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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Stunning new street art unveiled at Stockport’s historic Underbanks!

The project forms part of the Rediscovering the Underbanks initiative, an exciting Townscape Heritage project that aims to bring buildings back into life. Visitors to Stockport’s Underbanks are in for a real surprise as four stunning works of art by renowned and local...

Heritage Open Day 2021!

On Saturday the 11th of September, we will be hosting our 2021 Heritage Open Day! From 11am to 3pm, the Underbanks will be filled with heritage related activities. We have been working with local arts collective, Underbanks Studio, to host a range of activities for...

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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