Upper Wharf Street Development

The Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society have drafted numerous responses to the proposal by H2O Urban LLP to erect a residential development of 205 residential apartments at Upper Wharf Street in Ordsall, Salford.

We first submitted a response to the planning application in December 2023, focusing on a primary message around: Development alongside the line of the canal shall facilitate its restoration, or if not possible, works should not prevent or significantly hinder the future restoration of the canal or its towpath.

The developer revised their plans as a result of community consultation, and as such we sent to further responses: