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Sale, Greater Manchester

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Sale is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England.

Lying beside the River Mersey, Sale is located 10 km. (6 miles) south-west of Manchester City Centre and has a population of around 52,000.

Sale is neighboured by the towns of Altrincham and Stretford and is within the historic county boundaries of Cheshire.

Sale has a long history, dating back to at least the 12th century.

The town of Sale was a small farming and weaving community, until it grew into a Manchester commuter town with the arrival of the Bridgewater Canal in 1765 and the railway in 1849.

Official Town of Sale, Greater Manchester website:

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