Metropolitan Borough of Stockport

The Metropolitan Borough of Stockport is a metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester in North West England. As well as the town of Stockport, it includes the outlying areas of Bramhall, Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Marple, Bredbury, Reddish, Woodley and Romiley. In 2001, it had a population of 284,500.[1]

Stockport
Motto(s): 
"Animo et Fide" "With Courage and Faith"
Stockport shown within Greater Manchester
Coordinates: 53°24′20″N 2°09′33″W
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Constituent countryEngland
RegionNorth West England
Ceremonial countyGreater Manchester
Founded1 April 1974
Borough status23 November 1973
Administrative HQStockport (Town Hall)
Government
  TypeMetropolitan borough
  BodyStockport Metropolitan Borough Council
  LeadershipLeader and cabinet
  ExecutiveLabour (council NOC)
  LeaderElise Wilson (Labour)
  MayorDean Fitzpatrick
  MPsMary Robinson (C)
Andrew Gwynne (L)
William Wragg (C)
Navendu Mishra (L)
Area
  Total48.6 sq mi (126.0 km2)
Area rank196th
Elevation
256 ft (78 m)
Population
 (mid-2019 est.)
  Total293,423
  Rank44th
  Density6,000/sq mi (2,315/km2)
  Ethnicity
(United Kingdom 2005 estimate)
94.2% White
3.1% S. Asian or mixed
1.4% Black or mixed
1.0% Chinese or other
Demonym(s)Stopfordian
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
  Summer (DST)UTC+1 (British Summer Time)
Postcode areas
Dialling codes01457
0161
ISO 3166 codeGB-SKP
GSS codeE08000007
NUTS 3 codeUKD31
ONS code00BS (ONS)
OS grid referenceSJ895900
Police areaGreater Manchester
Fire serviceGreater Manchester
Ambulance serviceNorth West
Websitewww.stockport.gov.uk