Your Move Shaw Local Area Guide

How is the Shaw property market performing?

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Average property price in Shaw

Last 5 years
Based on the Land Registry data for properties sold within the postcodes that Your Move Shaw covers.
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Average rental price in Shaw

Last 12 months
Based on the advertised rental prices for properties to rent by Your Move Shaw in the last 12 months from today's date.

Why move to Shaw?

Shaw lies on the River Beal at the foothills of the South Pennines, north of Oldham, southeast of Rochdale, to the northeast of the city of Manchester. Shaw benefits from easy access to the open countryside of Crompton Moor with its stunning waterfall and Grains Bar which lead to the villages of Denshaw and Delph.



Shaw and the surrounding areas offer a high class education with Crompton House School, Oldham Hulme Grammer School, Blue Coats School. Many people who buy their first property in Shaw do tend to stay in the area upsizing to a more suitable property for their growing families.

In and around Shaw there are many things to keep people of all ages entertained, from local parks including Dunwood Park, Crompton Park and Jubilee Gardens, Crompton Cricket Club located just off Glebe Street and Play House 2 Theatre which is home to the Crompton Stage Society. Stretching out of Shaw into Royton is Tandle Hills Country Park popular with walkers and families enjoying a day out.


Transport and commuting

Shaw is popular with residents commuting into Manchester via the Metro Link which is positioned on Beal Lane a 5 minute walk from the town centre. Although there are no direct motorway links into the town centre both the M60 and M62 motorways are easily accessible providing access to all major cities in the north west.


Retail and hospitality

Shaw offers a variety of shops and cafes ranging from the local grocers to the large Asda supermarket located on Eastway and Tesco Express on Market Street. Also lining Market Street are banks, a dentist, opticians, beauty salons, individual clothes shops, physio, small sandwich shops popular with locals and visitors to the area and also the local market held every Thursday where shoppers can purchase many items from fresh fruit and veg to plants and clothing. Located in the centre of Shaw is the Shay Wake a popular bar that serves food until 11pm. As well as the Shay Wake, Shaw offers a variety of pubs, restaurants and take aways.



Oldham also has many sports teams, the most popular being Oldham Athletic Football Club who play their home games at Boundary Park and Oldham Roughyeds Rugby League Club who play from Whitebank.