Stretford Mall Public Consultation 2021

On 15 January 2020, Trafford Council and Bruntwood Works published the latest consultation for Stretford Town Centre and Stretford Mall, on the back of the recent fantastic news of £17.6m being awarded to the town from the government’s Future High Streets Fund.

This is the latest in a long line of masterplans and consultations for Stretford town centre, going back to the ill-fated UA92 proposals and the revised Stretford Masterplan and beyond.

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10 steps to revitalising Stretford town centre

Stretford Mall, Stretford Arndale, The Precinct, whatever you call it; Stretford Town Centre has been on a steady decline for some time now. After years of waiting for the old Tory Trafford Council to take action and nothing happening, it was great to see some recent good news on this from the now Labour-controlled council. Continue reading “10 steps to revitalising Stretford town centre”

Progress on the Metrolink Trafford Park Line – July 2019

It’s been a while since I’ve done an update on the Metrolink Trafford Park Line (TPL). I’ve generally avoided the area since work started on the TPL, as it’s been such a pain to cycle around there. It’s also not particularly safe or pleasant to cycle with the kids now, which is a shame as it used to be a relatively good way to get to Salford Quays. Continue reading “Progress on the Metrolink Trafford Park Line – July 2019”