Hazel Grove

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Hazel Grove
Location Map ( geo)
London Road (A6), Hazel Grove (C) David Dixon - Geograph - 2570975.jpg
The A6 passing through the village
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Highway Authority
Next Primary Destinations
Stockport • Buxton • Macclesfield
Other Nearby Primary Destinations
Manchester Airport
Other Nearby Destinations
Poynton • Alderley Edge • Wilmslow
This article is about the village on the A6.
For the junction on the A3, see Hazel Grove Interchange

Hazel Grove is a congested village on the A6 between Stockport and Buxton. At the Rising Sun junction, the A523 to Poynton and Macclesfield forks. A narrow S4 carriageway, seven signalized junctions with few right turn refuges and a further four pedestrian crossings make the village a notorious bottleneck on the A6.

Historically, the village was a very convenient stopping point for travellers in the 18th century to change horses, hence the large number of pubs, catering for their passengers. Trams used to operate down the A6 as far as Hazel Grove until 1949, whilst in modern times the village is now the terminus of the 192 bus route from Manchester.

The south end of the village will see the temporary terminus of the A555 eastern extension, though the future of the continuation through to Bredbury and the M60 is uncertain.


Route To Notes


Stockport, Manchester








Marple (A626)
Formerly B6103


Hazel Grove Station


Romiley Now A627


Bredbury, Manchester (M60) Eastern Route


Stockport Western Route


Buxton Disley and High Lane Bypass


Manchester Airport


Bredbury (M60)


Woodford, Bramhall Chester Road / Woodford Road from the A6 to the Stockport boundary


Marple (unsigned) Between the A6, along Commercial Road and Bean Leach Road to meet the A626


Dialstone Centre Between the A6, along Dialstone Lane and Banks Lane to meet the A626
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Hazel Grove
SectionsA6/Hazel Grove - Manchester • A6/Matlock - Hazel Grove
ProjectsDisley and High Lane Bypass
JunctionsMacclesfield Road Junction • Rising Sun (Hazel Grove) • Simpsons Corner
RoadsA5035 (Stockport) • A5143 • A523 • A555 • A6(M) (Bredbury - Hazel Grove) • A6(M) (Heaton Norris - Hazel Grove) • A627 • B6103 • C412 (Stockport) • C448 (Stockport) • C453 (Stockport) • C462 (Stockport)
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Bean Leach Road - Geograph - 2571061.jpgChester Road, Hazel Grove - Geograph - 2571048.jpgLondon Road (A6), Hazel Grove (C) David Dixon - Geograph - 2570975.jpgMillhill Bridge, Woodford Road - Geograph - 3416764.jpg
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