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Land and Communities

Greater Manchester Mosslands

Plans: Our Land and Communities team are currently working up a Vision /Masterplan for land in Salford and Wigan including Chat Moss. These plans will be a multi-use landscape and green innovation district which could include a regional park, carbon investment, biodiversity, heritage, community and tourism uses

Key Stats:

  • 3,000 acres


  • Living landscape
  • Regional park
  • Bio-diversity improvements
  • Paludiculture - wet agriculture and forestry on peatland
  • Carbon capture
  • Storage in peatlands
  • Wildlife and habitat improvements