A6 Roadworks from Monday 24th July
This summer engineers need to undertake essential repair works to the bridge that runs under the A6 in Stockport town centre between Exchange Street (Garrick Theatre) and Heaton Lane
Merseyway is easily accessible from the M60 (Junction 1 also known as ‘the Pyramid’) by following the signs to Stockport town centre. If you’re using a sat nav, key in SK1 1NE for the Great Underbank, Multi Storey car park, and SK1 1HG for the St Petersgate/High Bank entrance to our top-level car park.
Stockport’s main bus station is conveniently located, opposite the entrance to Merseyway on Mersey Square. There are many, frequent bus services running to and from Manchester, all areas around south Manchester and the wider Greater Manchester region. Public transport information from GMPTE For general information about public transport in Greater Manchester – visit your nearest GMPTE Travelshop (there’s one at Stockport bus station), gmpte.com or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. Traveline is open between 7am and 8pm Mondays to Fridays and 8am to 8pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Calls cost 10p from BT landline. Other service providers & mobiles may vary.
Stagecoach is the main bus operator in and around Stockport, so you’ll also find fares and timetables on their website stagecoachbus.com The Metro Shuttle is a free bus service operating around Stockport town centre. It runs every 12 minutes Mondays to Saturdays from 8am to 6pm and on Sundays from 10.30am to 5pm. For info visit gmpte.com/buses/metroshuttle * Traveline open 7 days a week. Calls cost 10p per minute from BT landlines, charges from other providers or mobiles may vary
Stockport is a West Coast mainline station with trains running frequently to and from Manchester and surrounding towns and villages, as well as inter city services to London and north and south of the UK. For timetable and ticket information, visit nationalrail.co.uk or Northern Rail. Merseyway is a short walk from Stockport station – turn left out of the station main entrance (ticket hall side) and walk down to the main road (A6 Wellington Road).
Cross over Wellington Road at Pelican crossing and walk down the hill to Mersey Square where you’ll see the main entrance to Merseyway on your right. The free Metro Shuttle bus (see info above) runs every 12 minutes on a circular route via Merseyway. Just ask the driver for ‘Merseyway’ if you’re not familiar with the area. There’s also a black cab taxi rank right outside the station.
System One Travelcards
If you’re travelling to Merseyway by public transport from outside Stockport, you may need to take more than one bus, or a combination of bus/train/tram to get here. In which case, you might find a System One useful as this offers a range of multi-bus operator and multi-mode DaySaver travelcards. For info visit systemonetravelcards.co.uk. System One DaySavers are on sale from the bus driver, at rail stations and tram stops.