Old Trafford (area)

area in the borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, UK

Old Trafford is a suburb near Stretford. It is in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It is two miles (3.2 km) southwest of Manchester city centre. Its limits are more or less the crossroads of two old toll gates:Brooks's Bar to the east and Trafford Bar tram stop to the west.

Old Trafford
Old Trafford is located in Greater Manchester
Old Trafford
Old Trafford
Location within Greater Manchester
Population13,000 approx.
OS grid referenceSJ825955
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtM15, M16
Dialling code0161
PoliceGreater Manchester
FireGreater Manchester
AmbulanceNorth West
UK Parliament
List of places
Greater Manchester
53°27′37″N 2°17′13″W / 53.4603°N 2.287°W / 53.4603; -2.287

Old Trafford is where the Old Trafford football stadium is. It is the home of Manchester United F.C.. It is also where Old Trafford Cricket Ground is. This is the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. They are at opposite ends of Brian Statham Way (this used to be Warwick Road) and Sir Matt Busby Way (this used to be Warwick Road North). The road between them still has the name Warwick Road. The southern part on the other side of the Metrolink line is Warwick Road South.

Other websites

  • "Old Trafford News". Archived from the original on 5 November 2007. Retrieved 20 January 2008.
  • "Friends of Old Trafford".
  • "Guided Walk round Trafford". Archived from the original on 20 September 2007. Retrieved 14 July 2020.
  • "Art Treasures Exhibition 1857". Manchester City Art Gallery.