Workshop on future of Heaton Park

Simon Donohue

Plans for the future of Heaton Park and Hall in Manchester will be discussed at a two-day workshop starting on Wednesday 27 November.

Manchester City Council and the National Trust, along with representatives from English Heritage and Marketing Manchester will be meeting to continue discussions about developing a partnership at various levels to shape the future of Heaton Park and Hall.

The workshop will focus on ways in which their shared knowledge and expertise can help to ensure a sustainable future for the much loved green space.

Cllr Rosa Battle, Manchester City Council executive member for Culture & Leisure, said: "I know how much the people of Manchester love Heaton Park and I look forward to working with National Trust and all our partners to ensure its sustainable, vibrant future.

"Our commitment to improving Heaton Park is unwavering and these park discussions show our determination to find new ways of continuing the investment programme in the park."

John Darlington, director for the North West at the National Trust, said: "The National Trust exists to look after special places for ever, for everyone, and we are really pleased to be sharing ideas and expertise with Manchester City Council to help them to look after this much-loved place now, and for future generations."

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