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Thinking of moving to Manchester? Whether you’re starting a family, planning an investment or beginning higher education, here is what Manchester has to offer.

House Prices 🏠

Property Investment (Image: Multiple Houses) 🏠 🏠

  • The city region has one of the largest student populations in the UK, potentially making Manchester an ideal place to invest in student lets
  • Central Manchester has a number of affordable flats, great if you want to let to singles and professionals in the area
  • The most prevalent age group in the area are those aged 25-44 with 35% of the population living alone – therefore, flats and starter homes could be great for savvy investors.

Economy ££

  • The economy of Manchester is amongst the largest in England, and Greater Manchester is home to more multi-millionaires than anywhere outside London
  • The city is also a key location for many foreign owned companies and headquarters, and almost half of the Northwest's Top 500 businesses
  • It is the 51st best city in the world to live in according to the Economist Intelligence Unit in 2012, in a study which looked at crime levels, education, health care, culture and infrastructure.

Location and Transport 🚌

Education 🎓

  • There are four universities - Manchester University, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Salford and the University of Bolton
  • Primary and Secondary schools include C of E, Roman Catholic and several Muslim and Jewish establishments
  • Manchester also has a law school.

Environment 🌷

Manchester is a major city in the northwest of England and has a rich industrial heritage as well as museums, great nightspots and some beautiful parks and country walks. Highlights include:

  • The Castlefield Conservation Area’s 18th-century canal system
  • The revitalised Salford Quays dockyards
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
  • Manchester United and Manchester City Football clubs.

Trivia 🎬

Did you know …

  • ‘Matchstick Men’ painter LS Lowry (1887-1976) is buried in Manchester?
  • Manchester is the only place in the world where you can obtain a degree in ‘Mummy Studies’?
  • The 2004 remake of the film 'Alfie' was based in New York but some of the outside scenes were filmed in Manchester?

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