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​Consultation now open on Greater Manchester Spatial Framework

The consultation for Greater Manchester's plan for homes, jobs and the environment is now officially open, and people have until 18 March to make their views heard.

Details of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework are available online at, which is also where comments should be sent.

Hard copies can also be inspected in Bury at the Planning Division reception (Ground Floor, 3 Knowsley Place, Bury); at Bury Town Hall reception; at local libraries and at the Tottington Centre during their normal opening hours.

A full list of maps and Frequently Asked Questions on what the GMSF means for Bury can be read on the council’s website at

You can also be kept up to date with future consultations on the GMSF by registering your interest with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority - email or call 0161 778 7006.

  • Six drop-in sessions are being held in Bury for residents to view the GMSF documents and talk to planning officers about them.
  • They are as follows:

    Wednesday 30 January – Elizabethan Suite, Bury (12-8pm)

    Monday 4 February – Elton High School, Bury (4–8pm)

    Wednesday 6 February – Longfield Centre, Prestwich (2-8pm)

    Monday 11 February – Radcliffe Market Hall (2–8pm)

    Tuesday 12 February – Castlebrook High School (4-8pm)

    Wednesday 6 March – Elizabethan Suite (12–8pm)


    Press release issued: 21 January 2019.

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    Bury Council consists of six towns, Bury, Ramsbottom, Tottington, Radcliffe, Whitefield and Prestwich. Formed in April 1974 as a result of Local Government re-organisation it was one of the ten original districts that formed the County of Greater Manchester. The Borough has an area of 9,919 hectares (24,511 acres) and serves a population of 187,500.

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