Driving Lessons Stretford
- 12 October 2018
- Posted by: mandy
- Category: Places
Driving Lessons Stretford:
Stretford Mall is a great precinct for shopping, located on Chester Road, it has a great selection of high-street shops. PassersHub covers all the Stretford area for driving lessons.
Stretford is a town in Trafford, Greater Manchester. On flat ground between the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal. 3.8 miles (6.1 km) southwest of Manchester city centre and 3.0 miles (4.8 km) south of Salford. Stretford borders Chorlton-cum-Hardy to the east, Urmston to the west, Salford to the north, and Sale to the south. The Bridgewater Canal bisects the town.
Historically in Lancashire, in the 19th century Stretford was an agricultural village. Known locally as Porkhampton due to the large number of pigs produced for the Manchester market. It was also an extensive market-gardening area. Producing more than 500 long tons (508 t) of vegetables each week for sale in Manchester by 1845. The arrival of the Manchester Ship Canal in 1894, and the subsequent development of the Trafford Park industrial estate. Accelerated the industrialisation that had begun in the late 19th century. By 2001 less than one per cent of Stretford’s population was employed in agriculture.
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