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

Details of the most of the articles below and more local news can be found on the Village News page.

  • Roadworks on Chester Rd/Wilmslow Rd from Lancastrian Way (Redrow Estate) to the Deanwater Hotel starting on Mon 25th May, from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
  • Walk Ride groups in Stockport launch a new website, Safe Streets Stockport, to help council identify where temporary changes on roads & pavements are needed during coronavirus crisis. Full details here.
  • BIN COLLECTIONS A REMINDER - Green bins are now put out with your usual black bin. The blue bin is put out on your usual brown bin day.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) helpline launched for Stockport’s vulnerable people
  • Funding information
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.

Woodford 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.