Directions to School Of Make-Up
There is a public pay-and-display car park very close to the School on a street called Churchgate (approx. 5 minutes’ walk). If you are using satellite navigation the postcode for this car park is SK1 1YA. The School is on Royal Oak Yard, just off a street called Little Underbank. This link will open our location in Google Maps if you wish to use it on your smartphone to find us: Google Maps
There are a number of alternative car parks if Churchgate is full, the main one being ‘Merseyway’ car park and Edgerton Street. If you park in these, please follow the directions at the bottom of this page.
Directions from Churchgate car park
When you walk out of the car park the church will be on your right hand side. Further up the road is the indoor market (large white building with lots of windows). Head towards the left-hand side of the market and about halfway down there is a left turn – Meal House Brow which leads onto Little Underbank. When you get to the bottom of Meal House Brow turn right onto Little Underbank (newsagent on corner) and then immediately take your 1st left opposite a charity shop called Mind onto a cobbled Street which is Royal Oak yard. Follow the road round to the right and you will see our sign on the wall.
Directions from Stockport train station
Exit the train station at the ‘town centre’ exit. Follow the road down and look out for signs for ‘Historic Market’. At the bottom of the hill, cross over the main road and take a right at the Central Library onto St Petersgate. Keep following signs for the markets and when you reach a hairdressing salon called ‘Gary Collins’, look out for a set of steps on the left hand side of the bridge going down. At the bottom of the steps, turn right under the bridge and keep walking. Royal Oak Yard is your first right turn after ‘Stage Door’ fancy dress shop and opposite ‘Mind’ charity shop. Follow the cobbled street to the right and you will see the School’s sign on the wall.
Directions from Merseyway Shopping Precinct
In the middle of the shopping precinct, near Marks & Spencer there is a children’s carousel. Near this there is a jeweller’s called Beaverbrook’s. Head down the gap next to the jewellers and this will eventually bring you onto Little Underbank. You will see further up the road bridge going across it. Head towards the bridge and under it. Royal Oak Yard is your first right turn after ‘Stage Door’ fancy dress shop and opposite ‘Mind’ charity shop. Follow the cobbled street to the right and you will see the School’s sign on the wall.
If you are heading from any other direction, most people in Stockport will know where Little Underbank is, so once on the street, follow directions above. Landmarks to ask for are ‘The Winters’ pub or ‘Stage Door’ – quite well known in Stockport.