Manchester City Council

Consultations & surveys Manchester to Chorlton cycling and walking route proposals

Upper Chorlton Road - from Chorlton Road to Seymour Grove

The Upper Chorlton Road section completes the cycle link between the Brooks Bar junction and Seymour Grove.

This mainly residential section is popular with commuters and will provide a safe and direct route along the boundary between Manchester and Trafford.

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Side roads:

  • marked cycle lane, with coloured surfacing and cycle symbols
  • solar-powered road studs
  • buff-coloured uncontrolled pedestrian crossing points, including tactile paving
  • widening of footway at junction to reduce speeds through the junction.

Shrewsbury Street to Darnley Street:

  • mix of segregated, hybrid and marked cycle lanes
  • review location of north-east bound bus stop
  • south-west bound bus stop bypass
  • Puffin crossing outside Tesco
  • widening of footway at Darnley Street junction to reduce speeds through the junction.

Darnley Street to Ashley Avenue:

  • widening of footway at Kings Road junction to reduce speeds through the junction
  • mix of segregated, hybrid and marked cycle lanes
  • bus stop bypasses in both directions
  • Ashley Avenue made one-way, from Upper Chorlton Road towards Kings Road.

Ashley Avenue to St John's Road:

  • mix of segregated, hybrid and marked cycle lanes
  • Ollerton Avenue made one-way, from Upper Chorlton Road towards Kings Road
  • review location of north-east bound bus stop opposite Sylvan Avenue
  • bus stop bypass south-west bound, opposite St John's Road.

St John's Road to College Road:

  • mix of segregated, hybrid and marked cycle lanes
  • review location of two north-east bound bus stops
  • bus stop bypasses for two south-west bound stops.

College Road to Seymour Grove:

  • new 20mph zone between Chelford Road and Seymour Grove
  • traffic calming features
  • mix of hybrid and marked cycle lanes south-west bound
  • north-east bound segregated and marked cycle lane between footway and parking bays.

Upper Chorlton Road/Manchester Road/Seymour Grove junction:

  • improvements to the pedestrian crossing so all arms of the junctions are included
  • Manchester Road to Upper Chorlton Road protected right turn facility for cyclists
  • Manchester Road, from Woodside Road towards Chorlton, cycle lane passes behind the bus stop and car parking bays in front of shops
  • Manchester Road to Seymour Grove cycle route avoiding the junction, passing behind the bus stop.

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