About Friends of Longford Park
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 volunteer group of local people that work with Trafford Council to improve and promote the park as a vibrant local facility for all age groups, helping it remain as a valued and popular asset for the community.
Some of our past achievements and current activities:
- Run the monthly health walks;
- Established the park as a cycling hub;
- Set up and run the community allotments;
- Organised regular work parties to maintain the wildlife garden;
- Since the privatisation of the park workforce, now under the care of Amey, we have provided regular feedback on their performance to both Amey and Trafford Council.
- Collaborate with other Trafford based ‘Friends of’ groups.
- Got funding for the installation of bicycle/scooter racks around the park;
- Collaborated with DUFA to establish an 18 hole disc golf course in Longford Park;
- Brought outdoor theatre to Longford Park; and
- Had tree stumps carved in the park.
Visiting Longford Park
If visiting the Park for the first time, the park is located on the border between Stretford and Chorlton cum Hardy, South Manchester. The park has multiple entrances so please refer to the map below to find the best one that suits your needs.
There are bike and scooter racks around the park, at the Athletics Stadium, playgrounds and Pet's Corner.
The closest metro station is Stretford, approximately a 10 minute walk along Edge Lane.
We would rather you didn't drive as there is limited car parking at Longford Park. The main car park can be found on Ryebank Road (off Edge Lane), on the south-eastern side.
For satnavs, use postcode M21 9LF to get to car park.
To contact Friends of Longford Park, please fill in the form below or mail us directly at [email protected]:
Planning an Event/Activity?
If you are looking for permission or information regarding holding an event (sponsored run/walk; community activity; exercise class or activities; etc) in our fab park, in the first instance, please contact:
KAY HARWOOD EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR
COMMUNICATIONS: TRAFFORD COUNCIL | ROOM 159 | FIRST FLOOR | TRAFFORD TOWN HALL | TALBOT ROAD | STRETFORD | M32 0TH
0161 912 4502
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