Located within Greater Manchester, the city of Manchester has a population of over 2 million and is the second largest city by urban area in the UK. With a rich industrial history, Manchester is famed for its cultural and sporting heritage and has been voted the most liveable city in Britain.
Today it has a thriving economy based around financial services, fashion and the creative and media industries. And with two world-renowned football teams, top universities and many “Outstanding” schools, it’s a fantastic place to call home. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in Manchester.
Manchester named the most liveable UK city in 2021
Two major universities in the city centre
55 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
The city is rich in culture, with theatres, art galleries & music venues
Three major international airports
Manchester’s economy is predicted to grow by £1.9bn by 2024
Fantastic transport links via the Metrolink, road, rail and air
WHY MANCHESTER IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
It’s no surprise that more and more families are choosing to call Manchester home. In 2021, the city was named the most liveable city in the UK by the Economist’s Global Liveability Index.
And there are so many things that continue to attract new residents to Manchester. There are 55 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted in Manchester including Manley Park Primary School, Mount Carmel RC Primary School, Loreto College and Ravensbury Community School. The city is also home to the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University, whilst Salford University and University Academy 92 are close by.
Manchester is packed with culture and offers an extremely vibrant entertainment scene. The Palace Theatre, Royal Exchange, Manchester Opera House and Home cater to culture lovers, whilst the City Art Gallery and Whitworth Art Gallery are two of the UK’s top art galleries. Families with younger children will also love the Manchester Museum and the Museum of Science and Industry. Manchester is also home to two of the Premier League’s top and most famous clubs – Manchester City and Manchester United. And the food and drink scene is buoyed by two Michelin star restaurants - Mana in Ancoats and Where the Light Gets In in Stockport.
The city also has excellent transport links, including the Metrolink (which connects the city centre with the rest of Greater Manchester), four railway stations and the third busiest airport in the UK. The M60 motorway runs around the city and connects to the M62, M56, M602, M61, M66 and M67.
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Manchester is often described as a Northern Powerhouse, and it’s easy to see why. The North West city has a cultural scene to match that of London and its economy continues to grow. In fact, Manchester’s economy is predicted to grow by £1.9bn by the end of 2023.
A range of major companies are based in the city including Co-operative Group, N Brown, Boohoo, The Hut Group, Deloitte and Kellogg’s. The city centre continues to be rapidly transformed with many major redevelopment projects ongoing. This includes a £33million investment in Ancoats – one of the top up-and-coming areas in the UK.
If you want to call Manchester home, we have a range of new properties for sale in Manchester in our new build developments.
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