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ROMILEY is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport
Metropolitan Borough of Stockport
, Greater Manchester
Manchester
, England
England
. Historically part of Cheshire
Cheshire
, it borders Marple , Bredbury and Woodley . In Roman times there is thought to have been a settlement along Sandy Lane. In the 2001 census Romiley ward, which included Compstall , Bredbury Green and a large part of Bredbury , had a population of 13,703. In the 2011 Census the population of the ward had increased to 14,139.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Transport * 4 Conservation areas * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

HISTORY

For centuries it was an agricultural area, until the late Victorian era , when it became a residential area , with a small district centre. There are four main schools: Romiley
Romiley
Primary School, Bredbury Green Primary, St Christopher's Catholic Primary School and Greave Primary School, which is on the border with Woodley. Secondary education is provided by Werneth School and Harrytown Catholic High School . Romiley
Romiley
also has its own theatre, the Romiley
Romiley
Forum. Compstall Road, Romiley
Romiley
in 1905

GEOGRAPHY

The surrounds are quite rural, although it is a suburb . There are fields to the north, and Compstall , between Romiley
Romiley
and Marple, is home to the Etherow Country Park the largest country park in Stockport.

TRANSPORT

It is served by Romiley railway station on the Hope Valley Line
Hope Valley Line
from Sheffield
Sheffield
to