The nearest Manchester Metrolink tram stop to Wythenshawe Hospital is Roundthorn, an 8 to 10-minute walk away from the hospital.
The Roundthorn stop is served by Metrolink’s Navy Line which runs between Manchester city centre and Manchester Airport.
Oasis brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher grew up in the Manchester suburb of Burnage, spending their early years living on Ashburn Avenue.
When their parents separated, they moved with their mother and older brother Paul in the early 1980s to a house on Cranwell Drive.
Bee Gees members Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb lived at 51 Keppel Road in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, a suburb of Manchester, for about three years until 1958, before the family emigrated to Australia.
During their time in Manchester, the young brothers formed a skiffle group called The Rattlesnakes and performed at local venues, including the Gaumont Cinema near their home.
Manchester United was originally established in 1878 as Newton Heath LYR Football Club by the Carriage and Wagon department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) depot at Newton Heath, Manchester. It became Manchester United F.C. in 1902.
The team played at the North Road ground in Newton Heath until 1893, when it moved to a new ground at Bank Street, Clayton. Moston Brook High School subsequently stood on the site until its demolition in 2000 and it is now a Fujitsu office complex where a wall plaque reads:
NORTH ROAD FOOTBALL GROUND
THE ORIGINAL HOME OF
NEWTON HEATH LYR F.C
ONCE STOOD HERE
(1878 – 1893)