NEW BOOK ABOUT ALTRINCHAM IN SAXON TIMES
A&BCSoc Committee member David Eastwood together with a colleague,
is writing a book about Altrincham going back to Saxon times.
Read the full story at Messenger Newspapers CLICK HERE
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN REFERENDUM
The neighbourhood plan referendum voted unanimously to instruct
Trafford Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Altrincham to help
it decide on future planning applications in the neighbourhood area.
The submitted Neighbourhood Business Plan relates to Planning Matters
concerning the use and development of land in Altrincham Town Centre
and has been prepared in accordance with the statutory requirements
and processes set out in the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990
(as amended by the Localism Act 2011)
and the Neighbourhood Planning Regulations, 2012.
To read the full document CLICK HERE
THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF BOWDON, CHESHIRE
By David Miller and our Late Vice President Don Bayliss
A study of Bowdon through land use, its unusual multiple openfield system
and the importance of the church in the area’s history and development.
The book is available to download in pdf format from genfair.co.uk.
Click on the link below.
A GUIDE TO BOWDON CHURCH AND SURROUNDING AREA
Written by local historians Judith Miller and Sue Nichols.
This well-illustrated booklet highlights the notable features of the church and also
describes significant buildings and past residents of the surrounding streets.
A map is included which depicts the historic pathways of the area.
This booklet is one of several projects undertaken by
Altrincham and Bowdon Civic Society supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
in order to explore, celebrate and share our area’s rich heritage.
The booklet is available from the church, the Parish Centre,
local Bowdon businesses, Altrincham Library and Art with a Heart.