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Land and Communities

Salford West

Burgess Farm, Walkden

Plans: Providing a total of 350 homes with housing developers Redrow bringing forward 147 and Bloor Homes planning to deliver 143 homes at land off Hilton Lane. Nature park improvements will also be provided at the site.


  • Nature Park improvements through 10-year management plan - Great Crested Newt habitat enhancement. Also improved recreation routes for residents.

Broadoak, Worsley

Plans: Providing 600 family and affordable homes including a new primary school site and improved public open space.


  • Net beneficial impact on flooding;
  • No significant impacts on ecology, transport, other.

Simpson Grove, Egerton Grange & Edenfields,  Boothstown

Plans: Peel L&P have been involved in the delivery of various schemes in Boothstown, including 66 family homes (53 open market & 13 Affordable) completed by Countryside at Egerton Grange, more recently 107 family homes (86 open market & 21 Affordable) under construction by Bellway Homes called Edenfields and 20 homes at Simpson Grove Mulbury Homes currently on-site including improvements to local open space area.

Key Facts:

  • University of Manchester PHD research project - evaluate Social Value of the Canal improvement works undertaken by Peel and wellbeing related behaviour change. 69% increase in people using the canal side footpath since improvements were made.
  • Delivering 34 affordable homes
  • Funding local shuttle bus for 7 years connecting to Boothstown Village and guided busway.
  • Investment in over 12 acres of recreational space
  • Over 4 km of footpaths improvement works.
  • Creating safer pedestrian links through improvements to pedestrian crossing points.


  • Recreational improvements to Bridgewater Nature Park and Vicars Hall Village Green.
  • Improved recreation routes for residents along the Canalside footpath and Moss House Lane.
  • Creation of a new ecological area with the creation of ponds and marshy grassland habitat at Stirrup Field off Vicars Hall Lane with a monitoring and management plan.

Hazelhurst, Worsley

Plans:  Plans for 450 homes proposed to the east of the M60 and south of the A580 East Lancashire Road including 50 Affordable housing units and benefitting from contributions to education, health facilities and enhancements for footpaths and cycleways.

Key Facts:

  • £61.8m investment in construction
  • £36.9m total GVA economic output
  • 65 jobs supported in retail and leisure annually
  • £4.9m uplift in annual retail expenditure
  • £1.3m addition New Homes Bonus revenue for Salford City Council
  • Within 2km of 14 schools



  • Set in a Green Infrastructure setting
  • Genuinely sustainable development within an urban setting without compromising the wider integrity of the strategic Green Belt
  • Comprehensive SUDS network which provide robust flood protection and management and biodiversity benefits
  • Exploring renewable energy generation and sustainable construction to minimise carbon impact

East Boothstown, Worsley

Plans: Plans for 300 high specification homes as part of a low-density development with a truly landscape led approach to development and an attractive green setting with a significant amount of new open spaces, alongside a shared access with RHS Bridgewater.

Key Facts:

  • £41.2m estimated investment in the construction of the proposed development
  • £24.6m total GVA economic output over the construction period
  • £.3.3m uplift in annual retail expenditure
  • 45 jobs supported in retail and leisure businesses annually
  • £610,000 additional Council Tax revenue per annum for Salford City Council


  • A network of green infrastructure, children’s play pace and sports facilities which provide opportunities for exercise and leisure
  • Retention of valued habitats and enhancement of biodiversity resources, including new wetlands and hedgerow/tree planting
  • Exploring renewable energy generation and sustainable construction to minimise carbon impact
  • Maintain and enhance the network of footpaths and cycle routes, including connections the Bridgewater Canal towpath and the nearby Bridgewater Marina, which provides links to Worsley and to the east and Leigh town centre to the west

Worsley Meadow, Walkden

Plans: 15 new homes by North West based developer, Eccleston Homes.

Key Facts:

  • S106 package with contributions towards construction training, Public Realm, Education Provision and Infrastructure.
  • New footpath connection to the LSM guided busway stop on the East Lancashire Road. Located close to existing facilities within Walkden
  • Improved surfacing to existing footpath.


  • Improvements to habitat corridor along Kempnough Brook

Woodland Grange, Ellenbrook

Plans: Local developer ASA properties have plans to deliver 24

Key Facts:

  • S106 package in excess of £100,000 with contributions towards construction training, climate change, Public Realm, Education Provision and Infrastructure.


  • Improved footpath links to the Worsley Loop Line.
  • Management and improvement to existing woodland.