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Mighty Oaks From
Little Acorns Grow


A tale of perseverance by our Ratepayers to acquire the village library

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A Railway Runs
Through It


Heald Green has experienced periods of rapid growth in the last century - what caused them?

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Cheadle Royal
Hospital & Chapel


Explore the history of Cheadle Royal and view the beautiful stained glass originally in the Chapel

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The Griffin Takes
Flight & Moves North


Who knew! It was originally called The Black Griffin Inn

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The Inns and Outs
of Griffin Farm


270 years of history, so a contender for one of our oldest buildings

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A Butcher, A
Baker But No
Candlestick Maker!


A timeline of 60 years for this set of shops

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Welcome to
Chamber Hall


Explore the history "behind the hedge"

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Bradshaw Hall

Explore the history of Bradshaw Hall

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On This Rock I Will
Build My Church


How the church of St. Catherine's came

to be built on Outwood Road

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Oldhall Farm /
Clarion Club


Discover the history of Oldhall Farm and the Clarion Club

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Up, Up and Away...

History, Work and Leisure, Noise, Tragedy, Celebrity - it's all at the airport

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We Love A Parade!

From Brook House to a boxing kangaroo

Full Circle

Read about how various retirement flats came to be developed around Heald Green

Full Circle

Read about how various retirement flats came to be developed around Heald Green

Full Circle

Read about how various retirement flats came to be developed around Heald Green

First Published 24/5/2021
Last Updated 1/8/2023


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Good Things Come To
Those Who Wait!


How the Village Hall was built

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A Bar, A Billet ; Ballet Class or Monthly Mass

Heald Green Hotel has had lots of uses over the years

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Heald's had Gotta...
Lotta Bottle


How Heald's Dairy came to Heald Green, and the last empties went

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War Memorial

Read about both of Heald Green's War Memorials, and how this main one came to be moved

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Daisy Bank Cottages

The history of Daisy Bank Cottages and the families that lived there

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Discover how transport, roads and housing has changed in and around Heald Green

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Gone - St. Columba's Church

The short history of St. Columba's ; from the late 1950s to the turn of the century

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United Reformed


Read about the "Little Chapel on the Hill", first Long Lane Congregational and now United Reformed Church, established 1867

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Putting You Through, Caller!

Read about the history of the telephone service in Heald Green and Manchester

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Bruntwood Park

Forest, farm, stud and park - read about Bruntwood's development over the years

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East Avenue Park

The history of East Ave park ; from farmland to the formation of the Friends who now support it

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St. Ann's Hospice

From villa, to hospital to hospice - explore the history of St. Ann's Hospice

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Rose Vale Park

From farmland fields to Friends of Rose Vale Park, explore how the area has developed

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Outwood Primary

How the Bruckshaw family's Outwood Farm became Outwood Primary

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Wilton Ave

From farmland to first houses; a family affair, from builders to residents.

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Waggon & Horses

Just across the border into Handforth, a pub with two hundred year's history

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