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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Manchester’s Finest publishes article on the independent traders of the Underbanks!

Manchester's Finest, a website for all things food, drink, lifestyle and arts, has recently published an article on some of the highlights of the Stockport Underbanks! Dubbed the 'Soho of the North', the article celebrates the food and drink of the Underbanks from the...

New street art interpretation plaques in the Underbanks!

New information plaques have been installed in the Underbanks to explain the relevance of the street art. The plaques have been carefully installed to ensure they do not damage buildings or obstruct the artwork. The plaques have been created by local company The Sign...

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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