Monton/Eccles History Heritage

September 17, 2018

The Queen’s Arms, Patricroft

The Queen’s Arms is a great pub full of historic interest and original features. A very warm and cosy pub that serves real ale with guest real ales every week. As an historic feature it’s a case of use it or lose it so, It’s a little out of...

July 22, 2017

It is not about the Wakes summer holidays that were held some sixty or seventy years ago! The Mural shows the Eccles Wakes that used to be held in August on the feast day of St. Mary, to whom the Parish Church is dedicated. The Wakes had its origins hundreds of years a...

July 17, 2017

A giant bee has landed in Monton to celebrate the buzz of the up and coming village.

The two storey high piece of street art on Lansdowne Road was the idea of Monton Village Community Association (MVCA) where residents and businesses come together to promote and enhance...

July 17, 2017

Over the last two years the Ellesmere Park Residents' Association Committee have been working with officers of Salford City Council, the Salford Ranges and Natural England to establish the Three Sisters as a Local Nature Reserve (LNR).  Local Nature Reserves are for bo...

July 17, 2017

Did you know there’s an amazing little theatre tucked away at Peel Green in Eccles?

Behind Patricroft Methodist Church, on the corner of Liverpool Road and Alexandra Road, you’ll find a rather unassuming-looking building proclaiming that it’s the “Theatre Organ Heritage...

July 9, 2013

Renovations continue to bring Eccles Town Hall back to life. There is a wide range of activities such as ballroom, salsa and line dancing going on in this new community hall. There is also a  pleasant cafe each Saturday where you can get a very reasonably priced tea or...

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