Altrincham

  1. Altrincham in 50 Buildings by Steven Dickens

    Altrincham was an easy choice as a ‘50 Buildings’ subject because it is home to many historic locations. These include Dunham Massey Hall and park, established by Hamon (Hamo) de Masci after the Norman invasion. In 1290 the town was granted a Charter as a free Borough and a weekly market was established on what is now called Old Market...
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  2. The Bravest Little Street in England by Karen Cliff, Trafford Local Studies and The First World War Volunteers

    The history of Chapel Street in Altrincham - The view of a volunteer by Richard Nelson Chapel Street has long signified the fighting spirit of the ordinary residents of Altrincham. It is regarded locally as a shining example of what can be achieved by such people in times of the nation's greatest need. Many families in the area have strong...
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