Northern Roots will create the UK’s largest urban farm and eco-park on Snipe Clough, 160 acres of stunning green space in the heart of Oldham, Greater Manchester.

From market gardening to music festivals, forest schools to woodland weddings, find out how you can get involved and come on the journey with us.

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We are keen to find out your views about our plans, particularly if you are already active in green or growing activities.

Councillor Abdul Jabbar, MBE
“Northern Roots has the potential to transform the way we...
Councillor Abdul Jabbar, MBE
Councillor Abdul Jabbar, MBE
Councillor Barbara Brownridge
“Three of my children and all four grandchildren live in...
Councillor Barbara Brownridge
Councillor Barbara Brownridge
Anne Selby
I’ve been supportive of the Northern Roots project ever since...
Anne Selby
Anne Selby
Zahid Chauhan, OBE
Zahid Chauhan is Councillor for Oldham’s Alexandra ward, Cabinet Member...
Zahid Chauhan, OBE
Zahid Chauhan, OBE
Rebekah Sutcliffe
‘I’m passionate about Northern Roots. I grew up nearby and...
Rebekah Sutcliffe
Rebekah Sutcliffe
Jonathan Bland
“Northern Roots is a ground-breaking project that will be transformative...
Jonathan Bland
Jonathan Bland

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What is Northern Roots?
Anna da Silva – Looking ahead
Green Oldham Launch Event
A spot of gardening
Lees Eco Park
What is Northern Roots?
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Anna da Silva – Looking ahead
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Green Oldham Launch Event
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A spot of gardening
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Lees Eco Park
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NTLG
ProCook
MioCare
Walker Simpson Architects
Park Cakes
Salford University
Get Oldham Growing
Oldham Council
E3M

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Our volunteers do amazing things, from environmental clean-ups to planting and maintaining the borough’s horticultural displays…