SJ8882 : Fred Perry Way

taken 12 years ago, near to Dean Row, Cheshire, Great Britain

Fred Perry Way
Fred Perry Way
The southern starting point of the Fred Perry Way. This is a 14 mile trail that spans the borough of Stockport from north to south.
Fred Perry, the tennis player, was born in Portwood, Stockport in 1909. He won the men's singles in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and was the last English men's tennis player to win at Wimbledon. Fred Perry was also a member of Britain's winning Davis Cup team from 1933 to 1936.
Fred Perry Way
The Fred Perry Way is a 14 mile walking route which runs from Woodford SJ8882 : Fred Perry Way in the south to Reddish SJ8994 : Fred Perry Way in the north. The route combines rural footpaths, quiet lanes and river valleys with urban landscapes and parklands. The route was officially opened in 2002.

Fred Perry was born in Portwood in 1909 SJ9091 : Fred Perry was born here. He won the men's singles in 1934, 1935 and 1936 and was the last English men's tennis player to win Wimbledon. He was also a member of Britain's winning Davis Cup team from 1933 to 1936. and was made a freeman of Stockport in 1934. LinkExternal link
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SJ8882, 18 images   (more nearby )
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Wednesday, 1 March, 2006   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 1 March, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8811 8217 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.1780N 2:10.8011W
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