Meriton Road Park, Handforth

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  • Course Status

  • NB.  Most of the control sites are marked with either a painted sign on a bench, or a small 4-inch mini-plaque nailed to a tree or stuck to a metal post.
  • Extensions to mini-railway may need to be mapped when complete.
  • Last checked October 2017.  The course is in poor condition:
    D and K are missing.
    Z has fallen off and will soon go missing
    P is shredded
    T is behind a foot of hawthorn hedge
  • Map: Gym equipment near D has gone. Fenced area near S/F is now tarmac with gym equipment. New fence and `station` under construction near F.
  • Orienteering map details

  • A4 Landscape, Scale 1:2000. Last updated 2015.
  • Start/Finish

  • The Start is an unmarked noticeboard close by the park entrance from the shopping centre car park.

    Map detail showing park entrances and Start/Finish

    Meriton Start

    Noticeboard which is Meriton Road Park Start/Finish

  • How to get a map

  • Meriton Road Park, Handforth waterproof print£0.50

  • Meriton Road Park, Handforth PDF£0.50

  • On Sunday and Wednesday afternoons maps available at the Park Pavilion.
    All week from Woods Papershop at 123 Wilmslow Road on the west side of B5358 opposite Royal Bank of Scotland.
  • Or buy any map from Get a Map
  • Or order any map by post by downloading the Map order form
  • Park Facilities

  • None
  • Directions

  • Park (time limits apply) behind the Paddock Shopping Centre which is on the west side of the B5358 Wilmslow Road in the centre of Handforth, between Meriton Road and Grangeway. Enter the Park from the south west corner of the parking area.
  • OS Grid Reference: SJ855837   Post Code:  SK9 3HB
  • Course Maintenance

  • Maintained by Friends of Meriton Road Park.
  • Postwatchers, please click here to submit your report.