Manchester City Centre is the central business district of Manchester, making it a popular area for owner occupiers who work in the city centre and investors, as the City Centre offers fantastic shopping, recreational and leisure facilities, over 7 million people live within an hour’s drive of it. The area’s economy is built on mainly retail and services. The City is split into various postcodes with M1 being a very popular one. The M1 postcode comprises the areas below:
Northwest of Piccadilly Gardens and the hub for alternate and bohemian culture in Manchester. Previously was the retail heart of the city until Manchester Arndale opened in the 1970’s. It is an area popular for shops, bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
The transport interchange of the centre with rail, tram and bus services all within 5 minutes walk. Shops, restaurants and bars.
South of Piccadilly Gardens with many oriental restaurants, it retains a far eastern feel since a paifang archway was installed as a gift to the Chinese community in 1987.
Often referred to as the Gay Village which runs along the Rochdale Canal. It contains many bars, clubs and other facilities. Manchester hosts the annual Gay Pride Festival.
Manchester City Centre has 2 theatres, The Palace Theatre and Manchester Opera House. Manchester Art Gallery, Peoples History Museum, Museum of Science & Industry and National Football Museum.
Railway Stations are located at Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate. The Metrolink Stations are: Piccadilly, Piccadilly Gardens, Deansgate, Market Street, Shudehill, St Peters Square and Victoria. There are extensive bus routes from Shudehill Interchange and Piccadilly Gardens bus station and National Express coaches to cities across Great Britain.
If you are looking to buy or sell a property in M1, call Cardwells on 0161 761 1215.