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A Huge thank you to all our supporters – Target hit

Huge, huge  thanks to everyone who has pledged and so helped us achieve our target for the first stage of the Roman Gardens project nine days of the deadline date. We appreciate all the pledges received, big or small, all of which are invaluable to the project. The next stage is to obtain professional help […]

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Roman Gardens Autumn Update

Following our incredibly successful Crowdfunding campaign we’ve been busy moving the project along. We have commissioned BDP to guide and support us through the planning application process. We held a very useful pre-application meeting with Planning & Conservation Officer for Castlefield. As anticipated this led to the need to commission several other pieces of work to support our planning […]

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M & S Staff Volunteering in Castlefield

Many, many thanks to staff from Marks & Spencer who spent a full day volunteering in Castlefield on 7th Oct. Supported by Sarah and Russ from MCC Community Engagement Team, the volunteers worked in two groups. One group replanted the ‘Stitch in Time’ garden within St John’s Gardens, which had become overgrown and very sad […]

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Pioneer Quay Clean Up – Thank you

Forum member Claire Venables and colleagues from Chadwick Nott spent a day doing some fantastic clearing work at Pioneer Quay on 27th August. Many thanks all

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Autumn Forum Minutes

The minutes of the Autumn forum meeting held at Dukes 92 on the 8th of September can be found here Forum Minutes 080915-1

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Ordsall Chord Road Closure

From 25th July to 1st September Castle Street in front of the Knott and under the nearby railway bridge will be closed to vehicles or be one lane only. Pedestrian access will still be maintained with foot marshals onsite to guide pedestrians.  For more info: Ordsall Chord rd closures castle st

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Homewatch in Castlefield

Want to become involved in a Homewatch Scheme for Castlefield? Greater Manchester Police are looking for Castlefield residents to get involved. For more information about what this entails and how to get involved:   Overview of Homewatch-2

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Summer Forum Minutes

The Castlefield Forum Summer meeting was held in Dukes 92 on Thursday the 25th of June. The minutes are here Forum Minutes 250615-1

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Pioneer Quay Transformation

Castlefield Forum has been working group for some time with a multi-agency group to find a solution to the Pioneer Quay area of Castlefield that has become neglected and subject to anti-social behaviour over recent years. The group, consisting Castlefield Forum, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), who own the site, Manchester City Council (MCC), Officers […]

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Metrolink Second City Crossing – Public Information Events

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is progressing a new Metrolink route through Manchester City Centre, the Second City Crossing (2CC). This is part of a wider transformation of the city that will see an improved public transport system created across Manchester; which includes the new tram line, bus priority scheme and dedicated cycle lanes to […]

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