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


  • Longford Park Community Allotment Open Day – September 30th – 2-5pm
  • Categories: Community Allotment | General.

    Come down to the Community Allotment Open Day - just head through the black door next to pets' corner for: plant stall, stalls from Pets' Corner, Stretford in Bloom and the Three Bees, tea and coffee,  and a talk from Helen Rudlin from Biophilia Eco Therapy on Garden Design and Gardening with... more

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  • Friends work to improve access for all in Longford Park
  • Categories: General | Health Walks.

    Friends of Longford Park are celebrating raising £3400 to increase the number of benches at the Quadrant end of Longford Park. The fundraising effort was in response to feedback from people who attend the Alzheimer’s Society Walk and Talk Group that meets in the park on Wednesdays. This group many of whom are retired and have mobility difficulties said they were finding the walks too challenging as they need to be able to take a rest and sit... more

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  • Outdoor Theatre Comes To Longford Park!
  • Categories: Featured.

    Enjoy theatre in the open air.Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm (Sold Out)The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th at 5pmFollowing on from the success of previous years, Heartbreak Productions are returning to Longford Park to perform Pride and Prejudice on Wednesday June 20th at 7.30pm and The Railway Children on Saturday August 12th at 5:00pm. All tickets are £12, under 5s are free. Tickets are available... more

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  • Wildlife Garden Annual Report 2017
  • Categories: Wildlife Garden.

    After a few years of benign neglect a volunteer support group was re-established in 2017. The aims are to manage the garden better and add to its existing plants/ features. Along with routine garden maintenance jobs there have been six work party sessions, including one in January 2018.Tasks carried out by the work parties have includedTree pruning. Coppicing hazel trees. Grubbing out excess dogwood and blackthorn Cutting back... more

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  • Community Allotment – Spring Open Day 2018
  • Categories: Community Allotment.

    Longford Park Community Allotment Rylands Kitchen GardenSpring Open Day 2018 15th April 2:00pm - 5:00pm Come along  to one of our events or sessions, you don't need any gardening experience. Everyone joins in to help with tasks and we simply share the produce when its ready!Tea cales / Meet Volunteers / Meet Three Bees / Plants for Sale / Composing TalkNormal Opening Times: Sun 10:00 - 12:00 noon Mon 2:00 - 4:00 pm Wed... more

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