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Fetch It is a free to submit, free to use website which helps to promote news, events and business in areas of South Manchester inclusing Chorlton, The Heatons and Didsbury.

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South Manchester Areas


Didsbury is situated 5 miles South of Manchester City Centre and is made up of three distinct shopping areas. West Didsbury is a buzzing, independant, cosmopolitan area which is mainly based along Burton Road and Lapwing Lane. There are many small bars, restaurants, food outlets and fashion shops to visit and browse. Didsbury Village is a larger, less independant area which is based on Wilmslow Road and served by the busy 42 bus route. East Didsbury contains fewer shops, although offers a train station, Parrs Wood entertainment complex and a large Tesco superstore.


Bordered on all sides by the M60 and M56 motorways, Northenden is only walking distance from the large Wythenshaw park to the South West. To the North along Palatine Road is West Didsbury, and eventually Withington and on to Manchester City Centre via the 43 bus route. Close to three golf courses and Chorlton Water Park, Northenden isn't short of outdoor space.


Chorlton is situated 4 miles South West of Manchester City Centre. Officially named Chorlton-cum-Hardy, but you will rarely hear that name used by the locals. It is 2 miles West of Didsbury, and Manchester’s Metrolink transport network link the to areas.


Burnage borders Didsbury and is less than a mile North East of it. Burnage is 4 miles South of Manchester City Centre and is mainly situated along the A34 (Kingsway). It is services by a regular train service direct from Manchester Piccadilly.


Just north of The Heatons and centered on the A6 you'll find Levenshulme. The Sunday market is popular and hosts up to 50 stalls selling food, drink and crafts. Levenshulme train station and the 192 bus route make travel into Manchester City Centre and Stockport relatively quick.