Claremont, Weaste and Seedley neighbourhood area

Here you will find information about the neighbourhood, as well as current news, useful contacts, and opportunities for getting involved.

The Claremont, Weaste and Seedley neighbourhood management team has a Facebook page. We are using this page to post information which we hope people will find useful and interesting. If you have a Facebook account, please log in and like us. 

Community committee and local task groups 

Community committee meetings for Claremont, Weaste and Seedley are held bimonthly. Anyone wanting to find out what's going on or get involved is invited to attend. For information about community committee meetings including dates, times and venues and copies of the minutes please see the get involved page.

Claremont, Weaste and Seedley is historically a residential area, but has many things to offer. Statistical information about these wards can be viewed by clicking on the ward names.


St Luke's Church in Weaste is grade two listed, which puts it among the top 10% of buildings in England. Prominent because of its position and its slender, continental-style spire, it stands on a small green hill beside Liverpool Street - and is known locally as 'the church on the hill'.

Claremont and Weaste are notable for their parks. Buile Hill Park - the city's flagship park - is situated within the area, as are Lightoaks and Oakwood Parks. Clarendon, Eccles and Pendlebury leisure centres, and the watersports centre at Salford Quays are close to the area.

There are libraries at Hope (corner of Eccles Old Road and Stott Lane) and at the Height (King Street). Your local library now has more than just books to offer - find out about the new online library facilities.

There are two high schools in the area:

The area also has seven primary schools:


  • Light Oaks Infants, Lancaster Road. Telephone 0161 788 8099
  • Light Oaks Juniors, Lancaster Road. Telephone 0161 789 1070
  • St John's CE Primary, Daisy Bank Avenue. Telephone 0161 737 4622
  • St Luke's RC Primary, Swinton Park Road. Telephone 0161 736 6874


  • Holy Family, Lower Seedley Road. Telephone 0161 921 2900
  • St Luke's CE Primary, Eccles New Road. Telephone 0161 736 3455
  • Willow Tree Primary, Greenland Street. Telephone 0161 921 2850

Part of Irlams o' th' Height is designated as a conservation area.

Within a very short distance of the area, there are many other attractions of national importance, such as the Imperial War Museum North, The Lowry, Manchester United FC, the Trafford Centre and Manchester City Centre.


Eccles, Salford and Swinton precincts are all accessible as is Salford Quays. There is local shopping along Bolton Road at the Height, on Eccles Old Road, Liverpool Street and elsewhere. The West One retail development is at the south-west tip of the area close to Eccles Centre.

Public transport

There are many bus services running from Manchester, through the area to various destinations. The Metrolink tram service runs along Eccles New Road.

Public transport information is available from Transport for Greater Manchester.

You can get more detailed information on bus services and Metrolink by calling 0871 200 2233 and on train services by calling 0845 748 4950.

There is a large area of service and other industries between Eccles New Road and the Manchester Ship Canal.

Claremont and Weaste neighbourhood team

Position Name
Neighbourhood manager Marie Shields
Neighbourhood development officer Joanne Skeels

Who to contact

Remember you can contact us quicker, easier, better online.

Contact us online

Claremont and Weaste Neighbourhood Team
Ordsall Neighbourhood Building
2 Robert Hall Street
M5 3LT
Map to this location
0161 603 4091

This page was last updated on 8 March 2024

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