Swinton Greenway scheme update

Salford City Council is working with Transport for Greater Manchester to enhance the walking and cycling routes between Monton and Swinton, extending Salford’s award-winning traffic-free network.

The Swinton Greenway proposals include the route between Manchester Road and Monton Road, with several additional links to local schools, colleges and the wider community. The majority of the off-road path will be three to four metres wide, with lighting controlled by timers and/or movement sensors. On-road improvements for pedestrians and cyclists are also proposed, including localised resurfacing and improved crossings.

Example of pedestrian and cycle route
Typical image of an off-road pedestrian and cycle route

  • The scheme went out to tender, with tenders returned by 18 June 2020.
  • The traffic regulations orders required as part of the project was advertised on Thursday 18 June 2020 and the objection period ended on 12 July 2020
  • The business case for the required funding was submitted in August 2020.
  • We are currently expecting to start on site winter 2020, subject to business case approvals and with a 12 month construction programme.
  • As soon as we are able to provide more details on specifics, these will communicated to affected residents/ stakeholders

Download the scheme consultation leaflet (Adobe PDF format, 933kb)

The consultation document can be made available in accessible formats and other languages upon request.

Plans showing more details of the highway proposals are available below for the following roads:

If you are unable to view documents of this type, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.

This page was last updated on 13 November 2020

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