Plot G News

17 The green space between Merchants Bridge and The Wharf known as Plot G has not yet been sold. Instead, the owners have decided to apply for planning permission for a residential development. They have appointed architects and asked a firm called ‘Resolve Public Affairs’ (www.resolvepublicaffairs.co.uk) to engage with and consult the local community and […]

Sounds of the City 2016

  Sounds of the City is back in the Castlefield Arena in July 2016.  Full lineups will be announced in 2016 but in the meantime the headline acts are: Friday            July 1st                Guy Garvey Saturday        July 2nd       […]

Next Forum Meeting – May 19th

  The next Castlefield Forum Meeting is to be held at 7pm Thursday 19th of May, Dukes 92. The meeting includes a presentation by the architects of development proposals for Plot G, an update on progress with our Neighbourhood Plan and discussion of the Manchester Homelessness Charter. The Merchant Room is the room above Albert’s Shed Restaurant – […]

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Roman Finds in Castlefield – July 7th 6:30pm MSI

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Roman Gardens – Update and Thank you

  Friends of The Roman Gardens 1:  Olliers Solicitors Volunteer A warm Wednesday afternoon on 22nd June saw the Olliers branch of the Friends of The Roman Gardens down tools and then pick up tools – gardening ones!  This was going to be a tougher session than their previous one back in February.  Parts of the […]

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Plot G Consultation-Thursday 30th June-2pm-8pm

Waterside Developments, owners of Plot G in Castlefield, are preparing a planning application for a residential development on the site. Before a planning application is submitted, we would like to invite you to attend a public exhibition of the proposals. This event is open to all and will take place on: Thursday 30th of June 2pm to 8pm Brindley […]

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Castlefield Gardening June 22nd 10am

The staff from Olliers have once again offered their services to do a weeding and tidying up session in the gardens on Wednesday June 22nd. There is quite a lot of work to be done in the gardens and around the Castlefield green areas too.  So… On the same day, but in the morning (10.00am ish) a couple of us will […]

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Pioneer Quay Gardening

The Forum’s Gardening Action Group got into swing last week with a good tidy up of the grow boxes at Pioneer Quay that we planted last summer. There are lots of herbs and other edibles such as strawberries so please feel free to go down and harvest some goodies. It’s interesting how many people stop by to chat […]

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Castlefield Neighbourhood plan – Public Consultation

  Planned residential development will double Castlefield’s population within 5 years Castlefield is set to become the first area in Manchester city centre to have a Neighbourhood Plan and only the third in the city as a whole, after Northenden and Levenshulme.  In total there are an estimated 4,000 homes in the Castlefield area with […]

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