Ordsall and Langworthy

Salford Lads Club (taken by Leslie Holmes)Here you will find information about the Ordsall and Langworthy neighbourhood area, as well as current news, useful contacts, and opportunities for getting involved.

About the area

The area is made up of two wards - Ordsall and Langworthy. For statistical information on these wards see our ward profiles page.

The Ordsall and Langworthy Community Committee Area forms the southern most part of Salford's inner city bounded by the Manchester Ship Canal on two sides. It incorporates Salford Quays and contains good quality housing and leisure developments.

The rest of the Ordsall area is mainly social housing, much of which has seen major redevelopment over the last ten years. The main Ordsall estate currently sees the construction of new family housing, this being achieved through a partnership between the city council and LPC Living, a local development company.

The Seedley and Langworthy Regeneration Programme, located in Langworthy Ward, is designated as one of Salford's areas of major change and is a key priority for investment in the city. The SRB5 programme which ran from 1999 to 2006, covered an area which comprises approximately 3,200 households.

Salford Quays is an important landmark site in the area are includes The Lowry, an international arts centre and MediaCityUK. Other facilities in Ordsall and Langworthy include two recreation centres, the watersports centre and two municipal parks.

There are important heritage sites in the area. Ordsall Hall is a grade I listed Tudor building and is currently a museum. Salford Lads Club was 100 years old in 2003 and has recently applied for listed status.

Langworthy Cornerstone situated on Langworthy Road is a purpose built, health and well-being and community resource centre. In Ordsall the Neighbourhood Building is a multi-purpose community building.

There are two major youth initiatives happening in the area - SAYO in Ordsall and SPARKY in Langworthy. These programmes offer young people a wide range of sports and art activities.

In Langworthy, traditional terrace houses are being converted into modern accommodation for local residents and for those wishing to move into the area.

The area has seen a huge increase in buildings and population recently due to the construction of large numbers of apartments and flats. Ordsall and Langworthy is now considered an attractive area in which to live and invest.

Community committee and local task groups

Community committee meetings for Ordsall and Langworthy are held every other month. Anyone wanting to find out what's going on or get involved is invited to attend. For information about community committee including dates, times and venues, copies of the minutes, or information on how to join the mailing list please see the community committee page.

A community priorities document is produced every year by the community committee. A copy of the community priorities action plan can be downloaded from the community priorities page.

Position Name Email
Neighbourhood Manager Ross Spanner ross.spanner@salford.gov.uk
Neighbourhood Development Officer Sue Bowen sue.bowen@salford.gov.uk
Community Development Worker Suzanne Rigg sue.rigg@salford.gov.uk
Admin Officer Jeanette Coward jeanettec@salford.gov.uk

Address:
Ordsall Neighbourhood Office
2 Robert Hall Street
Salford
M5 3LT

Telephone: 0161 603 4092

This page was last updated on 23 December 2013

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