reDiscovering the Underbanks

Bringing life back to historic Stockport

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The project is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to revitalise the Underbanks.


Get involved and find out about the area’s fascinating past.

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Stockport’s Secret Street Party set for the 4th June!

On Saturday 4th June the Underbanks are hosting a Street Party to celebrate the music, culture, food and history of our special area.  This amazing event will showcase our fantastic local businesses such as Bistro Marc at Winters, Hillgate Cakery, Top of the Town...

Winners of the Tales of the Underbanks story competition announced!

The Tales of the Underbanks writing competition was held between 7th December 2021 and 21st January 2022. We received over 30 amazing short stories in the under 18s and over 18s categories.  Our over 18s winners were:  1st Place- Louise Mulvey with 'The Silkworm'  2nd...

There is an energy and enthusiasm as well as a real passion for the place,  and we love that Stockport is using its unique heritage as the main driver for regeneration in this part of its town centre”

Paul Kelsall - Kelsall Architects

“Upon one round hill hath this town of Stockport been built, the summit, or top whereof, affords the market-place, and convenient room for the church, and parsonage…the skirt of the hill is beautified with many fair buildings

William Webb (1620)


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