Welcome to Castlefield

Welcome to Castlefield, the most historic part of Manchester.  From the Roman empire to the industrial revolution it all happened here.  To find out more save this handy guide to the area Guide to Castlefield. The next forum meeting will be Tuesday October 7th 7pm at Dukes 92.  The Forum will also meet on Saturday 4th […]

Plot G up for sale

The grassed area on Slate Wharf between Merchants Bridge and The Wharf pub is up for sale as a potential development site. http://www.manchesterconfidential.co.uk/News/Castlefield-Plot-G-Residents-Will-Fight-For-Green-Space-Manchester-News This welcome piece of city center green space was granted planning permission in 2002 for 42 apartments.  A lot has changed in that time.  The sale of this piece of land will […]

Recent News


Tram Stop Changes

From Monday 03 November, the stairs access to the Deansgate-Castlefield stop on Whitworth Street West (Deansgate stairs) will be temporarily closed until summer 2015. This will enable work to be carried out to demolish and construct a new stairs and lift access to the stop. From 00:01am Saturday 15 November until 06:00am Monday 17 November, […]

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Bonfire Night

There are a number of free bonfires and firework displays across Manchester organised by the city council. For more information regarding a display near you see Bonfire Night Manchester

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Autumn Forum Meeting Minutes

The Castlefield forum met on the 7th of October at Dukes 92.  The fist part of the meeting was the AGM.  Minutes for the AGM can be found here. AGM Minutes 071014-1 Following on from that was the ordinary Forum meeting including debate, comment and ideas regarding the impending sale of Plot G.  The minutes can […]

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Reporting environmental issues

From slippery paths and graffiti to fly tipped waste and noise.  If you spot something that needs to be dealt with by the council report to environment on call. contact@manchester.gov.uk http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/100006/environmental_services          

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City Centre Resident Forum Feedback

On 11th of September The Castlefield Forum hosted the Manchester City Centre residents forum bring together the residents from across the city with our councillors, council officers and our MP Lucy Powell.  The out put of the meeting can be found here Notes Annual City Centre Residents Forum 110914

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Peoples History Museum – Petition

The People’s History Museum tells the story of how ordinary people have fought for democracy in Britain. Cuts to funding are threatening this important museum.  Please sign the petition https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/restore-funding-to-the-people-s-history-museum?bucket=blast  

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