Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Radcliffe in the last 12 months from today's date.
Why move to Radcliffe?
Radcliffe is a small market town in North Manchester situated on the Bury Metrolink line, giving easy access to Bury, Manchester and surrounding areas. Whitefield was once a farming then mill town but is now a thriving cosmopolitan town with some of the best property and restaurants in North Manchester. There is a canal and old railway line which allow for miles of quiet country walks and a bustling town centre with shops, banks, pubs and restaurants. The M60, M66, M62 and M61 motorways are all within 3 miles, making it ideal for those looking to commute.
History and culture
Radcliffe was known for its mining and then its paper mills. The town's most famous 'son' is film director Danny Boyle, most famous for Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire and also orchestrating the London 2012 Olympic opening and closing ceremonies. Whitefield was originally a farming town, later becoming a mill town then a bustling multicultural residential area. The band 'James' originates from Whitefield and there are a number of footballers and actors who have property in the area.
With Radcliffe and Whitefield having such a diverse style of property it attracts all kinds of buyers from those looking for their first home through families and also retired residents. There are 10 primary schools in Radcliffe and one secondary school making it an ideal place to live for those with young families.
Radcliffe is a mainly residential town with a mixture of properties. There are a lot of Victorian terraced houses covering the 5 main roads. The Cams Lane and Moss Shaw Way estates are mainly 1960/70 semi-detached properties while there are also a number of estates that have been built since 1990 which have 2 and 3 bed semi-detached and 3 and 4 bedroom detached properties.
Retail and hospitality
There is a diverse selection of restaurants and cafes with Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Indian and Cantonese cuisine on offer as well as traditional English dining. There are several supermarkets including Asda, Morrisons and Aldi as well as local butchers. The two towns have a number of other shops and boutiques ranging from children's clothes shops and bridal shops to chocolatiers and bike shops as well as hairdressers and beauty salons. There are also a number of banks available.
With Metrolink stations in Radcliffe and Whitefield town centres and regular buses, Bury and Manchester are only a short trip. There are several parks for all activities including childrens play areas, bowls, tennis and dog walking at Close Park, Coronation Park, Whitefield Park and Hamilton Road Park.