Major events and highway improvements

Keeping Greater Manchester moving

Improve your journey in 2022!

Welcome to TfGM’s travel advice pages.

Here you’ll find all the info to stay up to date with what’s happening and to help plan your journey.

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If you want to arrange an event in Greater Manchester that may affect the Highway or Public Transport network there is a procedure to follow. Please click here for more information


There's a busy run of events over the next 10 days, with several shows at the AO Arena.

On Sunday 22 May, the GM Run returns to Manchester whilst it's the final day of the Premier League season with Man City in action against Aston Villa.

Impact map

This map will show both highway improvements and events taking place in central Manchester based on a time window. You can also filter down to see activities for the weeks ahead.

Highway improvements

A number of highway improvements are taking place in Greater Manchester at the moment and will continue throughout 2022.

Read our information on how you can limit the impact these have on your journey and the options which can save you time and money.

Transport for Greater Manchester

Major events this week

Manchester United v Liverpool Legends

Old Trafford
Saturday 21 May 2022 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Trafford, Stretford, Salford

Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run 2022
Sunday 22 May 2022 from 7:00am to 3:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Mancunian Way, Ashton Old Road, Trafford

Manchester City v Aston Villa

Etihad Campus
Sunday 22 May 2022 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Beswick, Clayton, Gorton, Openshaw, Ashton