Contact us by phone or email:
0161 952 4703 - Altrincham Campus
0161 886 7012 - Stretford Campus
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0161 952 4703 - Altrincham Campus
0161 886 7012 - Stretford Campus
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Library Locations
Altrincham Campus
Manchester Road,
West Timperley,
WA14 5PQ

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Centre for Science & Technology
Talbot Road,

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Getting Here
Travelling by
The closest bus stop is on Manchester Road (both sides) outside the College. The following services stop there:
263 Manchester - Altrincham
245 Trafford Centre - Stretford - Altrincham
19 Wythenshawe - Sale - Altrincham
X41 Manchester - Withington - Altrincham
Centre for Science & Technology
The closest bus stop is on Chester Road (both sides), 5 minutes walk from College. The following services stop there:
263 Manchester - Altrincham
256 Flixton - Manchester
255 Partington - Manchester
Skills Shop
Located at intu Trafford Centre.

Travelling by
The closest train stations to the College sites are as follows:
Althincham: Navigation Road on the Manchester - Chester line
Centre for Science & Technology: Trafford Park on the Manchester - Liverpool line.

For more information on train services, visit
Travelling by
The nearest Metrolink stations to the College sites are as follows:
Altrincham: Timperley
Centre for Science & Technology: Old Trafford

Metrolink lines run from Bury, Chorlton, Manchester, Eccles, Oldham, Media City UK and Altrincham.

For more information on Metrolink services, visit

Travelling by
Both campuses have free car parking facilities for students. This is offered on a first come, first served basis and is subject to limited availability. The Skills Shop is located at the intu Trafford Centre.

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Tickets & Maps
Scholars Permit
If you are 16 – 18 and in full time education, you may qualify for a Scholars Permit, which allows you to pay the concessionary fare for bus journeys, or reduced fares on train and tram journeys between your home and college. You can get an application form from Customer Services at College, any Greater Manchester Travelshop, or by visiting
Season Tickets
Train, Metrolink and bus operators also offer discounted weekly, monthly, termly and annual season tickets for students. These tickets can be used for multiple journeys at any time and are valid anywhere in Greater Manchester, not just between home and college.

These tickets can be purchased online from the relevant transport operator or at your local Paypoint outlet. Visit for locations.
System One Travelcards can be used on virtually all public transport services in Greater Manchester, regardless of which company runs them. If you are aged 16 - 26 and in full time education, you will need to get a System One student membership card to buy student bus passes.

These Travelcards can be purchased online at or at your local paypoint outlet. Visit for locations.


Library Locations
Trafford College
(Altrincham Campus)

Manchester Road
West Timperley
WA14 5PQ
0161 952 4703
The Centre for Science and Technology
Trafford College
Talbot Road
M32 0XH
0161 886 7012

Trafford College is a leading provider of education and training in Greater Manchester. With a £50m investment in world-class facilities, an innovative approach to learning and exceptional links with some of the UK’s most significant employers, students are given a platform from which they can achieve their full potential.