Offerton, Greater Manchester

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Offerton
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Offerton Methodist Church
Offerton is located in Greater Manchester
Offerton
Offerton
Location within Greater Manchester
OS grid referenceSJ916885
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townSTOCKPORT
Postcode districtSK2
Dialling code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°23′38″N 2°07′33″W / 53.3939°N 2.1257°W / 53.3939; -2.1257Coordinates: 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. Historically in Cheshire, it includes Bosden Farm, Foggbrook and the Offerton Estate. Its high school, Offerton School, (formerly Goyt Bank) closed in August 2012 and is now home to Castle Hill High School. 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 census". Retrieved 5 February 2015.