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 [...]

Roman Gardens Plans for the Future

Plans are taking shape in Castlefield to remodel the tired and unloved Roman Gardens on Liverpool Road. Driven by the Castlefield Forum and the Building Design Partnership/Manchester Garden City initiative, there is a long term plan to completely transform the space into a welcoming garden, suitable for both residents and visitors to Castlefield. The Forum [...]

Dig the City!

Dig the City, Manchester’s urban gardening festival returns to the city from 2-10 August, and we need a green army of volunteers to make it happen. Are you a little green-fingered? Or just keen to support our special event? We are looking for committed, passionate and enthusiastic people to join our team. Over nine days [...]

Recent News


Horseboating in Castlefield – Volunteers needed

For over 200 years, from around 1740, horsedrawn boats were one of the main forms of transporting goods. However, the convenience of motor-powered boats has meant that a horsedrawn boat is a rare sight on most of our canals today. The Horseboating Society exists to promote horseboating and to preserve the heritage and skills of [...]

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Are you registered to vote?

How you register to vote is changing. It is the personal responsibility of every eligible voter in a property.  For more information see How to register to vote www.gov.uk/register-to-vote  

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Summer Forum Meeting Minutes

The latest Castlefield Forum meeting was held on July the 15th of July.  For everything you need to know see Summer Forum Minutes

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Tram stop closed 26th-28th July

Deansgate-Castlefield Letter 2014 07 1114-0919   Whitworth Street West Closure & Diversion map 2 14-0919 Whitworth Street West Closure & Diversion map 1 From 1am Saturday 26 July to 4am Monday 28 July Metrolink will be carrying out track improvement work, which needs to be carried out during the daytime when the stop is closed and [...]

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Police Update

Our May update from our community policing team. City Newsletter 29th May 2014  

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May Police Update

An update from our local police team City Newsletter WC 02 05 2014

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