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Trafford Park

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Trafford Park 2020 Manchester The Heritage Centre

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Trafford Park Factory Sites, 1950's - Film 91657

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Trafford Park Station 12/8/19

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Timber fire at Trafford Park, Manchester (1936)

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Building from the ground up in Trafford Park

Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) southwest of Manchester city centre and 1.3 miles (2.1 km) north of Stretford. Until the late 19th century, it was the ancestral home of the Trafford family, who sold it to financier Ernest Terah Hooley in 1896. Occupying an area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2), it was the first planned industrial estate in the world, and remains the largest in Europe.
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