A part of Greater Manchester and a town in the county of Lancashire, Ashton under Lyne lies north of the River Tame. The town has been a settlement since the stone-age and a number of major buildings and landmarks represent its vast and vibrant history. The Heritage Centre and Museum are a part of the Ashton experience while Ashton Town Hall is also an important reflection of the town’s history and heritage. There are many parks in town, such as Stamford Park, while Hartshead Pike and The Witchwood are prominent landmarks in the area.
Ashton has many executive suites and small offices that are home to various businesses and professional. This includes financial advisors, accountants, computer servicing centres, doctors, healthcare practitioners, and marketing consultants. Other businesses include management consultants, mortgage brokers and photographers. SRN Autos has an office in the area while Banter Media and JIH Plastering also have office space in the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are a number of small and large venues for entertainment and events. This includes The Witchwood public house, which is a major part of the live-music and performance scene in Ashton. Ashton Town Hall also has certain sections dedicated to the performing arts. Ashton has a number of restaurants that offer everything from vegetarian cuisine at Topaz to Indian food at Plaza. There are a number of Italian eateries including Feratti’s and Puccini while Moroccan food can be enjoyed at Café Mozaic.
Road transport options are abundant throughout Ashton with bus, taxi and coach services offering reliable ground transportation via the well connected road networks, including the M60. Ashton-under-Lyne Railway Station is the town’s link to the main railway network while Ashton Canal and Huddersfield Narrow Canal provide water transportation. Manchester Airport is the city’s closest link to domestic and international air travel.