Broadheath is a suburb of Altrincham in Greater Manchester, England. It is historically part of Cheshire and has a Warrington postcode.
At Broadheath's height as an industrial area, the industries supported perhaps 12,000 employees. Those industries included George Richards, Thornton-Pickard, O'Briens, Luke and Spencer, Tilghmans, Linotype, Kearns, Record Electrical, Budenbergs and Churchills. Many of these were world famous.
Broadheath is part of the Trafford Metropolitan Borough of Greater Manchester. The ward of Broadheath has three seats on the council, as as of the 2012 local elections, two seats were held by the Conservatives and one by Labour.
Since 1997, Broadheath has formed part of the Altrincham and Sale West Constituency. Conservative MP Graham Brady has represented the area since then, making it one of only two Conservative-held seats in Greater Manchester.
Broadheath Primary School caters for the young of the area, whilst St Alban's Church is there for the religiousThe now closed, Broadheath railway station