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Tameside Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton under Lyne, OL6 6DL.
Telephone: 0161 342 8355
Opening Hours: (please phone to check first)
 - Monday to Wednesday, 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
 - Thursday, 8.30 am - 4.30 pm
 - Friday, 8.30 am - 4.00 pm

Website:www.tameside.gov.uk

Local Councillors

For details of the Councillors for the four wards of Ashton, please check this section of the, Council's website.

Market

Ashton Indoor Market is open Monday to Saturday.

Ashton Outdoor Market is open Monday to Saturday, with the Flea Market held on Tuesday.

Farmers' Market held last Sunday in month.
Telephone: 0161 342 3268

Colleges

Ashton Sixth Form College, Darnton Road, Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: 0161 330 2330 Email: info@asfc.ac.uk
Website: www.asfc.ac.uk

Tameside College, Beaufort Road, Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: 0161 908 6600
Course Enquiries: 0161 908 6789

Hospital

Tameside General Hospital (includes Accident and Emergency department)
Fountain Street, off Mossley Road, Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: 0161 331 6000

Tourist Information

Tourist Information Centre
Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton under Lyne.
Telephone: 0161 343 4343

To contact the Tourist Information Centre or for more information, please follow this link.

Libraries

Tameside Central Library, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne.
Telephone: 0161 342 2030

Reference Library, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne.
Telephone: 0161 342 2031

Hurst Library, Hurst Cross, Ashton under Lyne.
Telephone: 0161 330 3750

To contact the Library Service or for more information, please follow this link.

Tameside Libraries Information Service

Local Archives

Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
Local archives, including historic maps, documents and photographs and the Manchester Regiment Archives are housed at:
Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre
Central Library, Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SG
Telephone: 0161 342 4242

To contact the Local Studies and Archive Library or for more information, please follow this link.

Local Studies Library web page

Tameside Image Archive

Family History enquiries

Advice

Citizens' Advice Bureau
9 George Street, Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: 0161 339 6135

C.A.B. web site.

UK Insolvency Helpline
Mossley Road, Ashton under Lyne
Telephone: 0800 074 6918 (freephone)

UK Insolvency Helpline web site.

Museums and Art Gallery

Museum of the Manchesters, Town Hall, Ashton under Lyne
- displaying the history of the Manchester Regiment. Telephone: 0161 342 3078

Portland Basin Museum, Portland Place, Ashton under Lyne
- displaying the social and industrial history of the area in a historic canalside setting.
Telephone: 0161 343 2878

Setantii - Tales of Tameside, Town Hall, Ashton under Lyne
- displaying the history of the people living in the Tameside area through the ages. Telephone: 0161 343 4343

Art Gallery
Central Library, Old Street, Ashton under Lyne
- the Art Gallery hosts visiting collections changing every month or so.

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