Wilmslow is a small town in Cheshire in the North West region of England. Wilmslow is located in an affluent area including Mottram St. Andrew and Alderley Edge known locally as the Golden Triangle which is one of the most expensive and desirable places to live in the UK and is favoured by footballers and celebrities. Once the railways arrived in the Victorian era providing good connections to cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Macclesfield the area became desirable as a place of residence for wealthy North West businessmen.
Local employment is provided at the HQ of clothing giant Umbro, the Information Commissioner’s Office and Alderley Park which is home to the UK’s largest bioscience park and one of three campuses comprising MSP a major provider of support to science and technology companies.
Wilmslow also offers easy access to great leisure opportunities including the world-famous Manchester United and Manchester City football stadiums, the Peak District National Park and Quarry Bank, a museum of the cotton industry which dominated the area during the Industrial Revolution.
Famous people from Wilmslow: Alan Turing, mathematician and creator of a machine that cracked the Enigma code during WW2 and Sir Alex Ferguson, Manager of Manchester United for many years.