Trans ... More | visit website
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Hotel Smokies Park (3.19 miles)

Hotel Smokies Park

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Offering style, comfort and modern facilities for both business and leisure visitors, this hotel is just minutes from the M60. Best Western Hotel Smokies Park is one of the highest rated 3-star ... More

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Citi Place (3.50 miles)

Citi Place

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Budget accommodation ideally located on the outskirts of the city. Just a short journey away from major attractions including the M.E.N. Arena, host to a ... More

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Holiday Inn Express Manchester - East (3.57 miles)

Holiday Inn Express Manchester - East
This Holiday Inn Express offers modern rooms, each with a flat-screen TV, just 10 minutes’ drive from Manchester’s bustling centre. There is a restaurant, a residents bar and free parking. All of the contemporary rooms have ... More | visit website

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