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 […]

Manchester Day Game On!

Join us to celebrate leisure, play, and Manchester’s place in a global gaming world. Sunday 14 June will be playtime in the city. Do you want to take part in the parade or bring one of the squares to life and celebrate the city of Manchester and what it means to be Mancunian? Based on […]

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


Castlefield Gallery VIP Invite – 12 Feb

Kwong Lee, Castlefield Gallery’s Director is delighted to invite the members of the Castlefield Forum to the VIP launch event for our next Launch Pad exhibition For Posterity at 5pm on Thursday 12 February. Giving CG associate member Lucy Harvey her curatorial debut Launch Pad: For Posterity includes work by artists Rosanne Robertson, Richard Proffitt, […]

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St Johns Quarter Consultation

From noon to 7pm on January the 29th Allied London are inviting local residents for feedback on their proposals for the former Granada Studios. Access the drop in session via the Quay street gate house.  There will be an opportunity to stake a guided tour of a part of Manchester that has been largely closed to […]

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Forum Minutes

The first Castlefield forum meeting of 2015 was held at Dukes 92 on the 13th of January.  All the details regarding exciting proposals for the former Granada studios as well as the old Castlefield visitors center can be found here Forum Minutes 13 01 15-1

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Police Update

January update from our friends at Greater Manchester Police. Newsletter 15th January 2015

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Castlefield Metrolink Improvement Works

The new island platform and loop track opened on 17 December 2014 and works are currently taking place to demolish the old outbound platform. Work is in progress to improve the Metrolink Deansgate-Castlefield tram stop. Exhibition Footbridge The step-free access will not be available between the stop and street level or the stop and Deansgate Rail Station […]

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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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