Spotland

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Spotland
Spotland.jpg
A view over Spotland
Spotland is located in Greater Manchester
Spotland
Spotland
Location within Greater Manchester
Population10,805 (2011.Spotland and Falange Ward)
OS grid referenceSD885135
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townROCHDALE
Postcode districtOL12
Dialling code01706
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
List of places
UK
England
Greater Manchester
53°37′05″N 2°10′23″W / 53.618133°N 2.173114°W / 53.618133; -2.173114Coordinates: 53°37′05″N 2°10′23″W / 53.618133°N 2.173114°W / 53.618133; -2.173114

Spotland is a district of Rochdale in Greater Manchester, England. The Rochdale ward name is Spotland and Falinge. The population of this ward at the 2011 census was 10,805.[1] It lies on the River Spodden, and is the home of Spotland Stadium.

Historically a part of Lancashire, Spotland was formerly its own township within the ancient parish of Rochdale.

The name Spotland means "area around the Spodden", Spodden referring to the River Spodden, which itself means "spouting stream".

Spotland Primary School lies within the locality on Edmund Street.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rochdale Ward population 2011". Retrieved 7 January 2016.
  2. ^ Welcome

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