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Welcome to the Woodford Community Council Website


Woodford is a small village situated to the south of Stockport on the Cheshire border resting within beautiful open countryside.


Woodford Community Council gives residents a voice on matters affecting their community and liaises with Stockport MBC and other statutory bodies as required. It is run entirely by volunteers, financed by donations and governed by a written Constitution.


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Main hangar under demolitionDemolition and Regeneration


As most local residents will be aware, work has started on the demolition of buildings on the site. Harrow Estates has already provided one report – Woodford Update 01 – describing how the work will be proceeding and providing contact details for representatives of the contractor, Forshaw Demolition, and of Harrow Estates, to whom any concerns may be addressed. Click here to read that report. (*PDF)


A second report –Woodford Update 02 – is now available. Click here. (*PDF)


WCC representatives are having regular meetings with personnel on site and will follow up any outstanding concerns.


* You may need Adobe Reader to view the report.



More News


A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road


On 26th January 2015 the Secretary of State for Transport announced the confirmation of the modified Side Road Order and Compulsory Purchase Order (the Orders) for the scheme. Confirmation of the Orders allows the scheme to progress into the construction phase, with the main construction works set to begin at the end of March 2015. You may be aware that preparatory works, including environmental mitigation and site clearance, have already commenced in some areas in advance of the start of the main works. Construction of the A6MARR is expected to take two and half years in total, meaning that the road would be open to vehicles in Autumn 2017.


Carillion Morgan Sindall are committed to working with Stockport, Cheshire East and Manchester City Councils to ensure that local communities are kept informed throughout the construction of the scheme. To this end, Carillion Morgan Sindall are holding a series of Start of Works exhibitions where we will provide you with further information about the construction works and how they may affect you. Details of the exhibitions are as follows:


Tuesday 10th March 2015 Hazel Grove Civic Centre London Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 4DF 2pm – 7.30pm
Wednesday 11th March 2015 Poynton Civic Centre Park Lane, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1RB 2pm – 7.30pm
Thursday 12th March 2015 Bramhall Village Club 2 Melbourne Road, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 1LR 2pm – 7.30pm
Monday 16th March 2015 Wythenshawe Forum Forum Square, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M22 5RX 2pm – 7.30pm
Wednesday 18th March 2015 Heald Green Civic Hall Outwood Road, Heald Green, SK8 3JL 2pm – 7pm
Thursday 19th March 2015 Cheadle Hulme Methodist Church Ramillies Avenue, Cheadle, SK8 7AL 2pm - 7pm



During the construction period, the main source of information about the latest construction activities will be the website www.semmms.info. The website will be updated regularly to provide the latest information about the works.

WCC AGM 2014


The 2014 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday, 27th November 2014. The draft Minutes of the meeting are available here.

Woodford Litter Day

Woodford Community Litter Pick Up photos


Many thanks to the local residents who joined us on 27th September 2014 to help keep Woodford tidy. 25 bags of rubbish were collected – including a vintage vacuum cleaner that had obviously been hidden in a ditch in Church Lane for many years!

Consultation on Poynton Relief Road


Cheshire East Council held a public consultation on the Poynton Relief Road from 2nd June 2014 to 28th July 2014.


The proposed road should link in with the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road at the Poynton - Woodford border and link to the A523 London Road at the Adlington Industrial Estate.


For further information click here.

Plans for the Development of Handforth Submitted to the Secretary of State


The Cheshire East Local Plan Strategy, which includes a proposal for a North Cheshire Growth Village comprising around 2,000 new homes in Green Belt adjacent to Woodford, was submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on 20th May 2014 in preparation for independent examination. The submission includes the comments received during the representation period.


For further information click here.

Woodford LocalLink Flexible Bus Service


Transport for Greater Manchester, TFGM, have introduced a 'LocalLink' bus service for the Woodford area following the ending of the 390 service. LocalLink provides services in areas where other services are limited. Anyone wishing to travel to or from the local area and the designated destinations can use the service and there are no age or disability restrictions. LocalLink is a shared service so you may be travelling with other passengers.


For further information click here.

Neighbourhood Policing


For latest update click here.

Reminder - Contacting the Police


The new Police non-emergency number is 101. For further details about its use click here.

Woodford Community Council e-Newsletter


The WCC newsletter will bring you the latest news about issues affecting the community and show you how you can participate in community affairs and activities. Click here.