Dukinfield is, since 1974, a town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, on the south bank of the River Tame, opposite Ashton-under-Lyne and 6.3 miles (10.1 km) east of Manchester. In 2001, it had a population of 18,885.
Prior to 1974 Dukinfield was a municipal borough in the county of Cheshire. The town developed as a result of the Industrial Revolution when it became the site of coal mining and cotton manufacturing.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Dukinfield.