The North West

New Build Homes in the North West

The North West is one of nine official regions of England. It consists of the administrative counties of Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside. The region’s biggest cities are Manchester and Liverpool.

It is home to seven million people and is a fantastic place to call home. At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new homes for sale in the North West across our new build developments.


Manchester named the most liveable UK city in 2021

Eight universities in the North West

Spectacular green spaces, including the Lake District & Peak District.

800 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted

Three major international airports



The North West of England is one of the UK’s most popular regions to live in. With cities including Manchester, Liverpool, Salford, Chester, Lancaster, Preston and Carlisle there’s plenty of choice of where to call home. And across the region, you’ll find much in the way of green open space to enjoy, including the spectacular Peak District and Lake District National Parks.

Education is also extremely well catered for across the North West, with 800 schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. There are also eight major universities including The University of Manchester, Salford University, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Bolton and Lancaster University. 

Culture is a hugely important part of living in the North West, with much of this centred on its cities and larger towns. Liverpool is the home of the Beatles whilst Manchester has its own famous music scene from the ‘80s and ‘90s. Today both cities have many music venues, theatres and art galleries, whilst the likes of Bolton, Chester, Preston and Lancaster also offer much in the way of cultural pursuits.

The North West also has fantastic transport links that connect it to the rest of the UK and the world. The region has three major airports – Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Blackpool Airport – and extensive road and rail networks.

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The North West has an employment rate of 73% and continues to have a strong jobs market. Major employers in the region include BT, PwC, TalkTalk, Co-operative Group, N Brown, Boohoo, The Hut Group, Deloitte and Kellogg’s.

Manchester’s economy is predicted to grow by £1.9bn by the end of 2023, whilst Liverpool’s is expected to increase by 6% in 2022. With a growing jobs market and much in the way of redevelopment across the region, the North West is an extremely attractive place to live.

If you want to call the region home, you’ll find a range of new build homes for sale in the North West with Wain Homes.