Parking in Salford
Salford is a thriving city, full of unique identity and charm. It’s popular with families, and is also home to a large Jewish community who have been an important cultural influence in Salford for generations. It ranges from a busy urban area in the west, where it borders with the larger Manchester conurbation, to a more rural, village-style layout towards the west. In the centre of Salford you’ll find good on-road parking, but during the week spaces can be difficult to find, and many are reserved for residents with permits only. NCP has a Salford car park located at New Bailey, conveniently close to the station and with pre-bookable spaces on offer.
Points of interest
Canals are a key part of Salford’s industrial past, and the Manchester Ship Canal runs through the heart of the city. It has been brought back to life and is now going through a bit of a renaissance, this time as a highway for pleasure boats rather than barges. The Barton Swing Aqueduct, which carries the Bridgewater Canal over the top of the Manchester Ship Canal, is still operational and a key feature on the landscape, a reminder of Salford’s Victorian past. Today, the city is the home of broadcasting, media and visual entertainment, with the ultra-modern MediaCityUK now one of the city’s largest employers.