Irlam and Cadishead neighbourhood area

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

About the area

The neighbourhood area is made up of the wards of Irlam and Cadishead. The area is extremely varied - the northern half is moss land, enabling Irlam and Cadishead to have the largest farming community in Salford. The southern half is mainly residential, having its own major employment source based on the Northbank Industrial Estate.

Leisure and community facilities and groups

Irlam and Cadishead has numerous sports clubs, bands and interest groups. A list is available at the two local libraries.

The leisure facilities in Irlam and Cadishead include the Acorn Sports and Art Centre and a football ground. There is the Irlam and Cadishead Leisure Centre, which includes a large swimming pool and various sports facilities. There is also an active angling club and the old river makes excellent fishing.

Irlam Steel Recreation and Social Club have a fantastic sports pavilion. It provides modern changing rooms, a social room and disabled access for all their sports teams.

The seven acre site, off Liverpool Road in Irlam, is home to Irlam Cricket Club, three senior Irlam Steel football teams, several bowling teams as well as hosting darts, dominoes and snooker.

The pavilion has been made possible thanks to funding from the Hamilton Davies Trust and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).


The main shopping area is located off Fairhills Road and includes a Tesco superstore and Lidl.

Food and drink

Irlam and Cadishead has a great choice of pubs with a couple of restaurants from which to choose.

Community committee and local task groups

Community Committee meetings for Irlam and Cadishead 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, copies of the minutes, or information on how to join the mailing list, please see the get involved page.

Digital information board

Irlam and Cadishead's digital information board gives community groups an ideal way of getting their message to the local community.

On the corner of Liverpool Road and Fairhills Road in Irlam, the board is seen by thousands of people a day, either going to the local supermarkets or travelling along Liverpool Road.

If you are involved in a local group and would like to get a message on the board - free of charge, you need to register.

You can pick up a registration form from Irlam or Cadishead libraries. You should then take the completed form to one of the libraries. Or make contact on theĀ Irlam's community Facebook page.

Once registered, you can send requests for information to be displayed. The board is updated at least twice a week and information can run for up to two months.

The board is a partnership between Salford City Council, Irlam and Cadishead community committee, the Rotary Club of Irlam and the Hamilton Davies Trust.


In addition, Irlam and Cadishead are well-served by doctors and dentists including one large health centre and three smaller surgeries. Visit the Irlam and Cadishead Facebook page.

Irlam and Cadishead Neighbourhood Team

Name Position
David Thomas Neighbourhood manager
Paula Garstang Neighbourhood development officer
Paula Bond Administration officer

Who to contact

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

Contact us online

Irlam and Cadishead Neighbourhood Team
Irlam and Cadishead Community College
Neighbourhood Centre
2A Station Road
M44 52R
Map to this location
0161 603 4290 or 0161 603 4082
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