Trafford Road

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Updated: Monday 30 March

Please stay at home unless making an essential journey.

There are currently no works taking place - Including any off-peak works.

The main works are due to commence in summer 2020. This will involve lane closures at all times.

Further information to follow on this page.

  • Off-peak works have begun. Full-time works begin in Summer 2020.
  • Between Regent Road roundabout and Ordsall Lane

Advice for drivers

Please stay at home unless making an essential journey.

When the full works commence in summer 2020 road users should consider using public transport to avoid delays to their journeys.

All journey time information will be displayed on this page including the best times to travel and Re-route options.

Walking and cycling will be great options local and shorter trips - Get on your bikes and ride!

Alternative travel

Please stay at home. Public Transport should only be used for essential journeys.

For those making essential journeys, follow government guidance and wash hands before and after travelling, catch coughs and sneezes using a tissue and use contactless payments where possible.


All metrolink lines will run a 12 minute frequency until further notice.

Avoid the traffic, and have a smoother journey with the tram. MediaCityUK is well connected to the city centre and the Salford area with trams running every six minutes.

If you’re travelling from west Manchester, considering us a free Metrolink Park and Ride.

  • Ladywell, 250 spaces (Pilgrims Way, Salford, M50 1AW) – 25-minute journey to the City Centre


During the works local and shorter trips may be quicker by walking/cycling.

Walking and cycling are a great way to improve physical and mental health.

There are cycle hubs located across the region, including a 300-space one at MediaCityUK.


Bus services will still operate during the works but may be subject to delays during off-peak hours.

Keep up to date on bus services by following your operator on social media.


During the works local and shorter trips may be quicker by walking.

This is especially the case in the Ordsall area. Enjoy a nice stroll.

Useful Links

We have brought together some links that can help plan your journey