Connectivity is everything and as the UK’s third largest Airport, Manchester Airport connects with over 200 cities. 60 trains travel from Manchester to London every day, plus strong motorway connections with Liverpool, Birmingham, Leeds and the rest of the U.K ensure Manchester continues to be a key connection in the North West.
Manchester was voted the “Most Liveable City in the UK” (The Economist Unit, 2019) It has over 100,000 students attending its four Universities. It is home to over 2000 foreign owned companies making it the most invested city outside London in the past decade.
Manchester Metro link is a tram / rail system that has seven lines and connects the City centre to Manchester Airport, Altrincham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Bury, East Didsbury, Eccles, Media City and Rochdale. The trams have free superfast WI-FI and helps reduce traffic from the road network. Manchester even has its own free Metro shuttle connecting main train stations and the city centre.
Manchester population is 2.8 million and this is projected to rise 17.6% from 2019 to 2030
The 10 metropolitan boroughs of Greater Manchester make up the largest city region economy outside London with a gross value added (GVA) of 62.8 billion
The visitor economy added an additional £8.4 billion to the Greater Manchester economy in 2017 with £904 million coming from Conference and Business Events in 2018
In 2017 there were 23,590 new businesses created in Greater Manchester
DeTrafford’s developments in Castlefield have over 1500 apartments, duplexes, triplexes and townhouses which will be completed over the next 1-4 years. We are creating communities who can enjoy their homes and the local amenities. The award-winning Roof Gardens has 71 apartments & town houses and this will be followed by Sky Gardens, City Gardens and St George’s Gardens which will add an additional 413, one, two and three bed apartments.
Following this Gallery Gardens and Courtyard Gardens will complete the DeTrafford masterplan with residents having access to each development’s roof top garden space. No1 Castlefield which is just 4 minutes from Cornbrook Tram Stop and adjacent to the Bridgewater Canal will add a further 419 one, two, three bed apartments, townhouses and penthouses. Transition which is just 10 minute’s walk from Castlefield will add an additional 399 homes.
Sky Gardens is Phase 2 in our Castlefield masterplan. This 13-storey development will have 166 homes, comprising of 6 one bed and 7 two bed standard apartments, 48 one bed and 88 two bed duplex apartments and 13 triplex apartments. There is a rooftop garden, residents lounge, basement parking and concierge services.
This unique location for St George’s Gardens overlooks the Grade II listed church offering the 138 homes a magnificent setting. There are 46 one bed and 91 two bed apartments, over 11 floors all with access to a rooftop garden area. St George’s Gardens is Phase 4in our Castlefield masterplan.
This highly accessible development offers 419 homes including 139 one bed, 245 two bed and 35 three bed apartments including some roof top houses. Residents will have access to a rooftop garden and concierge facilities.
Transition is a development of three towers with 32, 26 and 18 floors offering a total of 399 homes. These include 132 one bed, 240 two bed and 14 three bed apartments. In addition, there are 13 townhouses creating a local neighbourhood look and feel at street level. Designed by award winning Simpson Hough Architects.
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