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Date posted 30 Apr 2021

Manchester City Council is proposing to develop new multi-sports facilities and outdoor pitches at Hough End Leisure Centre.

Plans include:

A two story extension to the Leisure Centre which will include:

• Changing facilities
• Club Room/Coach Education Suite
• Cafe facilities
• Office space
• Storage facilities
• Gym extension


New and improved Playing Fields including:

• 2 new 3G Football Turf Pitches with Fencing and Floodlighting
• Reconfiguration and improvements to the grass playing fields to provide:
o 14 Senior Grass football pitches
o 2 New softball and baseball diamonds
o 2 Gaelic football pitches
o 4 Grass rugby pitches
o 1 Rugby stadium pitch


External works:

• Works to the existing car park and additional overflow car parking provision

If you would like to know more information and what this will mean for you, we would like to invite you to come along to one of our consultation events.

Monday 10th May 2021, at Hough End Leisure Centre between 10am and 2pm

Thursday 13th May 2021 at Hough End Leisure Centre between 4pm and 8pm

These drop in sessions will be Covid secure. The project team will be set up inside and outside, with 2 metre distance social distancing implemented both internally and externally. Staff will be wearing face coverings and hand sanitizer will be available . All attendees will also be required to wear a face covering except if exempt, and sign in as part of track and trace in line with government guidance.

Wednesday 12th May 2021, Online Microsoft Teams Event, 6pm to 7pm.

To attend this event simply email hough.end@gll.org and we will send you an invitation before the event to enable you to access the session.

At all of these sessions representatives from MCRactive, GLL and the project team will be on hand to take questions. Should you prefer, we will also provide information on how you can feedback on the proposals after the sessions.

The consultation period ends 1st June 2021.