Wilmslow - Fustian Cutting

This plaque on Manchester Road near the junction with Station Road marks the location of a fustian-cutting factory.

Wilmslow used to be a major centre of fustian cutting. If you wanted your fustian cut you came to Wilmslow. But over time the demand for fustian died away and the trade ceased, as did the skill of grass-cutting. Click on the plaque to read it.