* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Flowery Field from Office of Rail Regulation statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
As part of the failed Manchester TIF bid, the station would have been refurbished with CCTV, real-time passenger information and additional seating and shelters. The bid failed after residents of Greater Manchester voted against the congestion charge. However, funding was secured from Transport for Greater Manchester in 2011, for the installation of CCTV, Customer Information Screens, a Public Announcement System and Help Points.