Altrincham Public Realm Update

In August and September 2021, a consultation exercise with businesses, residents and visitors of Altrincham took place to secure feedback on the next phases of the Altrincham town centre public realm improvement plans. The consultation has helped shaped the proposals for the next phase of Altrincham public realm works. Please follow the link below for an update on the project and links to the street plans including consultation feedback and next steps:

Trafford Council Budget Proposals 2022 / 2023

For the Budget Proposals Document CLICK HERE

This report sets out the Executive’s updated 3 year budget strategy proposals and detailed revenue budget proposals for 2022/23 and Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for the period 2023/24 – 2024/25.

For links to other Financial Documents CLICK HERE


Places For Everyone  UPDATE February 2022

The GMCA (Greater Manchester Combined Authority) Places for Everyone Joint Development Plan Document has been submitted to the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. The Plan will now be subject to an independent examination to be conducted by the Planning Inspectorate.
CLICK HERE to see the letter from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority along with the Notice of Submission for more information.
Trafford Council maintains a database of consultees who wish to be kept informed about planning policy matters.
If you wish to be informed of future consultations on planning policy by email, please email:
Jonathan Pannell, Strategic Planning Officer
Strategic Growth Services
Economic Growth, Environment and Infrastructure
Trafford Council | Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Manchester M32 0TH
Planning Enquiry Line: 0161 912 3149

Trafford Council’s Draft Statement of Gambling Principles 2022-2025

The Council is consulting a range of bodies as part of this process including those that represent residents,
local businesses, premises licence holders and other interested parties in the Trafford area.
 Our Statement of Gambling Principles is a document we must review every three years
and it sets out our approach to the licensing of gambling premises in Trafford.
It gives clear guidance to licence holders, applicants and people who may comment on
licence applications of our policies and expectations. We are legally obliged to have
regard to our Statement of Gambling Principles when we make decisions on licence applications or reviews.
This year the 10 Greater Manchester Licensing Authorities have agreed to take a common approach
to refreshing their gambling policies; and so our draft statement reflects the principles to be adopted across the region.
Our draft Statement of Gambling Principles 2022-2025 is now available CLICK HERE
where you can comment on the proposals by clicking on the link and completing the consultation questionnaire.
Any comments should be received by 5.00 pm on the 3rd September 2021.
Joanne Boyle  |  Licensing Team Leader
Place Directorate
Regulatory Services – Licensing
Trafford Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall
Talbot Road
M32 0TH.



Since the local elections in May 2019 the control of Trafford Council has passed totally into the hands of a Labour lead administration. The Altrincham & Bowdon Civic Society are looking forward to working with the new administration to continue the progress in making our local area a great place to live, work, and enjoy.

Conservation Officer
Trafford MBC now has a Conservation Officer. We are pleased to welcome back Elisabeth Lewis. Her appointment came after lobbying by Altrincham and Bowdon Civic Society following a Civic Voice campaign. We are lucky to have a Conservation Officer as so many towns are loosing theirs as local authorities seek ways to save money. Although only part time she will be making a valuable contribution in looking at planning applications which involve listed buildings, heritage assets, and Conservation Areas.

We also have a new Partnership Officer Anna Jones who is keen to meet local organisations.
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