Cheadle Hulme is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England. It is 2.3 miles southwest of Stockport and 7.5 miles southeast of the city of Manchester. It lies in the Ladybrook Valley on the Cheshire Plain.
The name Cheadle Hulme comes from when two descendents of Geoffrey de Chedle (who had been the lord of the manor) were given Chedle's lands upon the death of their mother. Agnes inherited the northern half (which became Chedle Bulkeley, later Cheadle) and Clemence took the southern half (which became Chedle Holme, later Cheadle Hulme)
During the Second World War, Cheadle Hulme was a refuge for evacuees from places such as Manchester and the Channel Islands. The area had its own Home Guard as well as several air-raid shelters.
Cheadle Hulme railway station dates back to 1842 and got its name in 1866. The station has four platforms that serve the Crewe to Manchester and Stafford to Manchester Lines. There are three trains to Manchester every hour and one an hour to Stoke and Crewe.
There are many bus routes catering to Cheadle Hulme. These services go to surrouning areas, with frequent services to and from Stockport bus station, as well as Manchester Picadilly, Woodford, Macclesfield, Wythenshawe and Manchester Airport. Most buses are operated by Stagecoach Manchester.Cheadle Hulme