The public consultation period for the Manchester to Chorlton Cycleway scheme has been extended by a fortnight, due to the high volume of responses received.

More than 1,000 responses have already been submitted and the consultation will now continue until Friday 25 January, giving even more people the chance to have their say.

Local residents, businesses, community groups and other interested parties are invited to review the proposals and take part in the consultation by visiting

A public event about the scheme will be held on Thursday 10 January at Oswald Road Primary School, Oswald Road, M21 9PL (7-9pm). 

This event will include a Q&A discussion with a panel including Chris Boardman, Greater Manchester’s Walking & Cycling Commissioner (7-8pm), followed by workshops (8-9pm).

The Manchester to Chorlton cycling and walking route is being proposed by Manchester City Council, the One Trafford Partnership, Transport for Greater Manchester and Chris Boardman.

Running along Barlow Moor Road, Manchester Road, Upper Chorlton Road and Chorlton Road, the new five kilometre route will benefit local residents and anyone wishing to cycle between the city centre and the Chorlton area.


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