Stockport Air Raid Shelters, Greater Manchester – Open Tuesday to Sunday as below. Admission fees apply.

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The closest car park is at Merseyway Shopping Centre approximately 320 metres away, parking charges apply. There is ramped access into the venue. The inside of the air raid shelters has uneven and unmade sloped corridors throughout. There are public toilets including a disability toilet which is wheelchair-accessible. Staff receive disability/equality training. There are large print documents available for the visually impaired.

Brief Description:

Air Raid shelters used for up to 7000 people during World War II, now reopened for public visits.

Further Information


61 Chestergate, Stockport, Greater Manchester SK1 1NE



0161 474 1940


Opening Hours:

Monday           Closed

Tuesday           1.00pm – 5.00pm

Wednesday     1.00pm – 5.00pm

Thursday         1.00pm – 5.00pm

Friday              1.00pm – 5.00pm

Saturday          10.00am – 5.00pm

Sunday            11.00am – 5.00pm

Admission Prices 2017

Adults                                                 £5.00

Concessions (ages 60+ and students) £3.75

Children under 16 with paying adult  FREE

Leisure Key                                        FREE

There is no charge for an essential carer of visitors with a registered disability


Travelling from Manchester via A34 (7.8 miles). Take A34 and A5145 southbound  for 5.8 miles to Daw Bank/Wood Street. Continue on Daw Bank. Drive to Great Underbank.

From Sheffield via A57 (38.3 miles). Take A57, M67 and M60 westbound for 37.9 miles to Daw Bank/Wood Street. Continue on Daw Bank. Drive to Great Underbank.

OS SJ894904


The closest railway station is Stockport approximately 660 metres away. Buses operate in and around Stockport. For more travel information go to or call 0871 200 22 33.


There is a wealth of attractions including bars, restaurants, churches, museums, hotels, bed-and-breakfast accommodation, with grocery stores and shopping centres in the local area.

Travel Information

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