Salford Quays guide – what you need to know if you are renting or buying a house


Salford Quays is an exciting corner of the city.
Home to MediaCityUK and the renowned Lowry Theatre, the area offers a bustling business community intertwined with evening entertainment and a thriving restaurant and bar scene.
The Quays were dramatically regenerated following the decline of the shipping industry in the 1980s and now offers an abundance of residential properties including waterfront apartments.
There's plenty to do and is home to attractions such as Imperial War Museum North and the Lowry Outlet Mall.
And there's also a cinema, several gyms and a restaurant owned by a celebrity chef.
If you're thinking of buying or renting in Salford Quays, here's everything you need to know - including the area's property prices, transport links, schools, nearby hospitals and medical practices, food drink options and nearby supermarkets.
Property prices
Buying: Salford Quays has an overall average property price of £176,278.
This average is more expensive than Old Trafford (£150,515) and cheaper than Castlefield (£229,643).
In 2019, Salford Quays properties were sold for prices ranging from £57,950 for a leasehold, new build flat on Merchants Quay to £630,000 for a leasehold flat at The Quays.
Last year's property prices were 5pc down on the previous year.
Renting: Properties up for rent in 2020 have started at £595pcm/£137pw for a first floor studio apartment on Clippers Way and reached costs of £4,745pcm/£1,095pw for a two-bedroom apartment on Waterman Walk.
Source: Manchester Evening Post

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