Greater Manchester

Groundwork is working across Greater Manchester to create stronger, healthier communities, responsible businesses and greater prospects for local people.

Featured projects

Here are a selection of Groundwork Greater Manchester projects which are currently taking place.

Resilient River Valleys

Resilient River Valleys

Creating over 40 new green jobs in Manchester, including Urban Rangers, Team Leaders, Community Link Officers, a Drone Pilot and a Natural Environmental Tutor.

Green Start

Green Start

Providing prison residents with develop skills, knowledge and qualifications so they can thrive in the green skills and construction job market.

Low Carbon Careers

Low Carbon Careers

Supporting unemployed young people into the green economy, with courses specialising in the natural environment, waste and recycling and retrofitting.

Personal stories

Here are some stories from local people in Greater Manchester that have achieved amazing things with support along the way from Groundwork

Aqib

Aqib

21-year-old Aqib from Rochdale had never had a job before. In September 2021 he joined the Low Carbon Careers course in Rochdale, which focused on developing a career in the Green Economy.

Jess

Jess

Jess started her role as an Urban Ranger with Groundwork in September 2021 and a passion for the outdoors resulted in the Landscaping Team being the perfect fit

India

India

India joined the Kickstart programme which provides work placement opportunities to young people who want to start a career in the environmental sector.

Latest updates

A just transition to a green economy

A just transition to a green economy

Venetia Knight discusses how we should be equipping people with criminal convictions to build careers within a green industrial revolution.

Wythenshawe Woodland Improvements

Wythenshawe Woodland Improvements

Groundwork's Urban Rangers, with support from City of Trees and Mersey Rivers Trust, have recently been working in Big Wood, Park Wood and Hatchetts Wood; all woodland areas in Wythenshawe, Manchester. 

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Greater Manchester
Contact Details

Groundwork Greater Manchester, Trafford Ecology Park, Lake Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1TU
T: 0161 220 1000
E: greatermanchester@groundwork.org.uk
Charity registration number: 1124508
Company registration number: 6543150