Manchester City Council

Sports, leisure & the Arts Historical buildings and landmarks

The Grand Lodge

The grand lodge was commissioned in 1807 to be an impressive main entrance to the park.

Built from ashlar sandstone it is a triumphal arch with two floors of accommodation.

It was part of the heritage lottery fund restoration of the park buildings in the late 90s.

The lodge is home to a memorial plaque to the 'Manchester Pals' soldiers who trained in the park during World War One. 

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