Wednesday, 2 November 2011

View Scale Models Of the Proposed Development in the land adjacent to Marie Louise Gardens

The following photos show a scale model of the park lodge and scale models of the new buildings that will share the land and overlook the gardens:-

Saturday, 29 October 2011


The Friends will be hosting a viewing of the plans on:
3rd November from 7pm at the Albert Club, Old Lansdowne Road, West Didsbury Everyone welcome.

Please look at the new plans carefully and if you are not happy, email or write to the planning department to make it clear that you are OBJECTING to the proposed development.
The owner of the lodge has submitted plans to develop the garden of the Lodge and grounds near Holme Road.
The proposed development includes a large contemporary detached dwelling house which will overlook the Gardens.
In addition there are plans to build a triple Garage and Mews development close to Holme Road and Needham Hall.
We are going to hold a series of public meetings in early November to look at the plans and their impact upon the Gardens. To view and comment on the plans:
please go to the City Council website:
1)Go to:
2) Click on Public Access
3) Tick box saying: I have read and agree to. Etc.
4) Click on Launch Public Access box
5) Enter the planning number which is: 097419
6) Click on Search
7) Click on Documents
8) Click on View Associated Documents 

The planning ref no is:-
Comments can be made online,
by email ( or by letter,
please include the planning reference number 097419/FO/2011/S2, please write to:
Dave Lawless
Manchester City Council Planning
PO Box 532
Town Hall
Albert Square
M60 2LA 

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Notice of Annual General Meeting 7.30pm 5th July Albert Club West Didsbury

The Freinds of Marie Louise Gardens AGM will take place at 7.30pm on 5th July at the Albert Club, Old Landsdowne Rd., West Didsbury. All members are welcome to attend and renew their subscriptions as well as anyone interested in joining the friends and getting the latest updates and news about the gardens.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Public Planting Day in Marie Louise Gardens - Saturday 16th April 10.30am

To mark the start of the Easter break why not bring yourself, your family, your friends and take part in the second of this year's public planting sessions. There will be a great variety of interesting new plants that have been bought by Colin Evans, our park warden, and that need to be given a home in the gardens.
Colin will be on hand to advise and supervise.

Sunday, 27 March 2011

A few photos from the public planting event on March 12th

     Just a few photos of volunteers planting at the previous planting session held on 12th March. The team, guided by Colin Evans, did a good job at 3 locations around the Park. 

If you now feel you missed out there is another event planned for April 16th at 10.30am

Thursday, 10 March 2011

Public Planting Days in Marie Louise Gardens - Saturdays 12th March and 16th April

If you're itching to get digging this spring why not get along to the planting events at Marie Louise Gardens !!
The first one is this Saturday 12th March at 10.30am - bring a spade.

The event will be supervised by Colin Evans who has all the plants and know-how.

If you're busy this Saturday there's another event on Saturday 16th April again at 10.30am

Remember to visit the website for more information about Marie Louise Gardens and future events in the park.