Droylsden is a town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, 4.1 miles east of Manchester city centre and 2.2 miles west of Ashton-under-Lyne.

The extension of the Metrolink in 2014 had a big impact on Droylsden.Opening up the Ashton line means that residents and visitors could be in the heart of Manchester in minutes - 20 to be exact.