Major events and highway improvements

Keeping Greater Manchester moving

Improve your journey in 2021!

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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Headlines

  • Queens Road closure from Saturday 17 July - check your route before every journey!
  • 🏏 ⚽ On Wednesday 28 July Manchester United play Brentford at Old Trafford while the cricket takes place at Emirates Old Trafford. Travel before 4pm to avoid delays on the roads and public transport!

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 2021.

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.

Major events this week

Dino Kingdom

Special event

Location
Wythenshawe Park
Date
Friday 23 July 2021 to Sunday 15 August 2021
Impacted area(s)

Timperley, Baguley, Northern Moor, A560 Altrincham Road, M56 Junction 3a, B5167 Wythenshawe Road

Manchester Originals v Northern Superchargers

Cricket

Location
Emirates Old Trafford
Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021 from 3:00pm to 9:30pm
Impacted area(s)

Stretford, Old Trafford, A56 Chester Road, Altrincham Metrolink Line

Trams will be busy from 4pm as fans make their way to the cricket and the nearby Manchester United match.

Supporters going to the event should use contactless for payments, it's the safe and easy way to pay. Just remember to touch in and out!

Manchester United v Brentford

Football

Location
Old Trafford
Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Impacted area(s)

Manchester city centre, Trafford, Stretford, Salford

Roads and trams will be busy from 4pm until kick-off and after 9.30pm following the game. Re-time or re-route to improve your journey.

Supporters should use contactless for payments, it's the safe and easy way to pay. Just remember to touch in and out.