What it is like to live in the tranquil area of Castlefield

Castlefield is one of the most sought after areas in Manchester, due to it being located within close proximity to the luxurious and happening Deansgate.

Yet its peaceful tranquil and green which attracts thousands to live there.

It is an inner city conservation area of Manchester bounded by the River Irwell, Quay Street, Deansgate and Chester Road. It was the terminus of the Bridgewater Canal, which was the world’s first industrial canal, built in 1764.
Castlefield is the home to landmarks such as the Granada Television Studios and the now re opened Granada Television Tour (Where you can look around the Coronation street set). It is also the perfect place for people to visit to drink and eat at the likes of Dukes 92, Alberts Shed, Choice Bar & Restaurant and Lava Bar, all of which are located within the Castlefield basin and many with water views. Dukes 92 is one of the perfect places for hundreds of people to flock to on a lovely summer’s day in Manchester. Where you can enjoy a drink in the sun by the water or eat from the sumptuous huge outdoor BBQ where the chef will cook your steak to your liking before your eyes.

The plans for Castlefield in terms of the area have always been to keep it more relaxing and green than the City Centre and this reflects within the developments planned and currently under construction. One developer in particular, currently has 3 projects based in Castlefield which comprise of One Ellesmere Street, The Roof Gardens and Sky Gardens. All of which are set to be some of the most luxurious developments to live in, with 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and townhouses. The plan is to create a community within the City and attract families back to the city!

The current rental prices for the area for a 1 bed are around £800-£850pcm and for a 2 bed around £975pcm. The sales in the area for a 1 bed currently are around £180000 and for a 2 bed we are currently looking at an average price of around £285000.