The candidates have been announced as nominations to enter the election closed at 4pm on Friday 31 August.
The candidates are:
Helen Alker - Green Party
Andrew Darlington - The Conservative Party Candidate
Caroline Stephanie Dean - Women’s Equality Party
Keith Hallam - UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Mike McCusker - Labour Party
Jake Overend - Liberal Democrats
The by-election was called to find a replacement for Councillor Peter Wheeler who has resigned.
Residents in the Eccles ward now have until Tuesday 11 September to register to vote if they have not already done so. The quickest way to register is to visit www.gov.uk/registertovote
Polling stations in the ward will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 27 September, the day of the election.
For further information please visit: https://www.salford.gov.uk/your-council/elections-and-voting/elections/future-elections/