River of Flowers: Manchester

A-Z of our partners

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Angel Meadow by Msringfield

Angel Meadow

St Michael Flags and Angel Meadow Park lies close to Manchester City Centre.

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Avenues & Alleyways

The Avenues and Alleyways Residents Association have greened up six streets close to Whitworth Park with hanging baskets and planters, and created

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Burrs County Park

Burrs Country Park lies on the River Irwell one mile north west of Bury town centre. The park, which holds a Gree

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Chapelfield Grow Your Own Community Group

Chapelfield Grow Your Own Group is made up of volunteers from Chapelfield Village, in Radcliffe.

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Community Wildflower Patch

Incredible Edible Ramsbottom created this wildflower patch near 8 Central Street, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9AF. The p

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East Lancashire Railway Wildflower Bed

Incredible Edible Ramsbottom created this wildflower bed on the platform of East Lancashire Railway, Ramsbottom,

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Geology Garden

A prospective urban orchard for summer 2014.

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Green Roof Unicorn Grocery

Green Roof Unicorn Grocery

The roof of the Unicorn Grocery in Manchester was treated to a biodiverse green roof which features the first roof pond.

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Holly Mount Orchard

Holly Mount Orchard is an community apple and pear orchard originating back to the nuns who lived at the convent (now converted) here in Greenmount

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Quadrants site plan

Incredible Edible Levenshulme Quadrants

Passionate about local food and reconnecting people with seasonal produce, Incredible Edible Levenshulme aims to turn unloved places into productiv

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Manchester Art Gallery

Two white beehives stand proud on the roof of Manchester Art Gallery while on the other side of the roof are the

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Manchester Cathedral Bees

Manchester Cathedral has four hives to be located on the huge flat roof of the building, tended

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Manchester Museum

The Victorians adopted bees and beehives as the symbol of Manchester, and the insects are a common decorative mot

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Manchester School of Art

The Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building has two new green roofs. 

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Moss Gardens

Moss Gardens is a meanwhile garden on the iconic former Stagecoach bus depot site in Moss Side, which has an urban orchard in plan

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Moss Side Community Allotment

Moss Side Community Allotment includes several allotment plots on the Caythorpe Street/Bowes Street allotment site near the former

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Nuttall Park Wildflower Patch

The Friends of Nuttall Park have established a wildflower patch for bees and butterflies at Nuttall Park in Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 9LU, where Incredi

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Platt Fields Park

Platt Fields Park is one of Manchester's principal parks further down the Oxford Road corridor. It is situated at the junction of

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Ramsbottom Fire Station

Ramsbottom Fire Station at Stubbins Lane, Ramsbottom, Bury BL0 0PS, 
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St Andrews School

The Reception Class has been studying how to help the bees and a 'River of Flowers' would be a natural part of this.

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St Johns Gardens

Manchester Garden City initiative has planted a mini-orchard in St.

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The Printworks

The Printworks’ Rooftop Garden was designed with the aim of reducing The Printwork's carbon foot

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Whitworth Art Gallery

Green roofs are a part of the Oxford Road Corridor programme of softening and greening the landscape. 

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Whitworth Park

Whitworth Park, an 18 acre public park off Oxford Road on the Rusholme/ Moss Side border, was op

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