The modern Parish of Henbury lies on the outskirts of Macclesfield, separated from it by a region of Green Belt. The 1,400 acres are mostly given over to agriculture, and at the geographic centre lies Henbury Hall, a modern (1986) country house built in the Palladian style with carefully landscaped gardens, park and polo field.

The village of about 250 dwellings is located to the north of the A537.  The picturesque 19th Century St Thomas’ Church on the north side of the main road has a Church Hall (built 1979) that plays a central part in community life, the venue for many activities and functions, some of which are organized by local members of ‘The Henbury Society’ and the ‘Henbury Events Committee’.


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Henbury Millennium Green Trust

Registered Charity Number 1072953




Appeal for Volunteers to Help with Preparation and Running of the

Annual Bonfire and Firework Display Saturday 5th November 2016


Most people love the Bonfire & Fireworks and each year it usually raises enough money to cover the annual maintenance cost of the Green. But it does so only with the help of volunteers who give their time to make it such an enjoyable event. If you can help with any of the tasks listed here do please come along or contact Roger Cousin on 01625 610059 or roger.cousinhenbury@tiscali.co.uk

Sat Oct 8th 10.00- 13.00. On The GREEN

Thinning & coppicing in the woodland and transporting the cut wood to the bonfire site. Come in some working clothes, stout footwear and gardening gloves.

Mon Oct 31st or Tues Nov 1st depending on the weather. On the GREEN 10.00

Building the bonfire. Come in some working clothes, stout footwear and gardening gloves.

Sat morning Nov 5th. From 9.00

Setting up safety barriers, first aid section, lighting, bringing equipment from the Church Hall,

Sat afternoon Nov 5th. From 14.00

Setting up the catering arrangements and preparing mulled wine. Setting out and securing the fireworks. Setting up the access gates

Sat evening Nov 5th From 16.30



Sat Evening Nov 5th from 19.00


Sunday Nov 6th from 09.00


Briefing marshals , manning the gates and collecting payment, maintaining safety of visitors, patrolling barriers, lighting and maintaining the fire, serving mulled wine & soft drinks .


Clearing the site of equipment and litter and making it secure overnight



Final clear up , removing firework cases, barrier and returning equipment to storage. Making residual fire safe.




Henbury Society News


Henbury Society has commissioned a number of 'Occasional Notes' which give a fascinating insight into the life of Henbury Village. Please click on the link below to see what publications are available and how you can acquire those that may interest you.


Occasional Notes


Please click on the link below to see the minutes of the Henbury Society Committee meeting held on 11th June 2014.


Minutes of meeting

Green Guides Up-dates

David Walker has kindly up-dated two of the Green Guides to the Millennium Green. Please click on the links below:


Green Guide to Wild Flowers


Green Guide to Trees

Millennium Green Trust Newsletters

Please find below the Newsletters from the Millennium Green Trust for Summer and Autumn 2013


Summer 2013


Autumn 2013


Winter 2013

Environmental Report 2012/2013

Simon Browne our local Tree Warden has provided an update on the work undertaken by Henbury residents on the Henbury Parish Council Environmental Project. Please click here to view the reports.