Greengate, Greater Manchester

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Greengate, looking north from the Chadderton boundary
Greengate is located in Greater Manchester
Location within Greater Manchester
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtM24
Dialling code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
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Greater Manchester
53°31′58″N 2°10′30″W / 53.532809°N 2.1749522°W / 53.532809; -2.1749522Coordinates: 53°31′58″N 2°10′30″W / 53.532809°N 2.1749522°W / 53.532809; -2.1749522

Greengate is an industrial district in the town of Chadderton in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, Greater Manchester.

It is located in the south west of Chadderton, close to the town's common borders with Middleton to the west and Moston in the City of Manchester which lies to the south.

For postal purposes Greengate lies within the Manchester postal district (M24, Middleton).

British aircraft manufacturer Avro, later BAE Chadderton, built a factory at Greengate in 1938–39. It was one of the largest employers in the area.[1] The BAE factory was closed in 2012 and purchased later that year by NOV (National Oilwell Varco), an American multinational working in oil and gas.[2]


Stagecoach Manchester provides the following bus services along Greengate -

112/113 - to Middleton via Middleton Junction and to Manchester City Centre via Moston and Collyhurst.

114 - to Middleton via Alkrington and Manchester City Centre via Moston and Collyhurst.

294 offers two early morning one way services to the Trafford Centre via Moston, Cheetham Hill and Salford Quays.

Manchester Community Transport operates service 159 to Middleton via Middleton Junction and Tonge and to Oldham via New Moston, Failsworth and Chadderton.[3]

BAE Systems Chadderton Factory at Greengate


  1. ^ P.8 Lawson, Michael; Johnson, Mark (1997), Images of England: Chadderton, Tempus, ISBN 0-7524-0714-7
  2. ^ | Retrleved 22 November 2018
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 February 2016. Retrieved 24 February 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)