Information about Parking in Denton
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Denton is located 5 miles (8km) east of Manchester, in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. Denton is situated on the M60 and M67 junction.
The Crown Point North shopping centre is a focal point for the town as is the Civic Square. It is an established family area, with lots of good schools, local parks, and other amenities all closely located. Denton is home to a cricket club, a league football team, and has an indoor swimming pool close to the centre of town.
Denton has a long history of hat-making, particularly felt hats. The earliest recording of the Denton felt hat industry goes back to 1702. By the end of the 20th century, Denton was well known for its felt hat making supremacy. Despite some ups and downs, the Denton hatting industry survived into the 20th century, however, the last hat factory was closed in 1980. The well-known slogan, ‘If you want to get ahead, get a hat’, comes from Denton; as does, the phrase, ‘mad as a hatter’, due to the mercury used in the felting process.
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Denton Parking Statistics
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Parking in Denton
There is a council managed Pay and Display car park on Queen Street, in downtown Denton, M34 3PP. It offers 60 parking bays.
Up to 30 minutes
Up to 3 hours
Evening charges: 6pm to midnight
Maximum period for which vehicles may wait
Sundays - No Limit
Parking enforcement throughout Denton is managed by the Tameside Metropolitan Borough. Parking restrictions apply throughout Denton. Always ensure that you read nearby signage before using on-street parking bays to avoid getting a parking ticket.
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St Lawrence’s Church: The most conservative estimate is that the church was built in 1531. It is a timber-framed structure, listed as a Grade II* building, featuring impressive architecture and interesting history. The church is located in one of Denton’s few green spaces, about a quarter of a mile from the town centre, at 131 Town Lane.
Civic Square: At the heart of Denton is Civic Square. It was opened in 2008, built on top of the old market place site. It is bordered by Stockport Road, and Victoria, Albert, and Market Streets. Along with most of Denton’s main shops and eateries, Victoria Park and the Denton Swimming Pool are close by.
Haughton Dale Nature Reserve: Located at Gibraltar Lane, Denton M34 7PY, this a large park and woodland area, beside the river Tame. It is the perfect place for a long walk or a relaxing stroll, with scenic views, and an array of animal life, like butterflies and Kingfisher’s, to accompany you. Great for the whole family.
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By Train: Denton has one of the UK’s least frequent train services. There is one train per week on Friday morning to Stalybridge. It is a request stop, so passengers must signal for the train to stop. Denton’s train station address is Audenshaw, Manchester M34 3WE.
By Bus: Stagecoach operates bus services from Denton to Manchester, Hyde, Ashton-under-Lyne and Stockport.
By Car: The M67 runs east to west through Denton.
Disabled Parking in Denton
The Blue Badge parking scheme is operational in Denton.
With effect from the 30/08/2019 the Blue Badge scheme has been extended so people with non-physical disabilities can now apply. Visit the council’s website for more information.
To search for the disable car park that is closest to your destination, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Denton. These can be found at:
- 35 Denbigh Road (M34 7HS)
- Morrisons Hyde (SK14 2NG)
- Stoneacre Hyde (SK14 2NG)
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A network of all electric vehicle charging spots can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Parking on the Queen Street car park is free of charge between midnight and 8am Monday to Saturday, and all day on Sunday.
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How long does it take to drive Denton to Manchester?
Depending on the traffic, it should take between 20 (off-peak) and 50 (peak traffic) minutes to drive between Denton and Manchester.
Why is St Lawrence’s Church known as ‘Th’owd Peg’ (the old peg)?
As a timber-framed structure, St Lawrence’s church was put together using wooden pegs rather than nails, hence the nickname.
What is the least used railway station in the UK?
Greater Manchester’s Denton and Cheshire’s Stanlow and Thornton were the least used train stations in 2019, both recording just 46 passengers for the year.
How can I pay a Denton parking ticket?
You can visit the Tameside Metropolitan Borough website.
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