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Prestwich Property News

Posted: 29th April 2020

There is a growing number of restaurants and bars in Prestwich, and the area is becoming known for a modern, stylish vibe. A dozen new bars, restaurants, and cafes on the main Bury New Road are taking the once tired-looking centre rapidly upmarket.

There are some beautiful parks in Prestwich, not to mention the schools, and growing number of independent retailers selling high quality produce.

A £2m scheme to redevelop Prestwich high street has just been completed to give the high street a fabulous face lift.

Prestwich’s combination of good schools and housing, mixed with fantastic transport links and numerous parks, it is the ideal setting to raise a family.

Home to a range of large Edwardian properties, Glebelands Road, Castlehill Road, Danesway, Barnhill Road and Poppythorn Lane are also amongst the higher priced pads in Prestwich.

Elbow star and local celebrity, Guy Garvey, spent many years living in this area – on Guest Road, so if you are a fan of his music, this could be right up your street.

For families on a budget, Polefield Grove has properties for sale in the range of £100,000-£120,000, however Gardner Road and Heaton Street are also a little cheaper and right beside the local parks.

With an overall average price of £220,754, Prestwich is similar in terms of price to nearby Whitefield, but significantly more expensive than nearby Crumpsall and Cheetham Hill.

If you have children, you won’t have to worry about finding a good school as there are many to choose from in and surrounding Prestwich.
There are numerous family friendly parks: Heaton Park, St Mary’s Park, Philips Park and the beautiful Clowes Park.

There are many local groups and things to do, from parent and toddler groups, buggy/sling friendly walks. The area has everything.

Annual family events also take place in Prestwich, there’s Clough Day in May and the Prestwich Carnival in July.

Prestwich benefits from close proximity to the M60, M62 and M66 which gives access for commuters across the region, as well as Bury New Road direct to Manchester city centre. There is also a Metrolink station in the town centre with regular services. It can take just 10-15 minutes to the City Centre.

Numerous bus services including the 135, 97 and 98 also run down Bury New Road through to Manchester City Centre.

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