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  Wythenshawe - Districts and Suburbs of Manchester England
It is Manchester's largest district, a massive housing estate that was created in the 20th century as a so-called "Garden City" where an overspill population could be rehoused away from the slum squalor of central wards like Moss Side and Chorlton on Medlock.
Wythenshawe Hall set in Wythenshawe Park is still a major attraction for the people of Manchester, with its wide fields, playgrounds, sports and horticultural attractions, quite apart from the Hall itself which is part of Manchester City Art Galleries and is open to the public throughout summer months.
Wythenshawe gradually acquired all the amenities and facilities that the early planners forgot, including its schools, shops, pubs and churches.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /districts/wythenshawe.html   (644 words)

 wythit.com - your website for wythenshawe - Local History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
We aim to give an account of Wythenshawe’s remarkable social history and heritage, including the part it played in a Revolution which paved the way for present-day Western democracy and cost a King his head.
Reports, minuted in the Wythenshawe Committee records of the mid-1930s, show that 'due to wanton damage by vandals and hooligans various farms and unoccupied houses will have to be demolished'.
Wythenshawe is Manchester's largest district, a massive housing estate that was created in the 1920's as a so-called "Garden City".
www.wythit.com /wythit/Local_Activities/Local_History   (665 words)

 EYEWITNESS IN MANCHESTER - Wythenshawe, Hale Barns, Stockport
When the planners of Manchester Corporation conceived Wythenshawe new town in the 1920's, their intention was to better the lot of the slum dwellers of Manchester by moving them out of the city into spacious houses set amongst open spaces and trees.
Wythenshawe still has a bad reputation in the minds of many people, though recently, some showbiz people have emerged from here: Film director John McCormack, grew up on Panfield Road, and Caroline Ahern, creator of Mrs Merton and "The Royle Family", is also from here.
Leaving behind Wythenshawe's plain council dwellings, it's not long before you see the affluent semi-detached houses standing on the edge of the conurbation, overlooking fields.
www.manchesteronline.co.uk /ewm/00features/451.html   (1012 words)

 Manchester City Council: Wythenshawe Park
Wythenshawe Park was given to the City of Manchester in 1926 by Lord Ernest Simon and his wife Lady Shena Simon, and was intended for was intended for the recreational use of people living on the newly built nearby Wythenshawe Housing Estate.
Wythenshawe Farm Wood: A woodland that is divided into two compartments, running around the east, south and west of the Community Farm.
Wythenshawe Park North: This woodland runs along the northern boundary of the Park in an east-west direction and consists mainly of mature Scots Pine, mature Oak, Lime, Sycamore coppice regrowth and young Sycamore, Norway Maple and Beech regeneration, as well as Holly, Rhododendron and Cherry Laurel.
www.manchester.gov.uk /leisure/parks/south/wshawe.htm   (1326 words)

 Wythenshawe Forum - City College Manchester
Wythenshawe is benefiting from major regeneration and redevelopment programmes, including the growth of Manchester Airport and Wythenshawe Hospital.
Wythenshawe is an area of major economic growth and opportunity, with 1,900 businesses and 45,000 employees already.
Over the next few years, employment within Wythenshawe and the city of Manchester is forecast to grow year by year, with an additional 20,000 jobs at the airport alone by 2015.
www.ccm.ac.uk /ccm_gateway.asp?NavID=837   (387 words)

 Heart and Lung Transplantation at Wythenshawe Hospital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wythenshawe Hospital is the centre for all emergency, critical and acute inpatient care in South Manchester.
The new acute unit at Wythenshawe provides some of the finest and most modern NHS facilities in the UK.
A second phase of development is currently underway at Wythenshawe to provide a new day treatment unit, a 44 bed rehabilitation unit and additional outpatient facilities.
www.transplant-online.co.uk /1509.html   (294 words)

 £130m boost for Wythenshawe
WYTHENSHAWE is to get more shops, a new bus station, improved leisure facilities and 200 new apartments in a £130m regeneration scheme.
Council leader, Sir Richard Leese, said: "A thriving Wythenshawe town centre is essential to the regeneration of the whole area.
Wythenshawe will benefit from an estimated £130m cash boost if all four phases of the masterplan are put into practice, with most of the money cash coming from the private sector.
www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk /news/s/219/219176_130m_boost_for_wythenshawe_.html   (532 words)

 Wythenshawe Hall Manchester information
Wythenshawe Hall is a dramatic timber-framed Tudor house set amid beautiful gardens.
The rest of the estate was used to provide new housing for the people of Manchester.  Designed in the 1930s the Wythenshawe Housing Estate was one of the largest 'garden cities' in Europe.
The 270 acres of  Wythenshawe Park became a recreational area for south Manchester and for the residents of the housing estate in particular.  As well as excellent walking there are numerous sporting attractions in the park including tennis courts and playing fields.
www.touruk.co.uk /houses/house-manchester_wythenshawe-hall.htm   (320 words)

 Wythenshawe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wythenshawe is a district in the south of the City of Manchester, in North West England.
Before Manchester's Barton and Ringway Airports were laid out, three farm fields lying between Rackhouse Road and Wythenshawe Park in what is now the north edge of Wythenshawe were used as a temporary municipal airfield between April 1929 and early 1930.
Wythenshawe and Sale East is now a parliamentary constituency with five wards in Manchester and three in Trafford.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wythenshawe   (539 words)

 home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Current employment is provide by Wythenshawe Hospital and Manchester Airport besides two industrial estates and several large corporations, but unemployment remains high.
Wythenshawe ranks high amongst communities in need of regeneration and the area of Benchill where our Brownley Green church is situated in one of the most deprived areas in the country.
We see this work leading us into new futures where the church is once again seen and experienced as the Body of Christ but in a new way and with a new vision of the kingdom of God.
www.wythenshawe-methodists.org.uk   (248 words)

 wythenshawe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wythenshawe Hall, situated about six miles south of Manchester city centre is well worth a visit.
But Wythenshawe Hall itself, which has undergone recent renovations due to that scourge of old buildings dry rot, is still a fascinating building.
Not intended to be a room by room guide to Wythenshawe Hall but a history of the family itself, it is hoped that this book will serve to offer a useful insight into the long and distinguished service offered to this part of the North of England by the Tatton family.
website.lineone.net /~pdriley/wythensh.htm   (291 words)

 Wythenshawe Hall - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wythenshawe Hall is an historic house and a former stately home in Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester, England.
It is located east of Altrincham and south of Stretford, and five miles south of Manchester city centre.
However, The Hall and 250 acres (1 km²) of land were bought by a benefactor and given to the City of Manchester "to be kept for ever as an open space for the people of Manchester." The Park now houses, amongst others, a Community Farm and a Horticulture Centre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wythenshawe_Hall   (235 words)

 Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester and Hall I'th' Wood in Bolton, Greater Manchester
Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester and Hall I'th' Wood in Bolton, Greater Manchester
Wythenshawe Park covers some 250 acres of prime parkland to the immediate south of the city.
Wythenshawe Hall was built by the Tatton family who lived their between 1540 and 1926, when Robert Greville Tatton sold the hall and park to Lord Simon of Wythenshawe, who immediately donated them to the City of Manchester.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /history/history4.html   (843 words)

 The Mystery Worshipper: Brownley Green Baptist, Wythenshawe, Manchester
The church: From what was shared during the service, it seems that this will be the first time for a while that they have had a full time minister.
The neighbourhood: The church is in the middle of Wythenshawe, which was reputedly the largest council estate in Europe for some years.
He managed to include everyone: the ordinand and his family; the church members and the many visitors, who seemed to be drawn from lots of churches.
www.shipoffools.com /Mystery/2003/606Mystery.html   (954 words)

 Wythenshawe Hospital Site Summary Information
Wythenshawe Hospital provides services for University Hospital Of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
South Manchester University Hospital NHS Trust is a major acute teaching Trust, incorporating Wythenshawe and Withington Hospitals.
Wythenshawe Hospital is located close to the M60, and is well signposted in the local area.
www.nhs.uk /England/Hospitals/showHospital.aspx?id=RM202   (436 words)

 The Forum Centre - Wythenshawe Forum Trust
With the plans to extend Manchester's Metrolink tram system to the Airport via Wythenshawe, there was a concern that Wythenshawe residents would go elsewhere for their leisure and cultural activities.
From 1998 onwards the Wythenshawe Partnership and Manchester City Council conducted extensive consultation with the local community and feasibility work around a number of options.
Drawing on a variety of public and private sector funding a package of over £18 million was put together and the proposal was adopted and the majority of the work is now complete.
www.wythenshaweforum.co.uk /forum_centre.asp   (628 words)

 Wythenshawe ExPats Guestbook
I moved to Wythenshawe 28 Brookfield Avenue the same as James Pemberton 29 in the famous winter of 194 and remember walking thru snow up to my knees queuing for coke and sink and bath wastepipes which were frozen for weeks.
I remember Wythenshawe from when it was all green fields and farms, ponds and building sites and a magical playground for all us post war kids I remember the snow covered fields with hordes of rats jumping through the snow to reach the new houses where they could scour for food.
So thanks Wythenshawe for making of me what I am today, it might not be a great deal but I'm comfortable with who I am, and good luck to everyone living and growing up in that wet and gritty estate.
www.geocities.com /expatswythenshawe/geobook.html   (5699 words)

 Wythenshawe & Sharston
Wythenshawe is home to Manchester Airport, Wythenshawe Hospital and Wythenshawe Forum - a major venue for theatrical and musical events.
Your local police station: Wythenshawe police station is situated on Poundswick Lane.
Postal address: Wythenshawe police station, Poundswick Lane, Wythenshawe, Manchester M22 9PQ.  To contact your local Neighbourhood Policing Team, call 0161 856 4882.
www.gmp.police.uk /division03/pages/wythenshawe.htm   (111 words)

 Wythenshawe Hall Readers Contributions
During the seige all of the staff at the hall were called upon to fight and defend their home.
It is said that it is Mary Webb who walks the hall,in her grief and unrest, who is the resident ghost, who, which to this day still unnerves the catering staff who work there.
Each year in June, during the Wythenshawe Festival, there is a reenactment display for the public, depicting this story.
www.wythenshawe365.co.uk /wyth-hall-readers.htm   (435 words)

 Wythenshawe Amateurs Football Club
Wythenshawe Amateurs Football Club were established in 1946 and have a long and distinguished history.
Although with the amount of teams we have competing, we all play at different pitches around the Wythenshawe area.
Our aim is to maintain a structured, yet friendly environment for children of the local area to participate in organised football activities.
www.angelfire.com /wa2/wythyafc   (244 words)

 South Wythenshawe High School
The local education authority in their wisdom decided the school was no longer needed, and decided to continue the destruction of Wythenshawe schools that first began 20yrs ago.
This site has a few aims, the main one..to celebrate the thousands of Wythenshawe children that walked through the corridors of the two schools, also to share our memories of the teachers and events that shaped our lives.
I believe this version was secretly recorded in the South Wythenshawe Lower School staff room, after the teaching staff had received their pay slip.
members.tripod.com /south_wythenshawe   (323 words)

 Community Focus - Paul Goggins MP - Wythenshawe & Sale East
Wythenshawe and Sale East MP Paul Goggins and Woodhouse Park Councillor open new facilities at the Tree of Life Centre and visit the Woodhouse Park Active Lifestyle Centre
The development of the centre has been a top priority for local Councillors and for Wythenshawe MP Paul Goggins.
Paul said “Councillor Newman and I are delighted at the work being done to make Wythenshawe a place to be proud of.
www.paulgoggins.labour.co.uk /ViewPage.cfm?Page=19654   (258 words)

 Wedding Venues - Wythenshawe Hall
Set within 275 acres of scenic parkland, woodland and gardens, Wythenshawe Hall provides a beautiful and unique setting for your wedding.
Steeped in history the first hall is thought to have been built in 1316 but following a fire in the 1530’s was rebuilt by Robert Tatton, who created the famous Tudor-style hall that exists today.
Wythenshawe Hall offers a romantic, historical setting for your special day and has everything you need to create a memorable wedding day.
www.hitched.co.uk /venues/detail.asp?venue=1639   (216 words)

 WYTHENSHAWE ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Wythenshawe and surrounding area.
WYTHENSHAWE ESTATE AGENTS - Property and houses for sale or rent in Wythenshawe and surrounding area.
Let a good number of agents in Wythenshawe know your needs - our 'one e-mail to all Wythenshawe Estate Agents' button at the top of the homepage is ideal for this.
Standard lending ratios are usually three times the principal earner's gross income plus one times the second, or two and a half times joint gross income.
www.wythenshawe-estateagents.co.uk   (1238 words)

 Neighbourhood Policing Team
Wythenshawe and Sharston's Neighbourhood Policing Team is led by Inspector Adrian Hopkins.
To contact Adrian or a member of his team, call 0161 856 4882 or contact us via the feedback form.
In a real emergency where there is an immediate threat to life or property, please dial 999.
www.gmp.police.uk /division03/pages/wythenshaweteam.htm   (204 words)

 Wythenshawe Online (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wythenshawe's shopping area is looking better each time which can only be a good thing.
Vandals at Wythenshawe Farm broke of a shed door releasing many chickens which were later attacked and killed by foxes in Wythenshawe Park.
A handful of birds managed to survive the attack and were later collected by the farms staff.
wythenshawe.portland.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888   (1343 words)

 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Steeped in history, Wythenshawe Park has 275 acres of picturesque landscape.
Our escorted rides travel through the beautiful woodlands and past wildflower meadows within Wythenshawe Park, bringing you a piece of countryside within the city of Manchester.
We have a varied selection of horses and ponies offering riding for adults and children over the age of four.
www.wythenshaweparkridingstables.co.uk   (142 words)

 Wythenshawe Forum Trust - Wythenshawe Forum Trust
Wythenshawe Forum Trust Ltd was established in September 2002 to provide the strategic leadership for the Forum redevelopment project.
It is run by a Board of twelve Directors or Trustees, all of whom are unpaid.
Wythenshawe Forum Trust is supported in its objective by its partner organisations, City College Manchester, Manchester Airport plc, Manchester City Council, South Manchester Primary Care Trust and Willow Park Housing Trust.
www.wythenshaweforum.co.uk /wyth_trust.asp   (239 words)

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