Trafford Overview

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The Big Picture

Trafford is a metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, with a population of around 240,000. The area offers a mix of housing, including modern apartment buildings and more traditional terraced homes. Trafford is home to several community initiatives, including the Trafford Partnership, a group of local organisations working together to improve the borough’s social, economic and environmental wellbeing. The borough also hosts several annual events, such as the Hale Barns Carnival and Altrincham Festival. Quality local entertainment options include the popular Altrincham Market, a bustling indoor market offering a variety of food and drink options, and the Trafford Centre, a large shopping mall with a cinema and indoor mini-golf course. The economy in Trafford is primarily driven by industries such as health, education and retail, with major employers including the Trafford Council, Trafford General Hospital and the intu Trafford Centre.

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Trafford Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Trafford’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Trafford Diversity

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