Blackfriars, Greater Manchester

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Social housing in Blackfriars
Blackfriars is located in Greater Manchester
Blackfriars shown within Greater Manchester
OS grid reference SJ832989
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town SALFORD
Postcode district M3
Dialling code 0161
Police Greater Manchester
Fire Greater Manchester
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
Greater ManchesterCoordinates: 53°29′12″N 2°15′09″W / 53.4867°N 2.2524°W / 53.4867; -2.2524

Blackfriars is a small inner-city area and former ward of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is situated along the banks of the River Irwell, close to the traditional centre of Salford at Greengate, between Manchester City Centre and Broughton. Blackfriars contains Blackfriars Park, one of Salford's smaller parks,[1] and is home to the Friars Primary School.[2]

Due to slum clearance very few buildings in Blackfriars now predate the 1960s. One notable exception is the 1871-built tavern[3] on Blackfriars Road, which has now been converted into homes for shared ownership.