Plans revealed to create huge green space 'bigger than New York's Central Park'
Ambitious plans to create a huge public park in Greater Manchester bigger than New York’s Central Park can be revealed today.
City Forest Park, a green haven over 800 acres, would span areas of Salford, Bury and Bolton along the route of a valley between the rivers Croal and Irwell.
Land shaped by industrial decline would be transformed into a ‘new green-beating heart for Greater Manchester’ and boast 45 kilometres of paths and cycleways. It could also host music concerts and festivals.
Watch: Introducing City Forest Park (credit: Creative Concern)
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