Old Trafford (area) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOld Trafford
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||M15, M16|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
Old Trafford is a suburb near Stretford. It is in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It is two miles (3.2 km) southwest of Manchester city centre. Its limits are more or less the crossroads of two old toll gates:Brooks's Bar to the east and Trafford Bar tram stop to the west.
Old Trafford is where the Old Trafford football stadium is. It is the home of Manchester United F.C.. It is also where Old Trafford Cricket Ground is. This is the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. They are at opposite ends of Brian Statham Way (this used to be Warwick Road) and Sir Matt Busby Way (this used to be Warwick Road North). The road between them still has the name Warwick Road. The southern part on the other side of the Metrolink line is Warwick Road South.
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Old Trafford and Key West as viewed from Salford Quays
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