John’s Bikes is situated in Middleton in Greater Manchester, south of Rochdale and Bury, west of Oldham and east of Prestwich. It is easily accessible via road and public transport.
- Via Road
- Via Train
- Via Bus
- Location Map
From M60, Westbound/Anti-Clockwise
If you are travelling from the south-east, for instance from Macclesfield, Stockport, Hyde or Glossop then you will likely find yourself joining the M60 and heading anti-clockwise.
Leave the M60 at Junction 21. Turn right to crossover the M60 and once over it. immediately left onto Broadgate. Then at the first roundabout, take the first exit continuing on Broadgate.
After just under a mile, continue straight onto Grimshaw Lane. Be aware that the road takes a sharp right on the junction of Kirkway and Taylor Street. Follow the road around to the right continuing onto Townley Street.
Continue for 1/3 of a mile along Townley Street and then just before the road turns left and becomes Market Place, turn right onto Lodge Street. John’s Bikes will be located within less than 200 feet on your right hand side.
From M60, Eastbound/Clockwise
If you are travelling from the west, for instance from Leigh, St. Helens, Bolton, Warrington then chances are you’ll find yourself coming east along the M60.
Leave the M60 at Junction 19 and at the roundabout take the first exit which will take you north on the A576. Continue straight on for two miles, until you reach the first roundabout.
At the first roundabout, take the third exit, staying on the A576. A short distance later you will reach a second roundabout, take the second exit.
Moments later you will reach the penultimate roundabout. Take the first exit onto Assheten Way. This will take you past Tesco Middleton.
On reaching the final roundabout, take the first fourth exit onto Market Place. In 350 yards you will need to bear left onto Lodge Street. John’s bikes will be within a couple hundred feet on your right hand side.
If you travel from the Halifax, Dewsbury, Wakefield or Leeds direction you will inevitably find yourself approaching Middleton via the A627(M).
Leave the A627(M) at the A664 Middleton/Castleton exit. At the first roundabout, take the third exit onto the A664.
Continue along the A664 for a couple of miles until you reach another roundabout. Take the first exit onto Market Place. In 350 yards bear left onto Lodge Street. John’s bikes will be within a couple hundred feet on your right hand side.
John’s Bikes is situated just over a mile away from Mills Hill railway station. The station is served by regular trains from Manchester Victoria/Wigan and trains from Todmorden/Leeds/Blackburn.
If walking from the station, turn left (westbound) along Middleton/Oldham road. When you reach The Hare & Hounds on your left and Snack Stop on your right, turn immediately right onto Spring Vale.
Keep walking until you reach a second crossroads, at which you will need to turn right onto Townley Street. At the top of Townley Street, just as it turns left into Market Place, you will need to turn right into Lodge Street. John’s Bikes will be visible on the right hand side.
John’s Bikes is less than half a miles walk from Middleton Bus Station. When leaving the bus station, if you stand with Middleton Shopping Centre behind you, turn left and walk towards the pedestrianised Manchester New Road. At the bottom of Manchester New Road, Ramplin’s Fish and Chip Shop will be on your right hand side.
Continue walking until you reach the end of the pedestrianised area. When you see HSBC Bank opposite the pedestrian area, bear right onto Long Street. Walk to the end of Long Street, at which point you will reach a roundabout.
You can cross the roundabout using the underpass accessed from the left of Long Street. Try and continue onto Market Street – that means bearing right out of the second underpass as you leave the roundabout. By road, you would take the third exit onto Market Place.
Walk along Market Street, as as it turns right into Townley Street, bear left onto Lodge Street. John’s Bikes will be visible on your right hand side.