Langworthy shown within Greater Manchester
|Metropolitan county||Greater Manchester|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||North West England|
|UK Parliament||Salford and Eccles|
Langworthy is an area and council ward of Salford, Greater Manchester. Weaste lies to the west of Langworthy and Pendleton to the east. In 2001 the population of Langworthy was 7,104. It was named after Edward Ryley Langworthy, a former mayor of Salford.
As of May 2012, Langworthy ward has three councillors on Salford City Council:
- Paul Dennett (Strategic Assistant Mayor) (Labour)
- Gina Reynolds (Labour)
- John Warmisham (Labour)
In common with other areas of urban Salford, Langworthy experienced long-term population decline in the 1990s with high levels of crime and poverty in the area. Langworthy is now part of a Housing Market Renewal Initiative scheme which also covers Seedley. Urban Splash have redeveloped several Victorian terrace streets as the "Chimney Pot Park" housing scheme which includes some social housing through Great Places Housing Group.
The area is served by two primary schools; Willow Tree and Holy Family RC, the latter being built on the former site of Langworthy Road Primary school. The nearest library is Pendleton Gateway.
Salford Shopping Centre is the nearest major shopping area at Pendleton. It is also a major bus interchange.
- "Tracing Some Local Historical Roots". Seedley and Langworthy in Bloom. Retrieved 2008-10-21.