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2 – 4 Chester Road Press Release from the Forum

The Forum 15 February Press Release on 2 – 4 Chester Road: 2-4 Chester Rd press release    

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2-4 Chester Road – Open Letter to Mayoral Candidates

The Forum has sent an open letter to all the Greater Manchester 2017 Mayoral candidates asking them to write to the Government supporting the request to ‘call in’ the 2-4 Chester Road planning application. Open Letter to all Greater Manchester 2017 Mayoral Candidates: Sean Anstee, Jane Brophy, Andy Burnham, Peter Clifford, Stephen Morris, Shneur Odze […]

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2-4 Chester Road Update!

All is not yet lost over the 2 – 4 Chester Road development. On Friday 10 February Castlefield Estates asked Sajid Avid, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, to ’call in’ the planning application and on Monday 13 February his department confirmed they were considering this request and that, as a result,  had […]

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2 – 4 Chester Road Decision

Our campaigning was to no avail. On Thursday 9 February the Planning Committee voted 5 to 2 (with several abstentions) in favour of the Renaker proposals.   Many thanks to the 15 Forum members who joined the earlier Committee site visit – in the snow – and the 9 who attended the Committee meeting this […]

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Re-design of Great Northern Square – Workshop Feedback

You’re invited to comment and feedback on the draft brief for the re-design of Great Northern Square coming out of the January Workshop.  Your response should be sent to May Molteno at: may@pathwaysconsultancy.co.uk Pathways design brief for the Great Northern Square

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The Great British Spring Clean – March 2017

For info about The Great British Spring Clean throughout March 2017: Calling all WARD Groups! The Great British Spring Clean is a campaign with one simple ambition – To bring together people from across the country to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and coastline. Throughout March 2017, Keep Britain Tidy […]

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Castlefield Gallery Preview Event – 27th February

Castlefield Gallery invites you to a Preview event on Thursday 27 Feb: Castlefield Gallery’s Director, Helen Wewiora invites the members of the Castlefield Forum to the VIP exhibition preview for …in Dark Times from 5-6pm on Thursday 23 February 2017. In these particularly precarious times, when all things seem caught in a flow, where nothing feels […]

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2 – 4 Chester Road: Planning application 113870/FO/2016

In the run up to the Planning Committee 2pm Thursday 9 Feb and the site visit earlier in the day at 11am, the Forum have sent this letter to all Planning Committee Councillors:   Dear Councillor I am writing again to you and all members of the Planning Committee about the planning application for  2 […]

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January Forum Meeting Minutes

A summary of the Minutes of the Forum meeting held on Monday 23rd January 2017 at the Brindley Room, Dukes 92, Caslefield. Main topics include the updates of the 2-4 Chester Road Development, Plot G, National Trust involvement in Castlefield’s ‘Spirit of Place’ and the Neighbourhood Plan. Forum Minutes 230117-1 The next forum meeting will take […]

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Next Forum Meeting January 23rd 7pm Dukes

The next Castlefield Forum meeting will be on January 23rd, 7pm at Dukes 92. Agenda and other papers will appear here over the next few days.  

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