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our plans so far

We are reviewing the plans as a result of consultation with residents. An updated video will be posted in December.




Main Pedestrian routes

  1. Pedestrian route from the pub to the community centre maintained and enhanced to included improvements to paving, planting, lighting, and the addition of some benches (blue stars).
  2. Pedestrian route from Firs Way to the park maintained and enhanced to included improvements to paving, planting, lighting, with benches (blue stars) and activity spaces, such as an outdoor gym, trim trail or play (red stars).
  3. Pedestrian route running between Epsom Avenue and Chepstow Avenue retained and enhanced with better paving and lighting.
  4. Pedestrian route from Haydock Avenue and Lingfield Avenue through to Epsom Avenue enhanced with play spaces (red stars) and seating (blue stars).
  5. New pedestrian link from Hurst to Ascott with an activity zone (red start) - a badminton table perhaps?
  6. The green hatched areas show where we are proposing to close routes and gate off for resident only access.
  7. View of the changes proposed to the community centre car park areas.

8. community centre 

We are supporting Our Sale West in looking for a premise for a new community centre. The new estate plan would enable Our Sale West to consider more than one option.

9. the main park 

Sale West Park is an important space in the centre of the estate. You have said that you would like the park to be better. You feel it’s dark damp and unsafe and that the play equipment needs improving.

Our Sale West is creating a new children’s playground at the front of the park, which is expected to be ready in 2020. We are also speaking to Trafford Council who own the park, about additional investment in the park as we want to create better quality spaces for residents.


10. Ascot Avenue

Ascot is proposed to be a ‘shared surface’ to give priority to pedestrian and bicycles whilst still allowing cars, albeit in a safe way.

What this might look like?

A shared surface is where the footpath and road are level. 

11. Height and frontage provided around the park to give it focus. The community garden would be increased and placed at the heart of the estate next to age friendly apartments.

12. New houses on Epsom Avenue with enhanced soft landscaping to the area in front of the substation (in front of the white horse mural), and a gateway to the estate


are we changing the fences?

  • Front fences are proposed to be replaced with low level fencing. This will create better boundaries and relationships between neighbours. If we receive additional funding, we would like to replace timber fencing with railings.
  • Rear fences to be replaced with new timber fences, unless you have already received a replacement.
  • Every road is different, so we will review what type and how high fencing should be on a road-by-road basis.
  • As it is not always clear where is a front or a back, we will review privacy issues on each road.
  • We have not chosen the fencing yet. Help us to understand what type of fencing you feel is right by getting involved!


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