Wilmslow is a town located in Cheshire, England. It is situated around 11 miles south of Manchester and about 6 miles west of Macclesfield. Wilmslow falls within the area of the Cheshire East unitary authority.
The population of Wilmslow was 24,497 at the 2011 Census.
Wilmslow is well-connected by road and rail. It is close to major motorway networks, with the M56 and A34 passing nearby. It also has a railway station, providing direct links to London, Manchester and other neighbouring towns. Wilmslow also benefits from its proximity to Manchester Airport, a major international airport.
Wilmslow Town Centre features a variety of shops, an iconic cinema, cafes, restaurants and bars. There are also several supermarkets and local amenities to cater to residents’ needs.
Wilmslow has a range of schools, including both state-funded and private institutions, known for their quality of education.
Wilmslow is surrounded by beautiful green spaces and parks, providing opportunities for recreational activities and leisurely walks. The nearby countryside within a mile of the town centre is some of the most diverse in Cheshire with river valleys, mosslands and pastoral and arable farmed landscapes all represented and available for the enjoyment of residents and visitors.
The Carrs is a large public park in Wilmslow, located on the banks of the River Bollin and close to the town centre. It is a particularly popular spot for picnics, walking, and enjoying nature, it also provides a spectacular venue of annual Town Council events and the local Parkrun.
With our geographic location, our enviable connectivity links, our countryside access, our services and our housing stock, it is easy to understand why Wilmslow is one of the most popular places to live in Cheshire and the North-West of England.
Not only is Wilmslow a great place to live; just as many people travel into Wilmslow for work as travel out to work, with many significant employers recognising the advantages of doing business in and around the town.