Castlefield Food Festival 15th to 17th May

  On Friday 15th May, 2015, Manchester is going food crazy with the launch of the first ever Castlefield Food Festival at the Castlefield Bowl. The weekend event promises to showcase some of Manchester’s finest chefs, restaurants and street food traders in a celebration of all things food! With over 10,000 visitors expected to attend, […]

Roman Gardens – Your help needed

Things are hotting up for our Roman Gardens project and we urgently need your help! We need to raise over £20,000 in the next 83 days. Our Roman Gardens plan now features at: and on our own page on the crowdfunding Spacehive website set up to raise funds for civic projects: Our next […]

Summer in the City July 2015

The annual Summer in the City event kicks off on Thursday the 2nd of July.  Tickets go on sale from March 20th. For tickets go to  

Peoples History Museum Needs your help

We’re delighted that PHM is in the final five for the Museums & Heritage Awards 2015, Guardian Culture Pros Pick! Voting closes Friday 20 March at 11.59pm, so PLEASE support the museum and vote PHM!  It only takes the click of button, no email address required (not sure if they have the technology to cancel […]

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 Thursday March 19th at Dukes 92.  All are welcome. Come along to find out what’s […]

Recent News


Great Jackson Street Framework

Stand on Chester Road with your back to Castlegate or the Middle Warehouse (which houses Bar 8, Key 103 and the Saffron Room) and over the road in front of you is the area known as the Great Jackson Street area. The southern boundary is the Mancunian Way, the northern boundary the Deansgate Quay apartments. […]

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GMP Update

For all the news from Greater Manchester Police see Newsletter 25th March 2015

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Meet Lucy Powell

Lucy Powell is to update residents on her work and discuss our priorities for the year ahead. It is your chance to question your elected representative, find out more about our work and opportunities for you to get involved. The meeting will take place on Sunday 19th April from 5pm at Takk coffee shop on Tariff Street in […]

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Spring Forum Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the most recent Castlefield Forum meeting held at Dukes 92 on the 19th of March can be found here. Forum Minutes 190315-1    

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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. This welcome piece of city center green space was granted planning permission in 2002 for 42 apartments.  A lot has changed in that time.      

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Liverpool Road Resurfacing starts March 25th

Starting Wednesday the 25th of March there will be extensive resurfacing of Liverpool road. The works will be undertaken in two sections; Phase 1, Liverpool Road between the junctions of Potato Wharf and Lower Byrom Street. Note, the junctions of Potato Wharf and Lower Byrom Street will be open to vehicular traffic. Phase 2, Liverpool […]

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