Down Our Street #6: Katherine Street and Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne

Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne:

  • Distance: 1 mile;
  • Start: Moss Lane/William Street junction;
  • Finish: Beaufort Road/Mossley Road junction (or the Beau Geste public house);
  • Buses: any bus to Ashton-under-Lyne or (Penny Meadow) Mossley, Stalybridge, Saddleworth;
  • Trains: Ashton-under-Lyne railway station.

For our sixth Down Our Street feature, we look at a street which is in two parts. It is split by a shopping centre, goes along the open market ground, and finishes near Tameside College’s Ashton Centre. Just to confuse things a little, it originally finished at Beaufort Road, and finishes at a crossing between the Arcades and Ladysmith shopping centres. The section between the open market and Beaufort Road no longer bears its original name. Continue reading “Down Our Street #6: Katherine Street and Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne”