Strategies, plans & policies


Children, families and wellbeing

Safeguarding children, policies and procedures, fostering and adoption and more.

Equality and diversity

Trafford Council's equality objectives, mission statement and facts and figures.

Trafford Poverty strategy

In 2021, the Council published our plan to maximise the impact of responses to poverty. A longer term Trafford Poverty Strategy has now been developed with partners which sets out our vision to reduce poverty in Trafford over the next three years.

Modern slavery statement

We are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in our corporate activities and supply chains.

Trafford Carers, Family, and Friends Strategy

The Trafford Carers, Family, and Friends Strategy recognises the role that carers have in providing unpaid care and support to their family, friends and loved ones, and details our commitment to supporting carers of all ages.

Trafford moving strategy 2023

The strategy aims to bring people together so we can all enable each other to move more every day.

Read the full Trafford Moving startegy 2023


Corporate strategy, community strategy and performance information.

Housing Policies, Strategies & Data

The ways in which our services are run and developed, and the way decisions are made, are guided by a number of housing policy and strategy documents.

Corporate Plan 2019

The corporate plan describes Trafford Council’s vision and priorities for the borough and the priorities we have identified as an organsiation as being key to the delivery of that vision.

Health strategies and policies

How we are working to improve the health of residents in Trafford.

Levelling up fund 

We have successfully bid for £18m from the Department of Levelling Up to help revitalise Partington Sports Village. The investment will safeguard the future of vital leisure facilities alongside delivering significant health and wellbeing benefits for local residents. The project will also help to create jobs and boost economic growth.

Read the Levelling up fund round 2 application

Violence Reduction Strategy

This sets out how we are working in partnership across the borough to prevent and respond to serious violence. Read the Violence Reduction Strategy.

Strategic planning

Trafford Council's Local Development Framework, flood risk assessment, unitary development plan and more.

Trafford's economy

Find out how we work to encourage Local Business growth and diversity and promote Trafford to attract new and sustainable investment.

Trafford VCFSE Strategy

A thriving and successful VCFSE Sector is fundamental to the economic, physical and mental well-being of Trafford residents. The Trafford VCFSE Strategy 2022-27 has been developed in partnership to deliver our vision for Trafford to have a strong and diverse Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector which plays a key role in strengthening communities and delivering shared priorities. 

Cost of Care

Report detailing the actual operating costs for Care.

Development and Estates

Property and Estates is essential to all aspects of our operations. Find out how we are working to continue to provide high quality services that are value for money for the taxpayer.