Gorse Hill

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Gorse Hill
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Road in Gorse Hill Park
Gorse Hill is located in Greater Manchester
Gorse Hill
Gorse Hill
 Gorse Hill shown within Greater Manchester
OS grid reference SJ804951
Metropolitan borough Trafford
Metropolitan county Greater Manchester
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district M32
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Stretford and Urmston
List of places
Greater Manchester

Coordinates: 53°27′09″N 2°17′41″W / 53.4525°N 2.2948°W / 53.4525; -2.2948

Gorse Hill is an area of Stretford, within the Trafford borough of Greater Manchester, England. It is a residential area with two minor industrial estates on either side of the main A56 Chester Rd, which divides the two halves of the ward. Gorse Hill Park is a park which has recently had its historic main gates renovated and sits in between the two halves of the ward also, bridging Chester Road and Talbot Road.[1] Gorse Hill is also the northern most ward for Trafford council and is home to Trafford Town Hall, housing the council offices. Gorse Hill shares a border with Old Trafford ward, both Manchester United F.C. and Lancashire County Cricket Club call this area home.[2]