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How To Get Here

The Avro Heritage Museum is located on the former Woodford Aerodrome off Chester Road, Woodford, Cheshire. Please scroll down for directions.

Dashcam footage of the route across the airfield to the Museum

By Car

Sat Nav Postcode: SK7 1QR

Follow Chester Road (A5102) to the mini roundabout almost directly opposite the entrance to Notcutts Garden Centre. There are brown signs to the Museum on both sides of the roundabout.

 

Turn into the Woodford Garden Village and on to Lancastrian Way. Follow the road to the left, passing a children's playground to the right. Take the second right on to Ringway Avenue which is signed to the museum. Go straight on through the gap in the tall wooden fence.

You are now on a small road made of good quality tarmac which takes you across the former airfield. Follow the brown signs to the museum, turning left at the marked T junction. Cross over to join the old runway on your right via a short strip of gravel at the next brown sign (it is a bit narrow so please take care). Follow the road around to the right (it is a blind bend so please take care) and our awesome Vulcan will come into view.

Drive past the Museum and our car park is immediately on your right. Parking is free and includes 6 disabled spaces.

There is strictly no access past the Museum to the old CAE building and flight sheds.

Please adhere to the 20 mph speed limit through the Redrow housing estate and across the former airfield. Take care as you will be driving through an active building site, don't be distracted and please do not stop anywhere on the former airfield.

By Public Transport

The nearest train station is Poynton.

The nearest bus stop is located outside Budgens on Chester Road (A5102). It is on the 42B Manchester - Woodford route which passes close to Cheadle Hulme train station.

Please note, due to the Museum's location in the middle of an active construction site, there is currently NO pedestrian access.

Cyclists & Pedestrian Access

The Museum is located in the middle of an active construction site and as such there is currently NO pedestrian access to the Museum due to safety reasons.

Groups of cyclists are welcome to visit the Museum when advance notice is given. Please contact the Museum by telephone or by using the contact form on this site.

Access for individual cyclists is restricted to Museum members. They should follow the vehicle route, obeying all motoring rules.

Telephone: 01625 877 534