Manchester City Council

Debdale Park

  1. Location

    1075 Hyde Road, Gorton, M18 7LJ

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  3. Green Flag

    Green Flag Community Award 2014.

    To be eligible for a Green Flag award a park or green space must be welcoming, safe and well maintained with a strong involvement from the local community.

    See information about the Green Flag awards in Manchester

  4. Opening times

    From dawn to dusk

  5. Facilities

    Children's play area, Multi use games area (MUGA), Skate park, tennis courts (courts are free), football pitch, pitch and putt, bowling green, toilets, visitors centre and community centre. Two large reservoirs for licensed fishing.

    There is also an outdoor centre with various activities including dinghy sailing, kayaking, canoeing and much more.

  6. Book a football pitch

    This park has 1 senior football pitch.

    View the terms & conditions before continuing with a request.

    The prices are listed within the form - book a football pitch and we'll contact you about availability.

  7. Play area (age group)

    12 & under

  8. Events

    See events in parks or leisure centres.

  9. Transport to and around Manchester

    Visit www.tfgm.com to find transport links

  10. Dogs not allowed

    Children's play area, Multi use games area (MUGA), Skate park, tennis courts, football pitch, pitch and putt, bowling green, toilets, visitors centre and community centre

  11. History

    Land in the vicinity of Debdale Park was acquired in the 1820's by the local Water Company and the construction of the first of two reservoirs began. The City Council purchased the Water Company's land in 1851 and acquired further land on the south side of one of the reservoirs in 1874 and 1875, initially to safeguard the supply of water to residents of the area. After the Great War of 1914-1918, this area was allocated for recreational use and work was undertaken to transform this area of land into a formal Park. Use of the reservoirs as a water supply for the City lasted until discontinued in 1963.

  12. Report a problem

    Report any problems in this park

  13. Email

    parks@manchester.gov.uk

  14. More on parks

    More about parks, playgrounds and open spaces in Manchester

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