Park maintenance

Trafford is home to 37 parks. The One Trafford Partnership are responsible for looking after parks, park equipment and adopted green spaces located across the borough. Trafford currently has eight Green Flag Award parks. The Green Flag is award to a park or green spaces that showcases a well maintained and clean space, biodiversity and heritage, community involvement and more.

Every year, a capital programme is agreed to identify maintenance and improvement works across parks and green spaces.

The following locations are due for improvement works from July 2018 to March 2019, however works are subject to weather conditions:


John Leigh Park

New and replacement trim trail equipment

John Leigh Park

Restoration of existing heritage gates and damaged gate posts

Navigation Recreation Ground

Flood alleviation works

Navigation Recreation Ground

Replacement swing set


Denzell Gardens

Restoring and relaying new and safer path surface

Dunham Bridge

Trans Pennine Trail drainage investigation and improvements

Bucklow St. Martins

Cross Lane Park

Relocation of roundabout and installation of a new roundabout

Oak Road Park

New youth shelter


Hullard Park

Replenishing water and retention improvements of pond

Gorse Hill

Gorse Hill Park

Phase 2 of play area improvements. Relocation of the junior playground, including a new climbing frame. Revamping of the infant play area

Lostock Park

Introduction of a orchard, long grass regime and wildflower meadow to encourage wildlife


Priory Woods

Fencing and safety barrier installation

Worthington Park

Improvements to the skate park facilities


Victoria Park

Outdoor sport area improvement and installation of new concrete table tennis unit


Urmston Meadows

New footpath route to provide better access to the existing footpath

Urmston Meadows

Creating a better habitat for water voles, which are an endangered species

Multiple Wards

Gorse Hill, Stretford, Longford, Old Trafford and Firswood area

Wilding Trafford Project – creating wildflower spaces to encourage insects and pollinators like bees and butterflies

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