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Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Circa 1,470 sheets and 2,088 Stamford Estate plans. Early printed maps of the area, and a range of OS maps. Small collection of manuscript maps of local industries, public undertakings, etc. The STAMFORD ESTATE COLLECTION contains plans from 1820 to 1930 (mainly street works, but some railway plans). Some modern air photographs of Tameside, and c.1960 for Stalybridge.

Publications include a Guide to the Archive Collection (1983).


Central Library, Old Street, Ashton-u-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7SG

Main contact

Telephone number

0161 342 4242

Opening hours

Mon, Tues & Thur 0900 - 2000; Wed, Fri 0900 - 1700; Sat 0900 - 1600


Prior appointment desirable for some manuscript maps


Photocopying facilities available


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