Offerton, Greater Manchester

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Offerton
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Offerton Methodist Church
Offerton is located in Greater Manchester
Offerton
Offerton
 Offerton shown within Greater Manchester
OS grid reference SJ916885
Metropolitan borough Stockport
Metropolitan county Greater Manchester
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town STOCKPORT
Postcode district SK2
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester

Coordinates: 53°23′38″N 2°07′33″W / 53.3939°N 2.1257°W / 53.3939; -2.1257

Offerton is a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. It includes the areas of Bosden Farm, Foggbrook and the Offerton Estate. It had one high school, Offerton School, (formerly Goyt Bank) closed in August 2012. The ward population at the UK Census 2011 was 13,720.[1]

History[edit]

In 1875 Offerton was one of eight civil parishes in Cheshire to be included in the Stockport Rural Sanitary District. The sanitary district became the Stockport Rural District in 1894. It became part of the Hazel Grove and Bramhall urban district in 1900. The district was abolished in 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and its former area was transferred to Greater Manchester to be combined with that of other districts to form the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.

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