Greater Manchester

Examples of our project work across Greater Manchester

Our Streets Chorlton

Our Streets Chorlton

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

Kirkholt Estate Ranger Team

Kirkholt Estate Ranger Team

Groundwork provided training and employment to 3 local people, who in turn became the Kirkholt Estate Ranger Team, using their new skills to improve their local green spaces.

Achievement Coaching

Achievement Coaching

Through our Achievement Coaching programme Groundwork’s specialist youth practitioners provide support to young people facing a range of challenges, from low-level anxiety, to uncertainty about their future.

Grow Green West Gorton

Grow Green West Gorton

Engaging the West Gorton community about the value of nature-based-solutions and developing a space that could be enjoyed by all.

Young River Leaders

Young River Leaders

Young River Leaders engaged young people in Manchester with creative and meaningful activities to help them feel better connected to their local rivers and inspired to make positive changes to their environment.

Community Growing Site in Heywood

Community Growing Site in Heywood

As part of Groundwork Greater Manchester’s ongoing partnership with Rochdale Boroughwide Housing, our Landscaping Apprentices recently worked with the local community to transform a piece of unused land in Heywood, Rochdale.

Eagley Brook Weir Removal

Eagley Brook Weir Removal

As part of the Natural Course project, Groundwork led the removal of the weir at Hall i’ th’ Wood on Eagley Brook in Bolton.

Connecting Collyhurst

Connecting Collyhurst

Connecting Collyhurst focused on developing signposted routes to join up the different estates within Collyhurst.

Ambition for Ageing

Ambition for Ageing

Ambition for Ageing Bury was part of a £10.2 million Lottery funded programme to create age friendly places with strong community connections and empower people to live fulfilling lives as they age.

Cargill Forest School

Cargill Forest School

Thanks to funding from corporate partner Cargill, ten pupils from The Canterbury Centre, a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) in Salford, attended weekly forest school sessions at Trafford Ecology Park.

Dementia Friendly Gardens in Tameside

Dementia Friendly Gardens in Tameside

Our landscape designers created this tailored landscaping solution for older people visiting the Age UK day care centre in Tameside, including those living with dementia.