Seedley and Langworthy
The Seedley and Langworthy area covers one square mile and forms part of the city of Salford – a vibrant and welcoming place. The area is home of one of the largest greenbelt areas in the city with two major parks on its doorstep. Langworthy Park (a.k.a. Chimney Pot Park) is situated on the corner of Langworthy Road and Liverpool Street and is currently undergoing a massive remodeling programme to improve its facilities. Buile Hill Park is situated off Eccles Old Road and, as well as hosting a wide range of attractions to suit all ages, is renowned for its beautiful tranquility.
The area has excellent road and public transport links to all parts of the UK, and Manchester International Airport is just a few miles away. Around 10,000 people live in the immediate area and over 220,000 are proud to call Salford their home. The emergence of the media city, just down the road at Salford Quays, will provide exciting opportunities and hail a new era for the area, which is already a lively and popular place to live.
Salford Quays is only a 10 minute walk away from the Seedley and Langworthy area. It has world class attractions like the Imperial War Museum and The Lowry (which holds the largest free collection of L S Lowry’s work). It attracts visitors from far and wide, drawn to its theatres, galleries, discount designer shopping, river cruises, museums, modern architecture, water sports and great nightlife.
The Seedley and Langworthy area has been at the heart of regeneration and economic development taking place in Salford as a lot of area based regeneration initiatives and schemes have been piloted in Seedley and Langworthy, such as alley gating scheme, home swap scheme, block improvement scheme and landlord licensing etc. The area is seen as one of the best places to live, work and study because of its closeness to the Manchester City Centre, Salford Quays, Salford University, its well established transport network and its thriving and friendly neighbourhoods who embrace diversity and are committed to making Seedley and Langworthy a much better place to live, work and study. They do this by working together as part of a community and supporting and helping the local authority and other public and voluntary organisations who work in the regeneration of the area.
- Public Transport
- Eating Out
- Health & Fitness
- Art & Culture
- Childcare, Education & Learning
- Further Education & Learning
- Places of Worship
- Your Health
- Community Organisations
- Useful Telephone Numbers & Information
Public Transport "Return to top of page"
Langworthy is well connected to Manchester, Eccles, Bolton and other parts of Salford by bus and tram. See below for details of buses and trams leaving from the area.
There are plenty of bus links within walking distance of Langworthy. The map shows a selection, with details given below. Please visit the gmpte’s website for more information on bus routes and schedules.
M10 Brookhouse—Eccles—Langworthy—Manchester Shudehill, 10 Brookhouse—Eccles—Langworthy—Manchester Shudehill, 69 Eccles—Ellesmere Park—Langworthy—Pendleton—Stretford, 70 Clifton—Eccles—Langworthy—Ordsall—Manchester
Pendleton Way—Salford Shopping City
67 Cadishead—Irlam — Peel Green—Eccles—Pendleton—Manchester Shudehill, 68 Bolton—Farnworth—Walkden—Eccles—Pendleton—Manchester Shudehill, 10 Brookhouse—Eccles—Hope Hospital—Pendleton—Manchester Shudehill, 37 Manchester— Pendleton—Swinton—Walkden— Farnworth—Bolton
Hankinson Way—Salford Shopping city
As above, in the opposite direction
Eccles New Road
25 Bolton—Farnworth—Swinton—Eccles New Road—Manchester, 27 Swinton—Salford Shopping City—Manchester33 Wigan—Atherton—Worsley—Eccles—Eccles New Road—Manchester, 63 Brookhouse—Peel Green—Eccles—Eccles New Road—Manchester,70 Clifton—Eccles—Ordsall—Manchester
Langworthy tram stop is at the bottom of Langworthy Road, just over the motorway bridge. It is on the Eccles-Piccadilly line. The trams run both ways every 12 minutes, apart from on Sundays before 10am and after 5pm, when they leave every 15 minutes. The details of first and last trams are as follows:
|Journey||Mondays - Thursdays||Fridays||Saturdays||Sundays and Bank Holidays|
|To / From||First - Last||First - Last||First - Last||First - Last|
|Eccles - Piccadily||05.55 23.31||05.55 00.29||05.55 00.29||07.58 22.34|
|Piccadily - Eccles||05.21 23 32||05.21 00.32||05.21 00.32||07.20 22.26|
For a night out, these numbers might be handy to save on your phone. It costs between £5-6 to get into Manchester, and more at peak times. A few local firms are: Dolphin Mainline—0161 736 8888Swan taxis—0161 737 3000Mainline—0161 736 3333Saltax—0161 737 2222
The nearest station is Salford Crescent, which is about 20-25 minutes walk from Langworthy. Bus numbers 67, 68 and 37 all go from Salford Shopping City to the station. This is about a 5-10 minute journey depending on traffic. You can often get direct trains to destinations around the North West. In other cases you may need to travel from Manchester Piccadilly or Oxford Road. To get to Manchester Piccadilly Station, it’s probably easiest to catch the tram from Langworthy. This takes about 25 minutes and you’ll arrive right into the station. Please visit the train line’s website for more information about national train times and routes, or ring national rail enquiries on 08457 484950.
There are some good cycling routes around Salford, especially around the Quays, that you may want to make use of. If you are looking for a bike, there are a number of specialist shops local to the Salford area:
Affordable Bike Company Limited, 41 Cromwell Road, Irlam, Manchester M44 5AB
Brookes And Co Ltd, 29 Memorial Rd, Walkden, Manchester M28 3AG, Tel: Tel: 0161 790 3360
Derby Shop, The, 119 Liverpool Road, Cadishead, M44 5BT, Tel: 0161 775 3864
Eddie McGrath Cycles, 31 Station Road, Urmston, M41 9JG, Tel: 0161 748 2733
Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op, 7 Wilmslow Road, Rusholme, Manchester, M14 4FT
Eating Out "Return to top of page"
Seedley and Langworthy residents can sample the best of the world’s cuisine without travelling too far, as there are a number of top quality restaurants in the Salford area. If you are feeling more adventurous, then you can venture into the city of Manchester, where you can sample a whole range of international cuisine in some fantastic dining facilities. If you don’t mind eating early, many restaurants offer pre-theatre menus at a fraction of the cost of eating later. And, although you may be lucky and get a table at short notice, it is advisable to book in advance if you can. Included below is a sample (although certainly not extensive) of restaurants available in the area.
Salford Quays area
Salford Quays has a number of eateries within easy walking distance of the area. Dining facilities Include: The Lowry - The Lowry, home to the arts and entertainment, has a number of wonderful cafes and fine dining facilities. The setting is against spectacular waterside views. The telephone number is 0161 876 2058. The Lowry Designer Outlet Centre- The Lowry Designer outlet, located next to Salford’s stunning Quays has a number of good restaurants including Lime – a contemporary bar / diner, Pizza Express and Pond Quay – a Chinese restaurant. There are also a number of fast food facilities located inside too, including a Harry Ramsden’s Fish and Chip shop and a Burger King too. Salford Quays – The Quays have a number of familiar family restaurants including a Mexican restaurant (Chiquitos) and American diners such as Fatty Frankie and Benny’s and Hanrahans. Copthorne Hotel, Clipper’s Quay – Chandlers Restaurant, The Chandlers Restaurant overlooks the tranquil Salford Quays. It offers contemporary and classical cuisines. The kitchen uses fresh contemporary ideas and creates dishes cooked with skill and flair. The telephone number is 0161 873 7321.
Eccles Town Centre is just a short tram journey away and has a number of excellent restaurants, these include; Smith Restaurant - The Smith Restaurant is one of Salford’s most popular eateries. It is located on Church Road (near the tram station) and offers good modern European cooking, imaginative menus and wine lists in a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant regularly hosts a number of exciting specialist evenings such as jazz nights and wine-tastings. The telephone number is 0161 788 7343. Parmesan and Pepper - The Parmesan and Pepper restaurant serves good authentic Italian food, accompanied by fine wine in a relaxing atmosphere. All the family are invited to come along and dine at the restaurant. The telephone number is 0161 789 2360. Delfino’s – Delphino’s is a fine Italian restaurant and is located on the ever popular Church Road in Eccles Town Centre. Its telephone number is 0161 789 4489.
Felicini’s – Felicini’s Italian restaurant is an ideal venue for holding meetings, business functions, parties or just meeting up with friends. It offers excellent Italian cuisine in friendly surroundings. The telephone number is 0161 789 2675. A Passage to India – this restaurant offers your favourite Indian dishes, served in luxurious surroundings. The telephone number is 0161 787 7546.
Worsley Village and surrounding area
The lovely Worsley Village is just a short car journey away and has a number of excellent restaurants, these include; John Gilbert - The John Gilbert is an attractive old house located in its own grounds right in the centre of Worsley. In addition to serving drinks the pub also has a restaurant that serves a wide range of food. The telephone number is 0161 703 7733. Ambiente - Ambiente is an intimate tapas bar providing high quality food and service in elegant surroundings in the heart of Worsley village. The telephone number is 0161 793 6003. The Marco Polo - The Marco Polo is located at the Standfield Centre in Boothstown. It is a fine Italian restaurant which welcomes families. In addition to the Italian dishes on offer, there is an a la carte menu served on Sundays. The telephone is 0161 790 1427. Danielli’s - Danielli’s is an Italian restaurant suitable for all the family; it is reasonably priced with a special table d’hote menu. The telephone number is 0161 703 7213. The Brown Cow - The Brown Cow makes an ideal venue for if you want to dine out, enjoy a business lunch or simply go along and enjoy the entertainment. You will find a wide variety of food available on both the standard and buffet menu. The Banqueting suite holds up to 130 people and is suitable for different occasions including weddings, birthday parties and anniversaries. The telephone number is 0161 789 5345.
There are a number of excellent restaurants in the Swinton area. These include; Chun Chun – The Chun Chun Restaurant offers fine Chinese cuisine served in modern and stylish surroundings. You choose from the executive lunch menu, main menu or banquet menu. The banquet meals can be tailored to meet with the needs of your occasion. Take away food is also available. The telephone number is 0161 728 3301. Puccinis - The award winning Puccini Restaurant is located on Chorley Road in the heart of Swinton’s shopping area. This well known family owned traditional Italian restaurant has been established for over two decades. Diners can relax in a friendly, warm and relaxing atmosphere and all of the family can enjoy dishes including pizza, pasta, meat, fish and rice. The telephone number is 0161 794 1847. Lanson’s Restaurant - Lanson’s Restaurant serves excellent French cuisine. It is located on Bolton Road. The telephone number is 0161 728 4218. Cromptons Restaurant – Cromptons Restaurant is situated on the popular Chorley Road. Here you can enjoy good quality food in stylish modern surroundings. Crompton’s menu features predominantly English food with a Mediterranean twist. In addition you can choose from speciality dishes from around the world. The telephone number is 0161 793 7111. ISIS - The ISIS restaurant with rooms was established in December 1999 and the menu has a strong Italian influence. Traditional English dishes and Continental dishes are available too. The telephone number is 0161 281 2222.
Manchester City Centre
The city centre of Manchester is abundant with excellent restaurants serving good food to suit all tastes. Details of all restaurants can be found at ‘Visit Manchester’ s website in the food and drink section. Key eating districts include; Manchester’s Chinatown - just behind Piccadilly Plaza is the ornate Chinese arch which sits proudly in Manchester’s Chinatown, home to a whole range of far eastern eateries – although predominantly Cantonese restaurants. The Curry Mile - a couple of miles out of the city centre is Rusholme, known locally as the curry mile. As well as enjoying arguably some of the best Indian cuisine in the city, you can try the Indian sweet shops and stock up on spices from one of the grocery stores. You can come here for a late bite too, as some restaurants stay open until 4am. Many Rusholme restaurants even have a ‘bring your own’ policy, so you can take your own alcoholic drinks.
Health and Fitness "Return to top of page"
Fit City Clarendon
Fit City Clarendon is located just 5 minutes walk away - just off Liverpool Street. It has recently benefited from an extensive refurbishment programme including a new reception and vending area, new changing and showering facilities and upgraded fitness equipment. The centre provides excellent access and leisure opportunities for people with disabilities and as it is I.F.I. (Inclusive Fitness Initiative) accredited, this means that special consideration is given to disabled people. Disabled facilities include specially designated car parking spaces, easy ground floor access, modified exercise machines and a fully inclusive exercise programme. There are fantastic swimming facilities located at the centre. These comprise of a 25m pool that is shallow at both ends and a separate teaching pool. There is a health and fitness suite, a four court multi-purpose sports hall, aerobics studio, squash court and outdoor synthetic pitch. A number of excellent health and fitness classes are also held at the centre. Fit City Clarendon: Liverpool St, Salford, M5 4LY, Tel: 0161 736 1494
Fit City Eccles
Fit City Eccles is a bright modern facility located right in the town centre (very close to both the bus station and the tram stop) and it is just a 10 minute drive from the Seedley and Langworthy area. This leisure centre contains the main facilities for health and fitness provision including a double storey 85-station gym equipped with the latest range of Life Fitness cardio-vascular and resistance equipment. There is a comprehensive range of aerobic classes including; circuits, spinning, aerobics, box-ercise, chair based exercise classes and tai-chi. There are also aqua-fit classes in the swimming pool. The 25m swimming pool also provides a comprehensive programme of swimming activities from general public sessions to lane swimming, and a competitive club. The large sports hall provides the opportunity to enjoy a range of traditional sporting activities and coaching classes. Fit City Eccles: Barton Lane, Eccles, Salford, M30 0FN, Tel: 0161 787 7107, Fax: 0161 707 8882, email: email@example.com
Passport to leisure
You can get reduced admission for all of the Fit City venues in the Salford area, if you live or work in Salford by joining the Passport to Leisure Programme. The Passport to Leisure entitles holders to discounted prices for an extensive range of activities available at Fit City Leisure facilities located throughout the city. These include the brand new aspire @ Fit City Health and Fitness suites, swimming, aerobic classes and other sports such as squash and badminton. The Passport also includes a special offer which enables regular users to upgrade easily to the all-inclusive aspire @ fit city membership scheme. For many customers this will be a better value option. Family passports and special concessions are available too. Simply call one of the venues to find out details of the most suitable price package. The Passport can be obtained from any of the Fit City facilities. Please go to the reception of your local Fit city leisure centre along with any supporting documentation needed and the correct payment.
As well as the local council facilities, there are also a number of private health and fitness clubs located within easy reach of the area. These include;
Esporta Health and Fitness
The Esporta Health and Fitness Club is the closest private health and fitness club to the Seedley and Langworthy area and is located at the Lowry Designer Outlet in the popular Salford Quays area of the city. Facilities include a fully equipped gym, over 30 regular scheduled studio classes, a 20m heated indoor pool, a spa, a steam room, a sauna and sun beds. There is also free parking, plus complimentary tea, coffee and daily newspapers. For further details of membership and fees, please telephone the following number 0161-869 1700. Esporta Salford Quays: Unit F31,Lowry Designer Outlet,Salford Quays,M50 3AH.
JJB Fitness Club
The JJB Fitness Club is located within the Trafford Soccerdome (near to the Trafford Centre) and is ideally located off the motorway at junction 10, M60. The club facilities include a 20m pool, 2 aerobic studios, a hot spa, a steam room, a ladies only gym area and a very well equipped general gym. The JJB Fitness team are more than happy to show you around at any time. For further details of membership and fees, telephone 0161 772 7413. JJB Health Club: Trafford Way, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 8DD.
The Y Club is located within the Castlefield Hotel in Manchester’s vibrant Castlefield area. The facilities include a swimming pool, spa pool, sauna, stream room, solarium, fitness studio and gymnasium. Y Club members can choose from more than 80 exercise classes a week. Classes are spread throughout its opening hours. The club’s qualified staff are always on hand to encourage, challenge, motivate and provide a fun fitness experience for people of all ages and abilities. The club staff are happy to welcome new members and you can contact the club direct to arrange a free (no obligation) tour of its facilities. For further details of membership and fees, telephone 0161 837 3535. The Y Club: Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester, M3 4JR.
David Lloyd, Manchester
The David Lloyd, Manchester is located at the Barton Embankment in Trafford Park. This is within easy reach of the M60 and the Trafford Centre. Facilities include indoor and outdoor tennis courts, badminton and squash courts, a fully equipped gym, an aerobics dance studio, a 25m indoor swimming pool and a 15 m leisure pool (swimming lessons are available), a sauna, a steam room, a large whirlpool and a café bar. For children there is also a registered crèche for children up to five years and a club for children over five years. Additionally, there is a hair and beauty salon with offers a range of treatments. For further details of membership and fees, telephone 0161 749 2000. David Lloyd Manchester: Barton Embankment, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 8RH.
Art & Culture "Return to top of page"
Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Salford Museum and art gallery are located on Salford Cresent, just a short stones throw away from the Seedley and Langworthy area. The museum is an intriguing mix of Victorian and 20th century architecture. The building incorporates Lark Hill Place (the finest recreated Victorian street of its kind), The Life Times Gallery, The Victorian Gallery, temporary exhibition spaces and the Local History Library.
For opening times and further information, please contact; Salford Museum and Art Gallery,Peel Park,The Crescent,Salford,M5 4WU,Telephone: 0161-778 0814
There is a permanent gallery of Victorian art and collections of paintings, sculpture and local and social history displayed in the art gallery. Here you can admire the Victorian’s passion for paintings, pottery and fine furniture.
Lifetime– Salford’s Fascinating Story
This permanent exhibition tells the fascinating story of Salford history over the last 200 years. It focuses on real people and real events. Visitors are able to explore and experience Salford’s social and industrial heritage through a lively mix of artefacts, exhibits, computer programs and hands-on activities.
LifeTimes brings the history of Salford to life by revisiting both major events and everyday experiences, from royal visits and Whit Walks to wash and school days. It charts the history of the whole of the city - from Cadishead to Charlestown, from Walkden to Winton and from Pendlebury to Pendleton - as seen through the eyes of Salford’s people, old and young. Salford Museum and Art Gallery is the focus for the project but it will also develop community heritage across Salford. Over the last five years, the LifeTimes Oral History Archive has been built. This is a collection of recorded personal memories from people who have lived and worked in the city over the last 80 years.
The Local History Library
Salford’s Local History Library has over 50,000 photographs, maps, documents, books, records, census returns and newspapers relating to Salford. It is increasingly popular for family history research and school projects, delving into the history of houses and community heritage in Salford. There is also a small gift shop and tea room in this gallery.
Lark Hill Place
Lark Hill Place is a re-creation of a traditional Victorian Street, it incorporates authentic period shops and rooms and it is a must for adults and children alike to visit! It hosts a general store, a music shop, a printers, a toy shop, a tobacconists, a chemists, a barbers, a clog makers shop, a dressmaker and haberdasher, a public house, a jeweller and pawnbrokers, a blacksmiths and a bleeder with leeches! This was a very popular multi-use remedy in Victorian Times! In addition, there are a number of residential houses recreated to depict what life was like living in the Salford area during this time.
Orsdall Hall Museum
Ordsall Hall is renowned as being a jewel in Salford’s cultural crown. It is located in the Ordsall district of the city and is within easy reach of the Seedley and Langworthy area. The museum reflects 600 years of architecture and social history. Although the building has been extended and adapted throughout its long history, it remains one of the finest examples of Tudor architecture in the North West.
Throughout history it has been put to many uses - a family home, a working men’s club and church hall. The most important period of its life is undoubtedly as the family seat of the Radclyffe family who resided here for over 300 of those years. The hall was purchased by Salford Corporation in 1959 and, following major restoration work, was finally opened to the public in April 1972 as a period house and local history museum. The museum has recently been awarded a £4.1m national lottery bid for much needed renovation work.
The Lowry is set in a magnificent waterside location at the heart of the redeveloped Salford Quays area of Salford. It is an architectural flagship with a unique and dynamic identity. It rises from the regenerated docklands and it is a welcoming building, designed to reflect the surrounding landscapes and flourishing waterways, in its glass and metallic surfaces.
The Lowry opened on 28th April 2000. It brings together a wide variety of performing and visual arts under one roof and it offers entertainment and education in the arts. The Lowry aims to give everyone access to new areas of creativity and to embrace its broader community. The building captures that unusual combination of functionality and beauty, as water and light shimmer across stainless steel and glass. It is an extraordinary backdrop for an open air performance.
Inside The Lowry, the real drama unfolds with not one, but two theatres, built back to back, each with its own unique atmosphere. The galleries show not only LS Lowry but other artists of regional, national and international standing. No matter how many times you go, twice a day or twice a year, there will always be something different for everyone.
The Imperial War Museum North
The museum is one of the most exciting museums in Britain today. It tells stories about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict. The award-winning building was designed by international architect Daniel Libeskind and itself is a symbol of our world torn apart by conflict. The museum is situated at Salford Quays, again within walking distance of the Seedley and Langworthy area.
Manchester Museum is located at Oxford Road, in the popular university district. Here you can explore four floors of displays and exhibitions in 15 galleries featuring collections from all over the world. You can see the famous Egyptology galleries; the new Science for Life gallery; Zoology featuring mammals, birds and live animals; ethnology collections from South America and the Museum’s own collections of fossils and minerals.
Museum of Transport
This interesting museum displays a vast array of public transport from horse and cart, vintage buses, to present day vehicles. It is volunteer run and also hosts special event days. There is a gift shop and a tea room on the premises. The museum is in Cheetham Hill, on Boyle Street, M8 8UW. The telephone number is 0161 205 2122.
People’s History Museum
The People’s History Museum is located on Bridge Street, right in the heart of Manchester. This museum is dedicated to the lives and struggles of working people in the city where the first Trades Union Congress took place in 1869. The Museum Galleries are housed in a former Edwardian pumping station. Telephone, 0161 839 6061.
Manchester Jewish Museum
Manchester’s Jewish history is recorded and displayed in this museum, housed in the restored Spanish and Portuguese synagogue on Cheetham Hill Road. Exhibitions show every day life in the community back to the 1740s. There is a comprehensive education programme, demonstrations, music and talks. Telephone: 0161 834 9879.
Greater Manchester Police Museum
The museum is set in a Victorian Police Station on Newton Street in Manchester and features 150 years of police history and a collection of police uniforms from around the world. Telephone: 0161 856 3287.
Number 62 Nelson Street is one of the two Georgian houses where the Women’s Social and Political Union was formed in 1903. The Pankhurst Parlour and the gardens are Edwardian in their style. This museum houses suffrage movement exhibits. It also has a resource centre for women, which includes meeting rooms, exhibition space, craft workshops and a crèche facility.
Shopping "Return to top of page"
There is a good number of local shops that are definitely worth a visit. Langworthy Road has a growing number of independent businesses and a brilliant chippy! You can get more or less anything from Salford Shopping City and some good local food from the Food Hall and market. Take a walk around sometime, you’ll be surprised what you come across.
Salford Shopping City
The nearest shopping centre is Salford Shopping City, locally known as ‘the precinct’. With most of the big chains represented, as well as smaller, local bakeries, cafes and stalls, it’s great for everyday essentials. The centre is fully enclosed. Most of the local buses stop at the precinct and it acts as a local town centre for many of the surrounding areas. The centre is open Monday to Saturday 09.00 to 17.30.
There is nothing more interesting than a visit to a traditional market, so why not combine your trip to the Shopping City with a visit to a traditional market? There are two fresh fruit and vegetable stalls. It is open on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, with a ‘flea’ market on Thursdays and ‘car boot sale’ on a Sunday.
Salford Food Hall
Open Monday to Saturday, the food hall is the best way to ‘shop local’. It has two butchers, a fish monger, delicatessens and bakeries, all selling fresh local produce. It is right next to Salford Shopping City.
The nearest supermarkets are Tesco which is located at Salford Shopping City and Lidl – located on Fitzwarren Street. Additionally there is a large Morrisons superstore in Eccles and a Sainsburys supermarket on Regent Road, on the way into Manchester. There are plans to open a new 24 hour Tesco supermarket on a Brownfield site behind Salford Shopping City. The development of this site will commence soon.
The fairly recent opening of the Lowry Designer Outlet Centre in the heart of the Salford Quays area is a fantastic addition for shoppers in the area. It hosts an extensive range of shops and stores. There is a cinema complex and a number of restaurants and bars located there too. The Designer Outlet sells a whole range of items and advertises top brands with up to 70% off the recommended retail prices. Stores include Marks & Spencer Outlet, Nike Factory Store, Mexx, Moulton Brown, Kurt Muller, Nickleby’s and Diadora. The setting could not be more peaceful - alongside the Manchester Ship Canal with pleasant tree-lined seating and waterside walks. It has easy access to the Lowry and to the Imperial War Museum North across the spectacular Lowry Lifting Footbridge. The outlet has underground parking for 2,000 vehicles at a reasonable cost (under 4 hours is free).The shops are open Monday-Friday 10.00am-8.00pm, Saturday 9.00am-7.00pm and Sunday 11.00am-5.00pm.
The Trafford Centre is a shoppers paradise – it has 1.2 square miles of retail space and attracts 30 million visits annually. It is made up of 4 main areas: Peel Avenue, Regent Crescent, The Dome and The Orient. It has 10,000 car parking spaces and 350 coach parking spaces which are all free.The Trafford Centre is open Monday-Friday 10am-10pm, Saturday 10am-8pm (some stores opening at 9am) and Sunday 12 noon-6pm (some stores open from 11am). Stores extend their closing times to 11pm on the run-up to Christmas during weekdays. For people who don’t like the busy atmosphere, the best time to go is during weekday mornings or early afternoons. The centre is busy during weekday nights (except Mondays), and on Saturday and Sunday.
Manchester City Centre
Manchester City Centre is only a short bus ride away and shopaholics can truly indulge themselves here. The centre caters for all tastes and as well as looking at all of the major high street stores, you can also hunt down something unique at Saturday’s Tib Street fashion market, browse for vintage chic and rare records in Northern Quarter, or cruise the designer stores and then relax with a long lunch and cocktails in Harvey Nichols’ brasserie.
You may wish to head to King Street where you will find a wealth of designer stores including Vivienne Westwood, Armani, Agent Provocateur and DKNY. A number of new stores have opened on New Cathedral Street including Harvey Nicholls, Zara and French Connection. Nearby is Manchester’s oldest department store – House of Fraser (formerly Kendals) on Deansgate. In this listed 1930s building you’ll find a huge range of brand names including Nicole Farhi, Kenzo, Joseph and many more. Nearby is The Triangle on Exchange Square – Manchester’s latest shopping redevelopment. It is housed in a beautiful old corner building that once contained the Corn Exchange and it holds famous named stores including Adidas Originals, Karen Millen and Calvin Klein. You can then head to the Manchester Arndale Centre for all of the well known and loved high street stores and there is also an indoor market which sells a huge variety of goods from arts and crafts to the freshest fish! After this, for the truly devoted, a walk along Manchester’s Market Street is a must – here you will find even more famous named stores including Debenhams, TKMAXX and Primark.
You can find most of Manchester’s independent shopping in the Northern Quarter of the city. This area of the city hosts the World famous Affleck’s Palace. Amongst other things, this shopping haven contains second-hand clothing, quirky music and off-the-wall jewellery. In the area, there are also a number of unique independent shops including sales of items including clothing, records and contemporary art. Manchester City Centre also often hosts some fantastic seasonal specialist open street markets. These are widely advertised nearer the events.
Childcare, Education & Learning "Return to top of page"
There are a number of local schools and educational facilities in the Seedley and Langworthy area which cater for people of all ages - whether you are a parent looking for the best education for your child or an adult aiming to gain career qualifications.
If you are looking for a child minder, day nursery, playgroup or out-of-school club, there is complete and up-to-date database of registered childcare provision in Salford. This is updated every two weeks direct from Ofsted records – visit Salford City Council’s website for further information.
Nursery and Primary Schools
Places in nursery schools are offered from the September after the child’s 3rd birthday. Following this, your child will then join the reception class of a primary school. You should apply for a nursery place when your child is about 2 years old and a primary school place when your child is 3 years old. If you would like to visit a school, the Head Teacher will usually be happy to let you have a look and ask questions. Please make an appropriate appointment to do this. Please note that nursery places are normally allocated on a full time basis although some schools may decide, subject to the number of applications, to offer all part time places or a mixed allocation of part time and full time places. Parents / carers will be notified in these instances. Many schools prefer nursery pupils to commence on reduced hours building up their time as they settle in. The schools concerned will advise parents / carers of this procedure when providing details of admission arrangements.
The most local nursery and primary schools are:
|(*)Langworthy Road Primary School
Address: Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5PP
The Head Teacher: Diane Hargreaves - Telephone: 0161 736 4739
|Light Oaks Infant School
Address: Lancaster Road,Salford,M6 8LU
The Head Teacher: Ann Taylor - Telephone: 0161 788 8099
|(*)Seedley Primary School
Address: Liverpool Street, Salford, M6 5GY
The Head Teacher: Graham Storrow - Telephone: 0161 736 3700
|Light Oaks Junior School
Address: Lancaster Road, Salford, M6 8LU
The Head Teacher: Lesley Howard - Telephone: 0161 789 1070
|Lark Hill Community Primary School
Address: Liverpool Street, Salford, M5 4BJ
The Head Teacher: Liam Fry - Telephone: 0161 736 4056.
|Charlestown Primary School
Address: Lissadel Street, Salford, M6 6GL
The Head Teacher: Daniel Gauld - Telephone: 0161 737 6826
|St Sebastians RC Primary School
Address: Douglas Green, Salford, M6 6ET
The Head Teacher: Eugene McDermott - Telephone: 0161 736 6875
|St Pauls New Windsor CE Primary School
Address: Cross Lane, Salford, M5 4AL
The Head Teacher: Carolyn Whiteway - Telephone:0161 736 6871
|St Georges C.E. Primary School
Address: Concord Place, Salford, M6 6SJ
The Head Teacher: Jane Tyers - Telephone: 0161 737 6688
Local primary schools
Summerville Primary School
Address: Summerville Road, Salford, M6 7HB
The Head Teacher: Joyce Flint - Telephone: 0161 736 4814
(*)Tootal Drive Primary School
Address: Tootal Drive, Salford, M6 8DP
The Head Teacher: Christine Ellis - Telephone: 0161 736 5287
St James R.C. Primary School
Address: Colwyn Street, Off Ellor Street, Salford, M6 5JG
The Head Teacher: Christine Truman - Telephone: 0161 736 1455
|St Lukes with All Saints C of E Primary School
Address: Eccles New Road, Weaste and Seedley, Salford, M5 2NX
The Head Teacher: Kath Partridge - Telephone: 0161 736 3455
There are plans to amalgamate three of the primary schools in the area – these have been marked with an (*). Please call the admissions team on 0161 778 0414 for the most up to date information.
Secondary (age 11-16)
Pupils transfer from primary to secondary school in the September following their 11th birthday. You will need to apply for a place at your preferred high school(s). If you currently live in Salford, you need to apply for a school place through Salford Local Authority (SLA), even if you are applying for a place in a school in another Local Authority (LA). SLA will coordinate your application with the LA concerned. You will be sent a secondary admissions form and booklet which will ask you to state which school you would prefer your child to attend and the reasons why. Your form will be sent to you via your child’s primary school.
Local secondary schools in the area include;
(*) Buile Hill High School
Address: Eccles Old Road, Salford, M6 8RD
The Head Teacher: Phil Fitzpatrick - Telephone: 0161 736 1773
(*) Hope High School
Address: Prestwood Road, Salford, M6 8GG
The Head Teacher: David Terry - Telephone: 0161 736 2637
The Albion High School
Address: London Street, Salford, M6 6QT
The Head Teacher : Steve Aveyard - Telephone: 0161 921 1230
There are plans to amalgamate secondary schools in the area too – those affected are marked with an (*). A new secondary school (the Salford Academy) is additionally planned for construction at a Salford Quays site.
How to apply for a place at a Salford School
Salford City Council’s Admission & Exclusions Team deal with all of the admissions to local schools. Parents can either apply online or alternatively contact the Admission and Exclusions Team on 0161 778 0414 to request an application form. The completed form should be returned to the Children’s Services Directorate, Admissions and Exclusions Team, Minerva House, Pendlebury Road, Swinton, M27 4EQ. Please remember that your child is not guaranteed a place at the school of your choice, but consideration will be given to your request. You can visit the dfes’s website for details of each school’s performance.
If my child has special educational needs, how will this affect my application?
If your child has special educational needs, this does not affect you obtaining a place at your preferred school. Simply follow the same procedure when applying for a school place. Please note that places can not be refused because of a child having special educational needs. If a child has a Statement of Special Educational Needs which states that the child should attend a particular school, this will be adhered to.
Further Education & Learning "Return to top of page"
There are a number of sixth form and adult education facilities in the Salford area. Each of these has their own individual courses and expertise. They are located at the following sites;
|Salford College City CampusLissadel Street, Salford, M6 6APTelephone: 0161 211 5001||University of SalfordSalford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WTTelephone: 0161 295 5000|
|Sitec CentreNetherland Street, Salford, M50 2XBTelephone: 0161 745 8442||Eccles CollegeChatsworth Road, Eccles, Salford, M30 9FJTelephone: 0161-789 5876|
Pendleton 6th Form College has two key local sites, these are located at:
- Site 1: De La Salle CentreWeaste Lane, Salford, M6 8QS - Telephone: 0161 736 2302
- Site 2: Pendleton CentreDronfield Road, Salford, M6 7FR - Telephone: 0161 736 5074
The nearest library to Seedley and Langworthy is located opposite Salford Shopping City. You can visit the library at the following address: The Broadwalk Library, Broadwalk, Salford, M6 5FX. Telephone: 0161-737 5802. The library opening times are as follows: Monday: 9.30am- 7.30pm, Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm, Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.30pm, Thursday: 9.30am - 5.30pm, Friday: 9.30am - 5.30pm, Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00 pm
Services include: Adult fiction and non-fiction books, Book-buying service, Childcare collection, Children’s book and tape packs, Children’s fiction and non-fiction books, Community meeting room, Computer and internet access, Exhibition space, Fax services, Gifts and cards for sale, Holiday activities for children, Information centre, Language cassettes, Music CDs , Photocopying, Reading group, Reference collection, Talking books.
Joining could not be simpler, simply call into the library and complete a registration form. And to help you even further, Salford City Council has now set up a new service where you can browse your library online – In order to use this service you will need a PIN number from your library. This service will enable you to browse the catalogue, see which items you have on loan, and renew items that you need to borrow for a little longer - if they haven’t already been reserved by another library member.
Parking facilities: pay and display car park behind the library.
Places of Worship "Return to top of page"
This information concerns the faiths represented most locally and is not exhaustive. For information regarding other religions and places of worship, please click the following link, or feel free to call the SALT resource centre on 0161 737 9918 to obtain more information.
|All Souls & St John Vianney, A Catholic church in Weaste, about 10 minutes’ walk, 622 Liverpool Street, Salford, M5 2HQ - Telephone: 0161 736 5432Sunday Mass: 11amWeekdays: 9am Tues & Thurs.||Emmanuel,St Ambrose, Pendleton (C of E) and Salford Methodist Community Church have now joined together and are due to move into a new site (still to be erected) on Langworthy Road. Its current address: Emmanuel ChurchPendleton Way, Salford, M6 5HX. - Telephone: 0161 736 1920.|
|Langworthy Community Church, 219 Langworthy Road,Salford, M6 5PW. - Telephone: 0161 736 7644 or 736 0216 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: www.langworthycommunitychurch.com||Mother of God & St James, Pendleton Way, Pendleton, Salford, M6 5JA - Telephone: 0161 736 1935|
|Mount Chapel,32 Eccles Old Road, Salford, M6 7AF.- Tel: 0161 736 4096||St Sebastian, Gerald Road, Pendleton, Salford, M6 6DL - Telephone: 0161 736 1774|
|The Parish Church of Saint Paul the Apostle, Paddington Close, Churchill Way, Salford, M6 5JG. - Contact: Rev Canon David Wyatt - Telephone 0161-736 8868 or email: email@example.com||St Luke’s with All Saints, Liverpool Street / Derby Road, Salford, M6 5YD. - Contact details: Rev Dr Keith Archer on 0161-736 5819 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|St Thomas’ Church, Ford Lane, Pendleton, Salford, M6 6PE - Contact details: Team Rector :- Rev Mark Haworth, Telephone: 0161-745-7848 or e-mail: email@example.com||World Harvest Bible Church, Glenn House, Montford Street, Salford Quays, M50 2RP, Tel: 0161 736 9422 (Mon-Fri 9:30-4:00 GMT) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: goyewhbc.com|
- Adass Yeshurun Cheltenham Crescent, Salford M7 0FETelephone: 0161-792 1233. Minister: Dyan G Krausz.
- Adath Yisroel Nusach Ari Upper Park Road, Salford M7 0HL. Telephone: 0161-740 3905. Secretary: Rev S Simon.
- Central and North ManchesterLeicester Road, Salford M7 4GP. Telephone: 0161-740 4830. Minister: Rabbi J Rubinstein.
- Cheetham Hebrew Congregation453 Cheetham Hill Road, Salford M8 7PA. Telephone: 0161-740 7788. Minister: Rabbi Yakov Abenson.
- Kahal Chassidim 62 Singleton Road, Salford M7 0LU. Secretary: D Lipsidge. Telephone: 0161-740 1629
The nearest mosque is on Liverpool Road in Eccles. Other mosques nearby are located on Ballot Street in Cheetham Hill and on Cheetham Hill Road. Manchester Central Mosque is on 32 Upper Park Road, Victoria Park, M14. Telephone: 0161 224 4119.
There is also a place for praying on the Campus at Salford University in the Newton Annexe. Please visit the university’s website for more details.
Your Health "Return to top of page"
Your health needs in the local area are very well catered for. There are numerous doctors’ surgeries in the area, providing a good range of family health services including:
- general health advice
- examinations and treatment
- prescriptions for medicines
- referrals to other health services and social services
If your condition is non-urgent, you can expect to see a health professional (such as a nurse) within one working day. You should be able to see a doctor within two working days. If you don’t need an appointment this quickly, you can usually book one in advance at a time convenient to you. It is important to attend appointments, or to notify the surgery if you have to cancel or change them.
The nearest Doctors’ Surgeries are listed below;
|Dr R M Baishnab, 195 Langworthy Road, Salford,M6 5PW - Tel: 0161 736 2338||Dr A Salim, 194 - 198 Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5PP - Tel: 0161 736 1166||Salford Medical Practice, 194 - 198 Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5PP - Tel: 0161 745 8341|
|Langworthy Medical Practice, 250 Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5WW - Tel: 0844 477 8765||Cornerstone Medical Services, 451 Langworthy Cornerstone, Liverpool Street, Salford, M6 5QQ - Tel: 0161 212 44 45||Pendleton Medical Centre, 1 Paddington Close, Salford, M6 5PL - Tel: 0161 736 1028|
|Dr N Bakhshi, Lance Burn Health Centre, Churchill Way, Salford, M6 5QX - Tel: 0161 736 4529||The Sorrell Group Practice, 23 Bolton Road, Salford, M6 7HL - Tel: 0161 736 1616||Clarendon Medical Practice, Lance Burn Health Centre, Churchill Way, Salford, M6 5QX - Tel: 0161 736 4529|
|The Willows Surgery, Lords Avenue, Salford, M5 2JR - Tel: 0161 736 2356||Claremont Medical Practice, 91 Claremont Road, Salford, M6 7GP - Tel: 0161 743 0453||Salford Care Centre (Weaste), 3 Derby Road, Salford, M5 5NZ - Tel: 0161 736 4037|
Hospitals "Return to top of page"
The Seedley and Langworthy area is well served by local hospital care too. The main local hospital is Hope Hospital which offers a wide range of care. The address is as below;
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD - Main tel: 0161 789 7373, Call centre / Outpatients Appointments: 0161-206 4100
Hope Hospital was officially confirmed as the best performing hospital in the North West by the Healthcare Commission in its first Annual Health Check. The hospital rated as ‘excellent’ for the quality of its services and ‘good’ for its use of resources.
There is a children’s hospital in the area which together with Booth Hall Hospital provides specialist healthcare for children from the North West area and beyond. The address is as below;
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Hospital Road, Pendlebury, Swinton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M27 4HA - Tel: 0161 794 4696
Opticians "Return to top of page"
There are a number of opticians in the area. All of these have a qualified optometrist which may carry out a test on your eyes. The test will check the accuracy of your vision and the overall health of your eyes. Optometrists are also trained to recognise abnormalities and diseases such as diabetes and glaucoma. After the sight test the optician may give you a prescription for spectacles (if you need them) and may offer to fit you with spectacles or contact lenses. Local opticians’ addresses are listed below;
- Alan Miller, 557 Liverpool Street, Salford, M6 5GY - Tel: 0161 736 3640
- Eyeline Opticians,60 Fitzgerald Way, Salford, M6 5HW - Tel: 0161 737 1557
- Healthcall Optical Services, 25 Bolton Road, Salford, Manchester, M6 7HL - Tel: 0845 601 7241
- Crown Optical Centre, 79 Pendleton Way, Salford, Manchester, M6 5JA - Tel: 0161 736 4732
- Specsavers Opticians, 24 Briar Hill Way, Salford, Manchester, M6 5FD - Tel: 0161 743 8182
Dentists "Return to top of page"
There are a number of NHS dentists in the area, however not all accept new patients. It is advisable to check with your preferred surgery to ensure that they are still accepting new patients (this information is correct at March 2007).
There are three standard charges for all National Health Service (NHS) dental treatment. This makes it easier to know how much you may need to pay and also helps ensure that you are being charged for NHS care (rather than private care). The maximum charge for a complex course of treatment has been reduced from £384 to £189 and most courses of treatment cost £15.50 or £42.40.
Dentists accepting new NHS patients are listed below;
- W R Gray, 10 Ordsall District Centre, Salford, Manchester, M5 3PN - Tel: 0161 872 3372, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
- Windsor Dental Practice, Belvedere Road, Salford, M6 5EQ - Tel: 0161 736 1397, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
- Cooper JA, 11 Victoria Road, Salford, Manchester, M6 8FZ - Tel: 0161 787 7823, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
- Ordsall PDS, Belfort Drive, Salford, Manchester, M5 3PP - Tel: 0161 212 4755, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm, Notes: This dental teaching hospital provides NHS treatment when referred by your dentist, GP or consultant and emergency NHS treatment (normally for people not registered with a dentist). The treatment may be carried out by students supervised by a qualified dentist (Mondays - Oral health science students, Tuesday & Friday - 4th year dental students). These students provide free NHS treatment. All the above are by appointment only.
- Oasis Dental Care, 9 Chapel Walks, City Centre, Manchester, M2 1HN - Tel: 0161 834 9608, Opening Hours: 9am- 5pm
- Wander, Dobkin and Associates, The Griffin Dental Surgery, 1 Great Cheetham Street West, Salford, Manchester, M7 2JB - Tel: 0161 792 2363, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
- Alex Koutsais, Whitecross Dental Care, 44/46 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M2 6LE - Tel: 0161 214 4800, Opening hours: 9am-5pm
- Jonathon Posner, 14 St Ann Square, City Centre, Manchester, M2 7HW - Tel: 0161 834 5927, Opening hours: 9am-5pm
- Breislin JL, 2 Bexley Square, Salford, Manchester, M3 6BZ - Tel: 0161 834 5166, Opening hours: 8.30am-4.30pm
Pharmacists "Return to top of page"
Local pharmasists are experts in medicines and how they work. They play a key role in providing quality healthcare to patients. They dispense your prescriptions, provide a range of services related to specific health issues and can offer advice on healthy living and minor ailments.
Local stores are located at:
- Alliance Pharmacy, 193 Langworthy Road, Seedley, Salford, M6 5PW - Tel: 0161 736 1258
- Boots the Chemist, 17-18 Albany Way, Salford, M6 5JS - Tel: 0161 736 2534
- Clarendon Pharmacy, 7 Kemsing Walk, Salford, M5 4BS - Tel: 0161 736 8655
- Cohens Chemist, 23 Seedley Road, Salford, M6 5WN - Tel: 0161 736 9832
- K’s Chemist Ltd, 5 Ordsall District Centre, Salford, M5 3PN - Tel: 0161 872 7257
- Lloyds Pharmacy, 109 Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 5PH - Tel: 0161 736 1205
- Lloyds Pharmacy, 3 Paddington Close, Salford, M6 5PL - Tel: 0161 736 2746
- Lloyds Pharmacy, 13 Hankinson Way, Salford, M6 5JA - Tel: 0161 736 0068
- Roland L and Co (Retail Ltd), 145 Gerald Road, Salford, M6 6BL - Tel: 0161 792 1268
- Rowlands Pharmacy, The Energise Centre, 3 Douglas Green, Salford, M6 6ES - Tel: 0161 737 4035
- Tims and Parker, 1 Tootal Road, Salford, M5 2HJ - Tel: 0161 736 1521
- Tims and Parker, 52 Russell Road, Salford, M6 8NR - Tel: 0161 736 1558
- Unscheduled Care Pharmacy, Salford Royal Hospital Trust, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD - Tel: 0161 206 4317
Community Organisations "Return to top of page"
Langworthy Cornerstone is a multi-purpose community venue registered as a charity (Langworthy Cornerstone Association) for the benefit of local people. There is always something going on there, be it computer courses, health and fitness classes, mother and toddler groups or community events. Little tots toy library allows parents to borrow toys for as little as £1. Some health services are based in the centre too. It is very conveniently positioned on the corner of Liverpool Street and Langworthy Road. ‘Chimney Pots’ café opens for breakfast and lunch on week days. For more information about courses and activities currently running from the Cornerstone and to find out about room hire, please call 0161 212 4400 with your query.
The Life Centre
The Life Centre is a youth facility on Langworthy Road aimed at people aged between 11 and 25. It offers practical activities and support in the form of training, sports, arts, drop in cafes, counselling services and education. There are after school and evening activities most weekdays and extra programmes during the school holidays. Contact Robbyn for more info on 0161 736 7644 or email at email@example.com
Life-Force Complementary Therapies
Life-Force is a group of complementary therapists and community activists and offers Aromatherapy, Indian head and Thai hand/foot massage, Reflexology, Reiki and Homeopathy. Treatments can be booked at the Langworthy Cornerstone, 451 Liverpool Street, Salford 6. Prices start at £10 per treatment for non-waged people, and £20 for waged people. To contact them please call 07737 133403 or sen an e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salford Money Line is a Community based organisation which provides access to affordable credit for both individuals and small businesses in Salford. The Address is: 76 Pendleton Way, Salford Shopping City, Salford, M6 5FW - Telephone: 0161 736 6500.
Salford Women’s Centre
The key objectives of Salford Women’s Centre is to promote the well-being of women who live and / or work in Salford. The centre offers a wide range of activities including training and adult educational courses, one-to-one counselling, support groups, meeting space, free crèche facilities and a snack bar. Since 1985, the Women’s Centre has been the focus for women’s activities throughout the city and every woman is welcome. Regular groups include:
- Women’s Support Group: The centre hosts a weekly drop-in group where women are able to discuss problems, share experiences and support with others.
- Creative Writing for Women: This successful course has been running since 1991 and there are two groups - one for advanced writers on Wednesday mornings and one for beginners in the afternoon.
- Other regular sessions include; craft sessions, creative therapy, stress management, relaxation drop-in sessions and yoga.
If you require any additional information, please contact: Salford Women’s Centre, Halton Bank, Langworthy Road, Salford, M6 7AB - Tel: 0161 736 3844
Councillors "Return to top of page"
There are 60 councillors in place to run the affairs of the city. Most councillors represent political parties, although they do not have to. Elections take place three out of every four years, when one seat in each ward is open for election. You can find out about the meetings they attend, what decisions are reached, and how those councillors are shaping the future of your area. Please visit the council’s website to get more information.
In the Langworthy ward, there are three councillors representing the area:
|Councillor Gina Loveday,74 Linen Court,Salford,M3 6JG.Telephone number: 0161-834 8759E-mail: email@example.com Political Party: Labour Member of Committees, Children’s Services Scrutiny Committee|
|Councillor Andrew Salmon, 6 Encombe Place,Salford,M3 6FJ. Telephone number: 0161-834 2041 E-mail, Councillor.Salmon@salford.gov.uk Political Party: Labour Member of Committee: Environment, Housing and Planning Scrutiny Committee.|
|Councillor John Warmisham,Apartment 2/7,Bramley Meade,Northumberland Street,Higher Broughton,Salford,M7 4PE.Telephone number: 0161-279 1972E-Mail, Councillor.Warmisham@salford.gov.uk Political Party: Labour Member of Committees, Discretionary Housing and Appeals Committee. Councillor Warmisham is the Lead Member for Children’s Services.|
The councillors representing the Langworthy ward are taking part in a pilot scheme providing a dedicated telephone line (0161 909 6523) where you can arrange to meet with your councillors or ask them to contact you. Your councillors will be happy to speak to you directly or arrange an appointment to meet you.
Useful Telephone Numbers and Information "Return to top of page"
|Salford City Council
|Benefits advice, council tax and housing benefit
|Domestic refuseSalford City Council provides a refuse collection service for all homes in the city. This service is paid for through your council tax payments. Your refuse is collected once a week from your home. Refuse collections are carried out Tuesday - Friday (depending on where you live) and are not normally affected by Bank Holidays. If they are, they will let you know by putting stickers on domestic bins, advertisements in local newspapers and via their web pages. For further advice ring the Call Centre on 0161-909 6500Bulky Items - the city council can collect and dispose of large, bulky items such as old sofas or washing machines for you. Call the number above to arrange suitable collection. At the moment, this service is free of charge. You can find out when your bin will be collected by visiting the council’s website.|
|Reduce, reuse, recycle!Did you know that some 25,000 bins are emptied throughout Salford each week producing about 2,000 tonnes of rubbish? With your help around 70-80% of Salford’s domestic waste could be recycled so that it does not end up in landfill sites. The current recycling rate in Salford is around 18% - so we still have a long way to go! Salford City Council sees recycling as being very important and are always looking for ways to provide you with easier access to recycling facilities. You can obtain a green recycling bin or a discounted home composting bins by calling 0161 909 6500.|
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