Cheetham Hebrew Congregation

Manchester, Greater Manchester




Page created: 29 August 2006
Latest revision or update: 16 February 2017

Congregation Data


Cheetham Hebrew Congregation


Jewish Cultural Centre, Bury Old Road, Salford, M7 4QY (from early 2000's),
previously, 453 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M8 9PA (foundation stone laid January 1958)

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

Current Status:



Formed in 1958 on the merger of the following congregations:


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A provincial synagogue under the aegis of the Chief Rabbi.

Local Authority:

The congregation is in the City of Salford, but was previously (Cheetham Hill) in the City of Manchester (as were predecessor congregation in Hightown).

The Cities of both Salford and Manchester are metropolitan boroughs, created in 1974, within the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester (which no longer has any administrative powers). From 1889 to 1974, Salford and Manchester were county boroughs (unitary authorities), geographically (though not administratively) within the County of Lancashire.

Cemetery Information:

See Manchester Jewish Cemeteries Information on Manchester Jewish Community home page


Congregational Records

At Manchester Register Office and Board of Deputies:


Other Information

Greater Manchester Jewish Community home page

Jewish Congregations in the City of Salford (metropolitan borough)

Jewish Congregations in the City of Manchester (metropolitan borough)

Street Directory of Jewish Congregations in Greater Manchester

Jewish Communities of England home page



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