To supply you with everyday needs there are many local shopping areas across the Willow Park neighbourhoods, they include:
- Peel Hall shops
- Hollyhedge Road shops
- Portway shopping parade
- Gladeside shops
- Minsterley Parade shops
Wythenshawe town centre
There is a large shopping centre – the Civic – in Wythenshawe town centre. It has a large superstore, free parking, food shops, high street clothing stores, banks and much more. There is also an indoor and outdoor market.
For the latest up to date information about the town centre see the Town Centre website.
The Wythenshawe Forum is next to the shops. It has a library, learning centre, swimming pool, leisure/gym facilities and a large function room. The nearest NHS centre is at the Wythenshawe Forum.
Advice and help
Wythenshawe also has:
- Citizens Advice Bureau
- Job Centre Plus
- Manchester Credit Union Shop
- Mike Kane MP for Wythenshawe surgery
There are several Post Offices in the Willow Park area, their services include:
- Rent payments
- Sending letters and parcels
- Postage stamps
- Driving licences
- Benefit payments
- State pension
There are good transport links around Wythenshawe, with regular buses and a good local taxi service. You can plan your local bus journeys online or phone Traveline on 0871 200 2233 for bus times and local information. There are free bus timetables and maps available at the Greater Manchester Public Transport Executive (GMPTE) Travel Shop in Wythenshawe Bus Station.
The railway station at Manchester Airport can take you to Manchester City Centre which is joined to the national rail network. You can information about train routes and times from National Rail Enquiries website or ring 08457 484 950.
In the future the Metro Rail link might be extended from South Manchester through Wythenshawe to Manchester Airport.