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Linnyshaw is located in Greater Manchester
Linnyshaw shown within Greater Manchester
OS grid reference SD745035
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district M28
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
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Greater Manchester
53°31′40″N 2°23′02″W / 53.5277°N 2.3839°W / 53.5277; -2.3839Coordinates: 53°31′40″N 2°23′02″W / 53.5277°N 2.3839°W / 53.5277; -2.3839

Linnyshaw is an area of Walkden, a town in the City of Salford district of Greater Manchester, England. Historically within Lancashire, it lies to the east of Walkden, immediately south of junction 2 of the M61 motorway. The area is predominantly moss and there is a very small population. Linnyshaw lies entirely within the Walkden North council ward and within the Worsley parliamentary constituency. It is bordered by Kearsley to the north and Wardley to the east.

Between 1865 and 1921 Linnyshaw Colliery was operated by the Bridgewater Trustees.

Shops and businesses[edit]

Linnyshaw is a mainly residential area, so there are some shops and some other conveniences such as a bakery and hairdressers. There is also a garage and Club 147- a bar, snooker hall and also a Muay Thai boxing gym.