Crumpsall Park

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The Obelisk in Crumpsall Park

Crumpsall Park is a small municipal park in the Crumpsall ward of Manchester, North West England.

Originally planned as a cemetery,[1] the plot was made into a recreational park in 1890 CE.

The area in which the park is located was the site of the residence of the Chetham family - known as Crumpsall Hall - and the birthplace of Sir Humphrey Chetham.[2]

The park has been awarded the Green Flag Award for recreational park excellence annually since 2005.[3][4][5]

A voluntary organisation known as the Friends of Crumpsall Park (FoCP) serves as a pressure group, events organiser and development monitor for the park, and works in liaison with Manchester City Council and other funding bodies.[6]

The main event of the year is the annual Crumpsall Carnival.[7]

Coordinates: 53°30′57″N 2°14′01″W / 53.51583°N 2.23361°W / 53.51583; -2.23361