Visiting Us

Visiting Us

Debdale Eco Centre, Debdale Park, 1075 Hyde Rd, Gorton, Manchester, M18 7LJ.  tel: 0161 220 9199

By Train

The nearest train station is Manchester Piccadilly. From here there is a frequent bus service that takes around 20 minutes. Take the Fairfield St exit, towards the back of the station (signed “local buses”). The bus stop is immediately on your right hand side, on the same side of the road. You may see the taxi stand on the left as you come out of the station. Then follow the bus directions below.

If you are coming from Victoria Station you can take the Metrolink tram directly to Piccadilly Station and get a bus from here.  For National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950. 

By Bus- From Piccadilly Station 

Take bus number 201, 203, 205, or 206 from Manchester City Centre and get off at Reddish Bridge (see bus stop symbol on the map above) or ask for Debdale Park.  The 201 and 203 go directly down Hyde Road whereas the 205 and 206 take a slightly more scenic route via Gorton Market. The bus service is operated by Stagecoach Manchester and run approximately every ten minutes.  For local public transport information contact Transport for Greater Manchester:  0871 200 22 33.

Once you are off the bus, continue walking up Hyde road in the direction of the bus route until you see Mcdonalds on your left hand side. Take the windy path on the left hand side through Mcdonalds, towards Debdale Park.  Cross over the road at the end of the path and Debdale Park is towards the right through the small car park.

From this side entrance to the park, go through the gates and take the path along, bearing left until you see a small side path with the entrance sign 'Debdale Park Office' just inside. Walk past the 'Debdale Park' sign (with the blue portable cabins on your right-hand side) and down a slight hill. Debdale Eco Centre is on the right hand side, in the portable cabins by the wall of the courtyard.    

By Cycle

The Fallowfield Loop, part of the Manchester Cycleway, runs from Chorlton, (via Whalley Range, Fallowfield and Levenshulme) finishing in Fairfield and is an excellent way to access Debdale Eco Centre. Visit: www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/mapping/cyclemaps/downloads/fallowfieldloop_map...

By Taxi  

There are readily available taxis from Manchester Piccadilly and Victoria railway stations. Both have a number of adapted cabs to facilitate wheelchair users, please ask at the rank. The taxi journey from Manchester city centre is usually between 20-30 minutes. From elsewhere in Manchester, try A1 Taxi's on 0161 343 5050 or from Tameside try Tameside Taxi's on 0161 336 2351.

By Car

From Manchester City Centre

Follow A6 signposted Stockport, at the roundabout take the 2nd exit  signposted A57 Sheffield. Drive for about 3 miles, turn left onto Wall Way when you see signs for McDonalds and Holiday Inn. The main car park for Debdale Park is on the right. At the right hand side of the car park is a swing gate. From this side entrance to the park, go through the gates and take the path along, bearing left until you see a small side path with the entrance sign 'Debdale Park Office' just inside. Walk past the 'Debdale Park' sign (with the blue portable cabins on your right-hand side) and down a slight hill.   Debdale Eco Centre is on the right hand side, in the portable cabins by the wall of the courtyard.    

From Stockport

Follow A6 signposted Manchester, at traffic lights turn right onto School Lane (B5169), at traffic lights turn left onto Gorton Road (B6167). At traffic lights continue onto Wall Way. The main car park for Debdale Park is on the right. At the right hand side of the car park is a swing gate. From this side entrance to the park, go through the gates and take the path along, bearing left until you see a small side path with the entrance sign 'Debdale Park Office' just inside.  Walk past the 'Debdale Park' sign (with the blue portable cabins on your right-hand side) and down a slight hill.  Debdale Eco Centre is on the right hand side, in the portable cabins by the wall of the courtyard.               

From Tameside

Join M60 signposted Stockport, leave the M60 at junction 24, then at roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A57, travel about 1 mile, Pass Debdale Park on the right, take the right hand lane at the traffic lights into Wall Way. The main car park for Debdale Park is on the right. At the right hand side of the car park is a swing gate. From this side entrance to the park, go through the gates and take the path along, bearing left until you see a small side path with the entrance sign 'Debdale Park Office' just inside. Walk past the 'Debdale Park' sign (with the blue portable cabins on your right-hand side) and down a slight hill.  Take a small path on the left, towards the 'Green Fingers' sign.  Debdale Eco Centre is on the right hand side, in the portable cabins by the wall of the courtyard.    

Blue Badge Holders and deliveries.

If you are a Blue Badge holder you can enter the park through the main gates on Hyde road and follow the path up to Debdale Park office. You can park directly outside Debdale Eco Centre by the portable cabins. When driving through the park please turn your hazard lights on and do not exceed 5mph. Go through the main gates and follow the road, past the tennis courts and towards the Park Officer.  Debdale Eco Centre is on the right hand side, in the portable cabins by the wall of the courtyard.    

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Last updated 21st November 2011

 

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