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.

Latest News

Woodford Neighbourhood Plan is Made - 95.8% said “Yes”

The WNF Management Committee is delighted to report that an overwhelming majority of voters voted Yes to the Woodford Neighbourhood Plan.

It will now be used by Stockport Council to help decide planning applications in the Woodford Neighbourhood Area.

Full details of the vote and more local news can be found on the Village News page.

Woodford Neighbourhood Plan Booklet cover


Woodford is a settlement located on the southern boundary of the Metropolitan Borough Council of Stockport in Greater Manchester, bordering Cheshire.

The Neighbourhood Area is designated as Green Belt. The first impression gained by anyone passing through Woodford along the main road in a car does not reveal the true character of the place or its people.

Read an overview of the history, which aims to provide a deeper glimpse into the bigger picture.

A photo of the listed Old Hall Farm, Old Hall Lane.

Photo Galleries

In our galleries we have a great selection of photos taken in Woodford and the surrounding area by members of the community.

In the wildlife section we've started adding photos of animals and birds that have been seen in or in the sky above gardens and surrounding countryside.

There's galleries for most seasons as well as snow scenes and photos taken in the surrounding areas of Woodford.