Welcome to the interactive map of public land in Manchester.
This map is intended to improve transparency around public land ownership and use and to encourage public debate around how this resource can be better used to address social and environmental needs.
The map will allow you to identify land that is owned by Manchester City Council. It will also allow you to explore the privatisation of Council-owned land in the central wards of Cheetham, Miles Platting & Newton Heath, Ancoats & Beswick, Ardwick, Hulme, Deansgate and Piccadilly.
The map may take a few seconds to load.
This map is the result of research carried out by Dr Tom Gillespie (University of Manchester) and Dr Jonathan Silver (University of Sheffield) with Greater Manchester Housing Action investigating the privatisation of public land in Manchester. More information about the project is available here.
This project is supported by the University of Manchester and ESRC.