Wilmslow is a town in Cheshire, England. It lies to the south of the city of Manchester between Alderley Edge and Handforth. At the 2001 Census, the population of the town was 30,326.
Wilmslow falls within the political constituency of Tatton, a strongly Conservative constituency represented by George Osborne, the current Chancellor of the Exchequer. It is the third most affluent constituency in the UK outside of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of London and Westminster.
Wilmslow, like its neighbour Alderley Edge, is famous for its affluence and expensive houses.It has a selection of expensive designer shops and cafe/restaurants that attract people living the true “Cheshire lifestyle”, such as the numerous Premiership footballers, WAGs, actors and multi-millionaire North-West business people that live in and around the Wilmslow area. It is one of the most expensive and sought-after places to live in the UK outside of central London.
Incredible Edible are a group of volunteers who replant unloved plots in Wilmslow town centre with herbs, fruit and vegetables. The plants are for everyone to enjoy and to reconnect passers by with what is in season at that moment in time. Why do they do it? - to improve the look of our town - boost community spirit & identity - share the knowledge of growing, co...
Quarry Bank Mill is one of the best preserved textile mills of the Industrial Revolution and is now a museum of the cotton industry. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II* listed building. The mill was founded by Samuel Greg in 1784 in the village of Styal on the River Bollin. Its original iron water wheel was designed by Thomas Hewes a...
Wilmslow.Net aims to be the community website for the town of Wilmslow, situated in East Cheshire, England. The website's main aim is to provide useful information to local people and potential visitors while at the same time contribute to the town's community spirit. In order to succeed Wilmslow.Net will seek greater interaction between interested parties as well as provi...
This website has been set up to act as a portal for the Wilmslow Community. The site is non profit making and simply an activity of the Webmaster to keep himself at home where his wife can keep her eye on him. Small charges may be made for advertising but these are kept extremely low to simply cover cost. If you have any information or ideas that may be of use to further the site please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.