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.

Our Streets Chorlton

Our Streets Chorlton

Our Streets Chorlton project focused on supporting residents to create ways to drive less locally.

Connecting Collyhurst

Connecting Collyhurst

Connecting Collyhust was a project which focused on developing signposted routes to join up the different estates within Collyhurst.

Natural Neighbourhoods

Natural Neighbourhoods

In 2021 Groundwork Greater Manchester created 11 new jobs, eight of which were for young people kick starting their career in the environmental sector.

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

Craig

Craig

Farmer Craig Mercer first got involved with Groundwork through the Farms for Water project. He was sceptical about the project but went onto install various improvements which helped water quality.

Latest updates

Designing Age Friendly Neighbourhoods

Designing Age Friendly Neighbourhoods

Ageing populations need streets designs with them in mind, read Nick's blog to find out what local authorities can do to create more inclusive streets.

How to Host a Street Party

How to Host a Street Party

Have you ever wanted to throw a street party but couldn’t find the motivation? With the Queens Platinum Jubilee right around the corner this could be the perfect time!

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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