folp-logoLongford Park, Trafford’s largest municipal park is located in Stretford and borders Chorlton cum Hardy on its Eastern side. Friends of Longford Park are a group of local people who work with Trafford Council to improve and promote the park as a vibrant local facility for all age groups.

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Longford Park, Trafford’s largest municipal park is located in Stretford and borders Chorlton cum Hardy on its Eastern side. Friends of Longford Park are a group of local people who work with Trafford Council to improve and promote the park as a vibrant local facility for all age groups.

Latest News and Events


  • Good news for the Health Walks Group
  • Categories: General | Health Walks.

    Jean is pleased to report that, following the award of a grant from the Friends of Longford Group, the health walk is now fully accessible for wheelchair users. They managed to buy a very good mobile ramp second hand from Stretford Shop Mobility at the Mall. The Athletics Club have agreed to store the ramp for use at future Health Walks. Prior to this wheelchair users attending had difficulty in accessing the Old Club House.There... more

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  • Fruit Trees going spare
  • Categories: Community Allotment | General.

    Community Allotment - 2 fruit trees (an apple and a plum) up for grabs! A small donation to the Community Allotment would be appreciated. If you're interested, ring Margaret on 0161 865... more

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  • Next Friends of the Park meeting – 22nd Nov 7-9pm
  • Categories: General.

    The next Friends of Longford Park (FOLP) Committee meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd November, 7-9pm, at Firswood Community Centre at the Quadrant end of end of the park  - M32 8QSYou don't have to be a committee member to attend.An agenda will be posted here in due course. There will certainly be brief reports on items such as the new Heritage Lottery Fund bid by Trafford Council, and the proposed Pump Track.However, the main... more

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  • PETS’ CORNER – URGENT APPEAL!
  • Categories: General | Pets Corner.

    The much loved Pets' Corner desperately need your help to achieve a grant from Aviva for essential maintenance work. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time and the link is here:More detailed information can be found on the registration form: https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/4-266

    There are various maintenance jobs that need to be completed with an Aviva grant but the... more

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  • Community Allotment update
  • Categories: Community Allotment | General.

    We have had a pretty productive year in the Community Allotment - our first figs ( thanks to the incredibly warm weather methinks in June and July ) and a new venture growing borlotti beans, sorry no photos of them, but they were picked and shared! Each year we do try out new plantings and last year we planted 2 vines which are now starting to establish themselves in one of the greenhouses - so watch this space for the future ... You may wonder... more

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