SJ8596 : Stockport Road

taken 9 months ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

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Stockport Road
Stockport Road

The A6 passing the shops servicing Grove Village SJ8596 : Shops on Stockport Road. The buses are on the busy route 192.
The A6
The A6 is Britain's fourth longest road and one of the main historic north-south roads in England. It currently runs for 299 miles from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, bypasses Rushden, Kettering and Market Harborough, continues through Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Salford, Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendlebury, Swinton, Walkden, Little Hulton, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before reaching Carlisle.

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Greater Manchester bus route 192
Greater Manchester bus route 192 is a frequent and popular bus route running between Manchester city centre and Stockport.. It carries over nine million passengers each year, and is often considered to be the busiest bus route in the country.

The service begins near to Piccadilly station (on the return to Manchester, it terminates in Piccadilly Gardens). From here, the route mainly follows the length of the A6, serving Manchester, Ardwick, Longsight, Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport town centre, Heaviley, Great Moor, Stepping Hill and Hazel Grove, terminating near to the Rising Sun pub.

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Date Taken
Monday, 29 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 6 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Roads, Road transport 
Road (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8578 9660 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.9568N 2:12.9399W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8581 9657
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Parade of Shops  Buses 

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