reDiscovering the Underbanks

Bringing life back to historic Stockport


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Rediscovering the Underbanks is a project supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to revitalise the historic street.


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Old Town Regeneration Update in the Heritage & Real Estate Webinar

The Heritage and Real Estate Webinar took place on the 22nd June 2020 which featured Michael Fisher (Growth Manager) and Natasha Ahmed (Townscape Heritage Assistant) covering all things Market…

New information boards installed in the Underbanks

New information boards have been installed in two locations in the Underbanks, including outside the White Lion, Great Underbank and on the hoardings of 1-3 Lower Hillgate. The purpose of the boards is to inform…

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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area and get involved in our activities and events.


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