Open Data and Transparency

Open Data and Transparency

This page lists Open Data and Transparency website pages across Greater Manchester.

Information on Open Data

Open Data Bolton is the place for the public, researchers and developers to access, analyse and share information about the borough. All data may be viewed, re-used and downloaded under an OGL Licence; you can access the datasets through the main catalogue or by the categories below. Open Data Bolton can be used to create and post your own visualisations and maps. Open data available via the site covers areas such as children, schools and families, business and economy, planning, transport, finance, leisure and housing.

Welcome to Open Data

Open Data Bolton allows you to suggest new datasets to release, provides access to data and maps, and provides links to other organisations and websites such as those of Open Data Manchester, Data Mill North and the Open Data Institute.

Local Government Transparency Code

Bury Council's webpage provides links to all data released by the council under the Transparency Code, including expenditure, salaries, land and assets owned by the Council, organisational structure, accounts, the gender pay gap, and trade union facility time.

Copyright and re-use of materials

This webpage explains the Council's approach to copyright, as well as how to access and request data and information from the Council.

What is Open Data?

Manchester City Council's website explains what Open Data is, and how to access or obtain open data from the Council.

Open Data

Manchester City Council's open data webpage provides access to all the Council's open data, including data released under the Transparency Code and their SPATIAL and INSPIRE portal.

Open Data Policy

Manchester City Council's Open Data policy.

Open Data

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council's open data page provides links to datasets, terms and licensing, and the Transparency Code.

About Open Data

Rochdale Borough Council's open data page provides a link to access data and information from the council, the terms of using this data, and a summary of what data is published by the Council.

Local Government Transparency Code

Salford City Council's open data released under the Transparency Code, including expenditure, salaries, structure and parking accounts detail.

The Big Stockport Picture

The Big Stockport Picture is Stockport's open data portal. On this website you can find data published by organisations from across the Borough, all to help with local transparency, aid collaboration and to build products/services that benefit Stockport citizens.


Stockport Council's open data for transparency about the Council, including spending, organisational structures and land and assets.

Open Data Tameside

Open Data Tameside provides a full list of data released under the Open Government Licence, including links to sources of the data.

Transparency in Local Government

Tameside Council's transparency information, including expenditure, pay, and land and assets data.

Open Data

Trafford Council's main open data page provides links to information such as Invitations to Tender, waste contracts, grants, parking, and business rates.

Wigan Council Open Data

Wigan Council's open data portal provides a search function to find open data from the council, covering thematic areas such as housing, education and environment.

Open Data

Wigan Council provides some detailed information on how the council operates, including elections results, fraud, and brownfield land in the borough.

Transparency and open data

TfGM provide a range of open data about their services, including salaries, parking spaces, expenditure, and land and property assets.

Publication Scheme

GMFRS' publication scheme provides information about how the organisation works, policies and procedures, and expenditure.

Stats and data

Greater Manchester Police provides stats and data to help you see what they are doing to combat crime.