How to get here

Walking Information

  • From The Avenue Library and Learning Centre (Rochdale Road/Victoria Avenue). Duration: 10 minutes
  • From from North Manchester General Hospital. Duration: 20 minutes
  • Directions from Blackley Cemetery (Victoria Avenue Entrance). Duration: 20 minutes

Cycling Information

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester has convenient parking for student cyclists in our cycle shelter.

Victoria Avenue is a main road off Plant Hill Road which has an on-road cycle route with cycling facilities. Most roads around the academy including Plant Hill Road are advisory/quiet routes, good for cycling.

Bus Information

The document below is taken from TFGM's schools service page.

Some pupils who live further away from the school may be eligible for a free travel pass from Manchester City Council (visit this page for details).

All pupils will require an I-go pass for bus travel and to prove their age in order to pay a concessionary fare. See TFGM's I-go page for more details.

Directions by car

From the M60 motorway, take the A576 exit at junction 19 to Manchester  City Centre/Middleton. At the roundabout, take the A576 exit to Middleton Road. Continue 0.7 miles then take a left onto Victoria Avenue. Drive 1 mile then take the 1st exit at the roundabout onto Plant Hill Road. Continue 0.4 miles. The academy will be on the right.

The academy has a car park for staff and visitors. Please be courteous of our neighbours and please be careful when visiting at busy times when students are arriving and leaving the academy each day.