Menorah Synagogue

Cheshire Reform Congregation

Manchester, Greater Manchester



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Congregation Data


Menorah Synagogue, Cheshire Reform Congregation


198 Altrincham Road (previously referred to as Sharston Community Centre), Sharston, Manchester M22 4RZ

(The congregation is considered part of the "South Manchester" Jewish community.)

Current Status:


Date Formed:





A constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism (formerly known as Reform Synagogues of Great Britain).



Local Authority:

The congregation is in the metropolitan borough of the City of Manchester, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers).

From 1889 to 1974, the locality was in the county borough of Manchester (a unitary authority), geographically (although not administratively) within the county of Lancashire.

However, Altrincham Road is close to, and extends into, Cheadle (now in the metropolitan borough of Stockport), which from 1889 to 1974 was in the urban district of Cheadle and Gateley, in the county of Cheshire. 


Other Congregation Information

  • Congregation Records:


Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page

List of Movement for Reform Judaism Congregations

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