Heald Green

Heald Green

infobox UK place
map_type= Greater Manchester
country = England
official_name= Heald Green
latitude= 53.3804
longitude= -2.2290
metropolitan_borough= Stockport
metropolitan_county= Greater Manchester
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= Cheadle
post_town= Cheadle
dial_code= 0161

Heald Green is a ward of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.Heald Green is in the parliamentary constituency of Cheadle.

The village was in the county of Cheshire until 1974, when Stockport became a part of Greater Manchester.

It has a station, some shops, some pubs, a [http://www.healdgreenfc.co.uk football team] , an active community life, a [http://www.stockport.gov.uk/atozindex/librarieshealdgreen?a=5441 library] , several [http://www.healdgreenchurches.org.uk/ churches] , and more. One of the oldest pubs in the UK can be found in Heald Green on the corner of Finney Lane and has been serving customers since 1723 Fact|date=August 2008.

To the west is Wythenshawe, with a large bus hub and shopping centre, and Manchester Airport. To the east are several large stores at the outskirts of Manchester. There are also several business parks with many well known companies in the surrounding area.

Famous residents include Former England and Lancashire cricket Johnny Briggs, Sarah Harding from Girl's Aloud, Coronation Street's Simon Gregson, and 90s band Northern Uproar.

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