Manchester City Council

Hough End Playing Fields

  1. Location

    Princess Parkway, Chorlton, Manchester, M20 1HP

  2. Opening times

    From dawn to dusk

  3. Facilities

    Football pitches, Gaelic football pitches, rugby pitches, changing facilities, toilets

  4. Book a football pitch

    This park has 20 senior & 7 junior football pitches, as well as 2 senior Gaelic football pitches.

    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.

     

  5. Events

    See events in parks or leisure centres.

  6. Transport to and around Manchester

    Visit www.tfgm.com to find transport links

  7. Dogs not allowed

    Football pitches, rugby pitches, changing facilities, toilets

  8. History

    Hough End Fields occupies the site of the Alexandra Park Aerodrome opened in 1918 for the test flying and delivery of locally built aircraft for the RAF. The first UK domestic air service in 1919 was from Alexandra Park Aerodrome to Southport and Blackpool. By 1922 regular services flew to London, Berlin and Moscow. The aerodrome's existence is commemorated on a plaque in the sports pavilion.

  9. Report a problem

    Report any problems in this park

  10. Email

    parks@manchester.gov.uk

  11. More on parks

    More about parks, playgrounds and open spaces in Manchester

  12. Location map

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