Langley, Greater Manchester
High-rise accommodation in Langley. The flats pictured here have since been demolished.
Langley shown within Greater Manchester
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Langley is an area of Middleton in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. It is 4.4 miles (7.1 km) south-southwest of Rochdale and 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north-northeast of Manchester City Centre.
The Langley estate is an overspill housing development that was created in the 1950s for Manchester City Council. Families moved into the new housing from the slum clearance areas of Manchester, the eventual population was about 25,000 - doubling the population size of Middleton.
A street in Langley with council homes built by Manchester City Council around the mid-20th century.
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