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Greater Manchester, for living

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For a great quality of life, all roads lead to Greater Manchester.

For a second year Manchester was named by The Economist Intelligence Unit in 2016 among the world’s 50 most liveable cities ahead of global capital cities London, New York and Rome.

As the Stone Roses’ Ian Brown said ‘Manchester has everything except a beach’ – but even then you don’t have to drive too far to find one, with the seaside just an hour away.

You’ll find it cheaper to live here too – house prices are significantly more affordable than in the south, while even parking in the heart of Manchester is half the price of the Capital.


Liveable City

House Prices

It’s well known that you get more for your money in the North, with house prices at 60% less than London – your dream house is completely affordable.


Urban City Centre

Urban Living

Manchester is one of ten boroughs which, after 20 years of dramatic growth and economic regeneration, has created a diverse, urban city centre, with exciting neighbourhoods such as The Northern Quarter and Spinningfields.




We have great schools – Manchester Grammar School is one of the UK’s leading independents, while Altrincham Grammar School for Girls is in the top 40 best state schools in England.




Huge investment in the city’s Metrolink tram network means great access across the city region. Despite this, transportation in London is 86% more expensive than in Greater Manchester.


Salford Quays

Salford Quays

The BBC’s relocation to Salford Quays just outside Manchester, has been a massive catalyst for investment, meaning that unloved docklands have been replaced by shining studios, gleaming office blocks, hotels, boutique shops and independent restaurants.




Case study – Dr Matthew Davenport

Dr Matthew Davenport, a 35-year old Emergency Medicine Consultant has swapped his basement flat for biking after relocating to The Peak District from Blackheath, London, 18 months ago…

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Elen Williams
Assistant Director HR & Workforce
Tel: 0161 625 7453



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