Cheadle, Bramhall, Bredbury, and Romiley are mentioned, but these all lay just outside the town limits.  The castle probably refers to Stockport Castle, a 12th-century motte-and-bailey first mentioned in 1173. Town hall consultation documents state: “Our vision for One Stockport Hub is that it will provide a library service as well as a cultural and social experience in the heart of Stockport town centre for Stockport residents and beyond.”. On 14 May 2015, was accepted into the North West Counties Football League Division One for the 2015–16 season. At the 2001 UK census, Stockport had a population of 136,082. The positioning on high ground, unusual for a water powered mill, contributed to an early demise, but the concept of moving water around in tunnels proved successful, and several tunnels were driven under the town from the Goyt to power mills. , The singer Barb Jungr released an album entitled "Stockport to Memphis" in 2012 inspired by her memories of 1960s Stockport.. More recently work has begun with talks of a metrolink to Manchester, redevelopment of the old bus station amongst many old buildings becoming luxury apartments.  The cycle of boom and bust would continue throughout the textile era. There were 1,116 households, out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. By the latter part of the century hatting had changed from a manual to a mechanised process, and was one of Stockport's primary employers; the area, with nearby Denton, was the leading national centre.  Chapels and churches were built in those townships and the parish today covers a much smaller area. The club was formed in 1883 as Heaton Norris Rovers, changing its name to Stockport County in 1890 to reflect the town's status as a county borough. Other services to Manchester include routes 42, 197 and 203. 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For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.8 males. 3 Waterloo Road was a recording studio from 1968 to 1993, partly owned and used extensively by 10cc, as well as many other major artists including Joy Division, Neil Sedaka, Barclay James Harvest, The Smiths, The Stone Roses, Paul McCartney and St Winifred's School Choir. Most of the town is within the boundaries of the historic county of Cheshire, with the area to the north of the Mersey in the historic county of Lancashire. Vernon Park, to the east towards Bredbury, was opened on 20 September 1858 on the anniversary of the Battle of Alma in the Crimean War.  Stockport Metro swimmers have claimed 50% of British swimming's medal haul. Stockport Town suffered a setback in their plans after being unsuccessful in applying for the league. 2. Stockport Grammar School Old Boys (Old Stopfordians) merged with Norbury in 2013. The company plan to transform the mill into 51 residential apartments as part of the regeneration of Stockport.. Parts of the church, situated by the market place, date to the early 14th century and it houses the Stockport Heritage centre, run by volunteers on market days. * Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad, # Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance, Address: Lambeth Grove, Woodley, Stockport, 2020/21 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions. The stadium was previously used by Stockport Sports before the club was liquidated in 2015. Stockport is served by two volunteer fire companies, the Stockport Volunteer Fire Co. No. Beside the M60 motorway is the Stockport Pyramid, a distinctive structure designed by Christopher Denny from Michael Hyde and Associates. Stopfordian is used as the general term, or demonym used for people from Stockport, much as someone from London would be a Londoner.. Historically known as Ringway airport, the area formed part of the Stockport Metropolitan Borough until it transferred to Manchester. Stockport council's cabinet meets on Tuesday, October 6 at 6pm. They highlighted how the club had been successfully run over the past year, with encouraging results against some high-profile clubs from the region.. There are 21 electoral wards in Stockport, each with three councillors, giving a total of 63 councillors with one-third elected three years out of four. Local writer Simon Stephens' play Port is set in and around Stockport. Local restrictions in Stockport. When Lombe tried to renew his patent in 1732, silk spinners from towns including Manchester, Macclesfield, Leek, and Stockport successfully petitioned parliament to not renew the patent. Since the start of the 20th century Stockport has moved away from being a town dependent on cotton and its allied industries to one with a varied base. The region was settled around 1657 and the Staats House dates from this early period. Although he was dead by the time of the Restoration in 1660, his body was brought up from Westminster Abbey and hanged in its coffin at Tyburn. The median income for a household in the town was $42,107, and the median income for a family was $46,857. Manchester United fans say same thing about Harry Maguire after goal vs Newcastle. The Liberal Democrat group is also calling for a second consultation as the current one does not make clear Central Library would permanently close. Frequent services to Manchester city centre are provided by Stagecoach Manchester's high frequency 192 service, which also connects the town centre with Stepping Hill Hospital and Hazel Grove. The area south of the Mersey was part of the Hamestan hundred. Stockport in the 16th century was a small town entirely on the south bank of the Mersey, known for the cultivation of hemp and manufacture of rope. The population density was 251.9 people per square mile (97.3/km2). ", Stockport Through Time, Coral Dranfield, Amberley Publishing Limited, 10 September 2013, The Great Civil War in Lancashire, 1642-1651, Ernest Broxap, Manchester University Press, 1973, Great Britain, p117, Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 59, Part 2, p1210, 1789, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, List of Scheduled Monuments in Greater Manchester, Grade I listed buildings in Greater Manchester, Grade II* listed buildings in Greater Manchester, Stagecoach Manchester's high frequency 192 service, "Stockport Grammar School:Old Stopfordians' Association", "Stockport playwright's latest production coming to Manchester", "Transfer news and rumours: January 26 live", Retrieved 30 January 2012. During their 11 games at the helm Jake and Tom finished with a better win percentage of previous managers Dave Wild and Calum Sykes combined in which concluded a tough season for the Lions. The church is Grade I listed.  In the same year, it was named by Building Design magazine as the "worst new building" in its annual Carbuncle Cup competition.. Having received a bye in the first round, Tranmere Rovers will provide a tough test for the Lions. We strongly advise all spectators to turn left in to the car park as this is nearest to the turnstile entrance. Stockport is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. A unit of Sea Cadet Corps based near the Pear Mill Industrial Estate and several squadrons of the Air Training Corps, based on the A6 opposite St George's Church and others on Reddish Road in South Reddish. In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. A castle held by Geoffrey de Costentin is recorded as a rebel stronghold against Henry II in 1173–1174 when his sons revolted. Based at Stockport Sports Village, the club began with ambitious aims to begin life at the tenth tier of the English football league system.  The constituency of Denton and Reddish bridges Stockport and Tameside; the current member is Andrew Gwynne for the Labour Party.. St Mary's Church, the town's oldest place of worship, was the centre of a large ecclesiastical parish covering Bramhall, Bredbury, Brinnington, Disley, Dukinfield, Hyde, Marple, Norbury, Offerton, Romiley, Stockport Etchells, Torkington and Werneth. Our main town governing board presently consists of one supervisor, one councilwoman and three councilmen. Stockport Town Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Woodley, a suburb of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England. , Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has embarked on an ambitious regeneration scheme, known as Future Stockport. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. VI., No. Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has endured a tough time on and off the field of late but produced a fine response thanks to his headed goal against Newcastle. Stockport's principal commercial district is the town centre, with branches of most high-street stores to be found in the Merseyway Shopping Centre or The Peel Centre. Under the terms of the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834, Stockport Poor Law Union was established on 3 February 1837 and was responsible for an area covering 16 parishes with a total population of 68,906. Stockport Town was founded in 2014. 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