Council unveils plan to transform Meriton Road Park

Meriton Road Park aerial view

Cheshire East Council – in partnership with the Friends of Meriton Road Park – has developed a landscape masterplan to provide local residents and visitors with a rejuvenated outdoor space to enjoy.

The proposal's for the Handforth park include new trees being planted, a new footpath and a nature trail e

The council’s says its aim is to develop a welcoming, accessible park for all, which can be achieved by restoring and improving infrastructure and existing facilities and enhancing and creating habitats, providing more flexible spaces for recreation, community activities and events.

Councillor Mick Warren, chair of Cheshire East Council’s environment and communities committee, said: “This is really positive news for residents in Handforth, the surrounding areas and visitors coming to the town.

“With the summer in full swing, now is as good a time as ever to encourage people to enjoy our borough’s beautiful outdoor spaces. This plan, when delivered, will provide an even greater incentive for people to use them.”

Click here to view the masterplan.

Comments, questions or ideas about the Meriton Road Park masterplan are all welcome and can be sent by email to: [email protected]

Meriton Road Park


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Geoff Shelmerdine
Friday 11th June 2021 at 5:14 pm
Two French style avenues of 48 blossom trees suggested by Rotary Cheadle Royal and jointly funded by the Rotary group, Friends of Meriton Road Park and Manchester Airport are included in the Master Plan.