The western border of Tameside is around 4 miles from the city centre of Manchester. The borough borders Derbyshire to the east, Stockport to the south and the borough of Oldham to the North. The population is around 220, 000.
Tameside is a borough of Manchester and is named after the River Tame which flows through the area. Tameside includes the towns of Stalybridge, Mossley, Hyde, Dukinfield, Droylsden, Denton, Audenshaw and Ashton-under-Lyne.