How to Find Us
The map above shows the town centre of Heywood
We are located in the building off River Street behind the "Brown Cow" public house


From Manchester Centre or M66 Junction 2.
From Manchester Center head North on the A664 (Rochdale Road) passing through Collyhurst and Queens Park Road. Then through Blackley with Bogart Hole Clough on your right. You will then pass Victoria Avenue and then find the M60 at Junction 20 on your left. Turn on to the M60 and after 2.5 miles move into one of the 2 outer lanes in readiness to pass under the "Simister roundabout" and continue on the M66. Keep on the M66 until Junction 2 where you exit onto the A58. Go round the roundabout and under the M66 following signs for Heywood. As you enter the town centre of Heywood the road splits into two and becomes one way.
After passing Dunnes store on your left you will come to a mini roundabout where you turn left onto Bamford Road. Proceed down Bamford Road and look out for a public house called the Brown Cow on your right. Turn right at the Brown Cow into Brown Street and then left at River street. The entrance to our premises is on your right at the end of River Street where there is a plenty of parking. The door into our building is round the corner at the rear of the property.

From Rochdale
From Rochdale centre take the Manchester road A664 and follow directions for Manchester. After passing through the traffic lights at the junction of Roch valley way and Edinburgh way you will encounter another junction with a Tesco store on your left. Turn to the right at this junction onto the A58 following the Heywood signs.
When you reach the centre of Heywood there will be a large church on your left and the A6046 merges with the A58 just after this church. After the roads merge take the right turn into Bamford road and then straight ahead at the mini roundabout. Proceed down Bamford Road and look out for a public house called the Brown Cow on your right. Turn right at the Brown Cow into Brown Street and then left at River Street. The entrance to our premises is on your right at the end of River Street where there is a plenty of parking. The door into our building is round the corner at the rear of the property.

From Bury or the M66 Junction 2
Leave Bury town Centre on the A58 and after several trafic lights you will descend until you meet the M66 at Junction 2 Pass under the M66 where you exit onto the A58 following signs for Heywood. As you enter the town centre of Heywood the road splits into two and becomes one way.
After passing Dunnes store on your left you will come to a mini roundabout where you turn left onto Bamford Road. Proceed down Bamford Road and look out for a public house called the Brown Cow on your right. Turn right at the Brown Cow into Brown Street and then left at River street. The entrance to our premises is on your right at the end of River Street where there is a plenty of parking. The door into our building is round the corner at the rear of the property
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From Heaton Park or M60 Junction 19.
After passing Heaton Park on your left and Victoria Avenue on your right you will soon meet the roundabout where the M60 Junction 19 meets the A576 on Manchester Old Road.
Turn left onto the M60 and after 1 mile move into one of the 2 outer lanes in readiness to pass under the "Simister roundabout" and continue on the M66. Keep on the M66 until Junction 2 where you exit onto the A58. Go round the roundabout and under the M66 following signs for Heywood. As you enter the town centre of Heywood the road splits into two and becomes one way.
After passing Dunnes store on your left you will come to a mini roundabout where you turn left onto Bamford Road. Proceed down Bamford Road and look out for a public house called the Brown Cow on your right. Turn right at the Brown Cow into Brown Street and then left at River street. The entrance to our premises is on your right at the end of River Street where there is a plenty of parking. The door into our building is round the corner at the rear of the property.

From M62 juction 19
Exit the M62 at Junction 19 and follow the Heywood signs on the A4046. Pass one small roundabout with the fire station nearby on your right and at the mini roundabout by the petrol station turn left into Coronation Avenue.
At the end of Coronation Avenue turn right at the traffic lights and head into the centre of Heywood where the A6046 merges with the A58. After the roads merge take the right turn into Bamford road and then straight ahead at the mini roundabout. Proceed down Bamford Road and look out for a public house called the Brown Cow on your right. Turn right at the Brown Cow into Brown Street and then left at River street. The entrance to our premises is on your right at the end of River Street where there is a plenty of parking. The door into our building is round the corner at the rear of the property

By Bus
There are two major bus routes that pass through Heywood town centre, These being Nos 163 and 471. The 163 starts from either Manchester or Bury and the 471 starts from either Rochdale or Bolton via Bury. Both of these routes involve a walk of about 1/2 mile from Heywood centre to our location. Exit either bus at the Library if traveling from Rochdale or Manchester and at the Mini roundabout just passed Dunnes if traveling from the Bury direction. Then proceed on foot down Bamford road to our building behind the Brown Cow public house.
(see map above)
Timetables can be found at http://www.gmpte.com/journey_planning/


Our Postal address is now :-
Heywood Model Railway Group
Unit 4 Park Works
River Street
Heywood
OL10 4AB.

This page updated 26th March 2014