New Homes in Manchester
A vibrant city in the North West with a thriving property market, Manchester is the central hub of Greater Manchester. With places like Bolton and Rochdale nearby, new homes in Manchester are only an hour’s drive from both Leeds and Liverpool along the M62.
Whether you’re interested in the shopping, the nightlife or the football, there are countless cultural attractions to explore, including Manchester Museum, the Lowry, and Manchester Art Gallery. Relax in Heaton Park, dine out in Chinatown and take the kids to the Science and Industry Museum with its interactive displays, when you choose one of our developments near Manchester below.
Living in Manchester
As one of the most exciting, spirited cities you’ll find anywhere in the UK and beyond, you can look forward to a wonderful way of life when you buy a new home in Manchester. Especially if you kick things off with some extra support in the form of the Government-backed Help to Buy scheme, which could make your dream home in Manchester a lot more affordable than you imagined.
Things to see and do in Manchester
The city centre is packed with top cultural attractions such as Manchester Art Gallery and Manchester Museum, while the Natural Football Museum is one for the sports buffs. On that note, one of the city’s main attractions is the iconic Old Trafford football stadium, home to Premier League giants Manchester United.
Football plays a big part in the city’s culture, along with hotpots like the Lowry Centre, the Gay Village and popular areas such as the Northern Quarter and Spinningfields. Go for a stroll along Salford Quays or through Fletcher Moss, take the kids to the brilliant Science and Industry Museum, and enjoy an adults-only night out as you sample Manchester’s top-notch dining and bar scenes.
The city also boasts an array of first-rate schools you’d be more than happy to send your children to. The Trafford area to the south of the city centre is packed with great primaries such as Seymour Park Community Primary in Old Trafford and Altrincham’s St Vincent’s Catholic Primary, while St Wilfrid’s RC Primary School is a strong option in the Hulme catchment area.
Top secondary schools in the area include Altrincham’s two eponymous grammar schools for girls and boys, which rank among the best you’ll find anywhere in the North West. Both are in Ofsted’s outstanding bracket, while Manchester Grammar School and Withington Girls’ School are two of the region’s best independents.
Transport links in Manchester
Manchester has all the transport links you’d expect of a leading British city. There’s a comprehensive bus network that stretches from the city centre right across Greater Manchester, while the Metrolink tram system provides a high-speed way to get into town from an ever-increasing selection of places on the outskirts.
The city’s busy Victoria and Piccadilly train stations offer a huge selection of regional and national services, while Manchester Airport is one of the busiest in the UK. Manchester also offers excellent access to the M56, M61, M62 and M66 motorways, while the M60 ring road circles around the city to conveniently connect different parts of the local area.
The Manchester property market
As well as the city centre living on offer predominantly through 1 and 2 bedroom apartments, Manchester also has a great collection of inner and outer suburbs which all deliver their own different characters suited to different tastes.
Whether you want to be in the heart of the action or enjoy more space in outer spots such as Wilmslow and Macclesfield - where you can find everything from affordable 2 bed semis to large 4 bed detached homes - don’t miss our range of latest offers. Designed to help you get moving, schemes such as our Movemaker and Part Exchange arrangement have proven extremely popular, so catch them while you can.
Help to Buy Manchester
In Manchester you can take advantage of Help to Buy North West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.