Old Town

Ashton-under-Lyne Old Town.

Old Town Sign Ashton’s ‘Old Town’ is a popular area where a myriad of small independent retailers offer a huge range of authentic gift ideas and tailored services always with a smile.

The ‘Old Town’ is an interesting criss-cross of streets and avenues which were developed during Victorian times.

The area features a wide variety of specialised shops and independent stores offering a great range of items which complements the national retailers. Try Fletcher Street, Penny Meadow, Market Avenue, Market Street, Stamford Street and Old Street and discover some of the town’s secret gems.

These retailers add a touch of individuality to the town with their quirky shop window displays and loyal customer base.

All photography kindly supplied by Howard Murphy

All images © 2013 Howard Murphy