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
Population 11,894 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ804951
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MANCHESTER
Postcode district M32
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°27′09″N 2°17′41″W / 53.4525°N 2.2948°W / 53.4525; -2.2948Coordinates: 53°27′09″N 2°17′41″W / 53.4525°N 2.2948°W / 53.4525; -2.2948

Gorse Hill is an area in Stretford, within the Trafford borough of Greater Manchester, England. The population of the ward taken at the 2011 census was 11,894.[1]It is a residential area with two minor industrial estates on either side of the main A56 Chester Road, 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.[2] Gorse Hill is also the northernmost ward of Trafford council and is home to Trafford Town Hall, housing the council offices. Gorse Hill shares a border with Old Trafford ward, home to both Manchester United F.C. and Lancashire County Cricket Club.[3]

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