New Build Homes in Macclesfield

Macclesfield is a historic market town in Cheshire and a great place to live. It has a growing population and continues to be popular amongst people looking to move to Cheshire and the North West.

The town has a population of around 54,000 people, fantastic transport links and great scenery surrounding it. If you want to move to Macclesfield, you’ll find a range of new homes in Macclesfield at Wain Homes.

Macclesfield was voted as one of the happiest places to live in the UK

There are four schools in Macclesfield rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted

Fantastic transport links with Manchester nearby and London further afield

Plenty of green spaces, including the Peak District National Park

Manchester Airport is close by



It’s easy to see why more and more people are choosing to call Macclesfield home. In fact, in 2022 Macclesfield was named in the top 15 happiest places to live in the UK according to Rightmove.

The town itself is picturesque with cobbled streets and its famous steps leading up to the town centre. Residents of Macclesfield also enjoy a range of independent shops, restaurants and bars in and around the town, including the Picturedrome indoor market  - home to some of the best independent eateries in the area. Macclesfield also has a thriving culture scene, brimming with creative ideas and artistic energy. It was once famous as the home of Joy Division and today it boasts plenty of smaller venues and independent cultural offerings.

Families with school age children will be pleased to know that Macclesfield has four schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted and 19 schools rated as “Good”. Those with “Outstanding” status include All Hallows Catholic College, Ash Grove Academy, St Alban’s Catholic Primary School and Rainow Primary School. The King’s School is also a renowned independent school for both primary and secondary education.

If you like to get out and explore nature, you won’t be disappointed with what Macclesfield has to offer. The town is located at the foothills of the Pennines and is surrounded by stunning countryside. Particular highlights include the Peak District National Park, Macclesfield Forest and Tegg’s Nose Country Park. 

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Macclesfield is blessed with fantastic transport links. Manchester city centre is just 16 miles away and can be reached in less than 25 minutes on the train. Direct services also run from Macclesfield train station to London Euston and will have you in the capital in around two hours. Manchester Airport is also just a half an hour drive away from Macclesfield.

If you want to call Macclesfield home, you’ll find a selection of new build homes in Macclesfield for sale across our new build developments in and around the area.