Down Our Street #5: Park Road, Dukinfield

A wander along a historical road of industrial importance

Park Road, Tame Valley, Dukinfield:

  • Distance: 0.85 miles;
  • Start: Crescent Road/Riverside, Dukinfield;
  • Finish: Tame Street, Stalybridge;
  • Bus: 346 (alight at Crescent Road).

Though with its semi rural origins, Park Road became an important connection with two major town centres at either end. It links the Tame Valley part of Dukinfield with Ashton-under-Lyne at its most westerly point, and Stalybridge in the east. In miniature, it documents the story of Tameside during the industrial revolution, its rise and its fall. Continue reading “Down Our Street #5: Park Road, Dukinfield”