Usually used as a rat-run for Manchester United traffic, the road was officially closed from 9am - 9pm for a street party.
Residents spent time getting to know neighbours with a Chequers Road quiz including questions about residents links to the Hacienda and how many sound studios were located on the street.
Lisa Raynes said 'My daughter has been cycling up and down the street all day. This is what it would be like if we lived in a suburbian cul-de-sac. It would be great to reclaim the road again. How do we turn Chequers Road into a home zone or do we look at Alley Gates?'