Hyde, Greater Manchester
Town of Hyde, Greater Manchester
Hyde is a town in Greater Manchester, England. Historically part of Cheshire, Hyde has a population of over 31,000.
Hyde was incorporated as a municipal borough of Cheshire in 1881.
The town of Hyde became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside , Greater Manchester in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972.
Hyde was built on the success of the cotton mills during the Industrial Revolution of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The Peak Forest Canal runs through Hyde.
Hyde is served by six railway stations, Hyde Central and Hyde North stations are on the Manchester Piccadilly - Romiley - Rose Hill 'Hyde Loop' line. Flowery Field, Newton (for Hyde) , Godley and Hattersley stations are on the electrified Piccadilly - Glossop - Hadfield line.
Official Town of Hyde, Greater Manchester website: www.tameside.gov.uk