Welcome to Abney Hall Park. Located just off Manchester Road in Cheadle, Abney Hall Park provides natural recreational facilities to local residents and visitors. Quality, accessible green spaces are essential to healthy, happy communities. Abney Hall Park showcases this is a natural environment, providing enjoyment to the local community and visitors of the park. You […]Read more "Abney Hall Park"
Cheadle, a village, a parish and a sub-district in Stockport, Cheshire (now under Greater Manchester) stands near the river Mersey, two miles north west of the junction of the Macclesfield and Congleton railway with the Manchester and Crewe railway, and 2¼ west south west of Stockport. Initially the parish also included the townships of Cheadle-Bulkeley […]Read more "Cheadle history"
Abney Hall was built in 1847 and is the focal point of the park. The Hall is built on the original site of ‘Cheadle Grove Print Works’, which was built in 1760 and later burnt to the ground in 1847. Alfred Orell, built his home here in 1847 and named it ‘The Grove’ (after the […]Read more "Abney Hall – a mysterious place steeped in history"
Abney Hall became Agatha Christie’s greatest inspiration for country-house life, with all the servants and grandeur which have been woven into her plots. The descriptions of the fictional Styles, Chimneys, Stoneygates and the other houses in her stories are mostly Abney in various forms. Many references to various places around Cheadle can be found in […]Read more "The enduring appeal of Agatha Christie"