Part of the Radcliffe Metrolink car park has been closed for "essential works" to be carried out.

From today, Monday, January 8, works will be taking place for eight weeks, resulting in a number of spaces on the car park being temporarily unavailable.

The work involves changes being made to the fire alarm system onsite, which means access to the ceilings are required in stages, resulting in some spaces being taken up.

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People are advised to use the car park at Whitefield in the meantime.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester's the Bee Network said: “From Monday, January 8 for eight weeks, essential works will take place at Radcliffe Park and Ride.

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“As a result, a number of spaces will be temporarily unavailable.

"Alternative parking is available at Whitefield Park and Ride.”