Salford Road Solar Farm Open Day

Date: Monday 16th September, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Location: Bolton

See how sunlight is converted into electricity!

Here’s your chance to visit the largest public sector owned solar farm in the North West.

  • See how sunlight is being used to generate electricity
  • Find out how the site fits in with the waste contract in Greater Manchester
  • Find out what happens in the adjacent composting facility and Recycling Centre

How to book

  • Numbers for each tour are limited.  Book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Visit is open to Greater Manchester residents only (excluding Wigan).
  • Visitors between 7 and 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Sorry no under 7 year olds.
  • This event is free of charge.
  • Please note: there are no welfare facilities on site and the whole visit will take place outside. Be prepared for the weather.

Book your place by telephone or email.

Location: Salford Road, Bolton, BL5 1DG
Contact: Education Team (
Telephone: 0161 778 7109


Due to essential maintenance, the weighbridge at Cobden Street in Salford will be closed from Monday 18th March.

If you are disposing of business waste, asbestos, plasterboard or are using a vehicle over 2 metres you can use other facilities at Longley Lane, Manchester or Raikes Lane, Bolton.

The Recycling Centre for household waste and recycling is open as normal.

Recycle for Greater Manchester