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Bamford is located in Greater Manchester
Population 9,693 (2011)
OS grid reference SD858144
Metropolitan borough
  • Rochdale
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ROCHDALE
Postcode district OL11
Dialling code 01706
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
  • Heywood and Middleton
List of places
Greater Manchester
53°37′34″N 2°12′50″W / 53.626157°N 2.213976°W / 53.626157; -2.213976

Bamford is an affluent suburban area within the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, England.

Together with neighbouring Birtle, it formed the civil parish of Birtle-with-Bamford (also known as Birtle-cum-Bamford). It was in Middleton ecclesiastical parish and in Bury poor law Union. In 1933, Birtle-with-Bamford was dissolved with Bamford being amalgamated into the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale in 1974.

The Bamford ward lies in the Heywood and Middleton constituency represented in the Houses of Parliament. The population of the ward at the 2011 census was 9,693.

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