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


  • 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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  • A typical session in the Wildlife Garden
  • Categories: General | Wildlife Garden.

    A couple of weeks ago, our volunteer group had another session in the garden, attempting to keep things in order and do some further planting. We've put in some borage, teasel and Jacob's ladder. After such a hot dry summer, the pond had almost dried out completely, so we  were pleased to find that it had some water back in again. We're keeping an eye on it as we're not sure if the pond lining might be damaged.

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  • Our Survey Results
  • Categories: Featured | General.

    Longford Park Users’ Survey 2017-18 This survey was conducted – mostly online (Survey Monkey) – from October-December 2017 and then May-July 2018.547 park users took part in the online survey, and a further 150 (approx.) completed hard copy surveys – these have yet to be processed and included in these totals.  The most popular ‘attraction’ is “enjoying greenery / picnics etc”, which was chosen by... more

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  • Hyzerween II: The Muddening
  • Categories: Disc Golf | General.

    Hyzerween II: The MuddeningTwo years later, as the clocks tick back and the evenings draw in again, the ground is slowly softening…Manchester Disc Golf presentsHyzerween II: The Muddening.27th & 28th October 2018,Longford Park, Stretford, Manchester.This fun-focused, 2-day tournament is played at our lovely course in Longford Park. It is a part of the British Disc Golf Association tour, but don’t let that put... more

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