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Salford Park


Lichfield Road, Nechells, Birmingham, B6 7SS

Plan your journey.

How to get there and parking

The park, home to Aston Reservoir, is situated immediately to the north-east of Birmingham city centre. Vehicle access/egress is from the north-bound carriageway of Lichfield Road (A5127).

There is also a pedestrian entrance on Lichfield Road and also at the west end of the site leading to Aston Hall Road and to the Birmingham Canal Navigations.

Buses 65 and 67 buses stop at the park. Aston railway station is a five-minute walk away.

Parking is available on site.

About the park

Salford Park surrounds Aston Reservoir (also known as Salford Lake, Salford Park Pool or Salford Bridge Reservoir), a nineteenth-century reservoir built by the Birmingham Waterworks Company and formerly used for drinking water extracted from the River Tame.

The reservoir is a popular fishing venue and ideal for bird watching.

Salford Park showing a path through trees
Video introduction

Facilities at the park
  • Fishing - free and allowed all year round (please take all fishing material home; do not leave as litter).
  • Parking
There are no toilets on site.
Points of interest

Close to the park is the Gravelly Hill Interchange (Spaghetti Junction) which is visible on the skyline.

The River Tame flows from the north to the north-eastern corner of the park.

Other features

The park is ideal for bird watching.

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