About our Borough
Trafford is thriving, diverse, prosperous and culturally vibrant. Located in the south west of Greater Manchester Trafford has a population of around 210,000 it is one of the smaller Boroughs within Greater Manchester covering an area of some 10,600 hectares (26,200 acres or 41 square miles).
All Trafford?s people and communities will enjoy the highest quality of life in a safe, clean, attractive healthy and sustainable environment with an excellent education system and first class services.
Trafford businesses will be provided with all the tools and support to be able to continually and successfully compete for skills and investment on an international basis.
As a destination, Trafford will consolidate and build upon the reputation of its renowned world class attractions (Manchester United, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Imperial War Museum and the Trafford Centre) providing a breathtaking mix of cultural, sporting heritage and natural attractions together with vibrant shopping and town centres.