Ancoats has officially been named the ‘best place to live’ in Manchester according to The Sunday Times’ ‘Best Places To Live’ guide, after stealing the top spot from Trafford town, Altrincham, following a significant surge in popularity over the last five years.
According to The Sunday Times’ official ‘Best Places To Live’ guide for 2023, Manchester neighbourhood, Ancoats, has been named the ‘best place to live’ in Manchester after dethroning Altrincham which has held the top spot for years.
After a surge in popularity over the last five years, Ancoats has become an automatic go-to for those living in Manchester with the neighbourhood having young professionals and students alike desperately searching for apartments in the area, with some even signing tenancies without ever seeing the property.
Home to a wide range of hospitality including Manchester-famous Rudy’s Pizzeria, Elnecot, and The Jane Eyre, as well as the Cutting Room Square that has been named one of the ‘coolest streets in the world’ by Time Out Magazine, it’s no wonder this neighbourhood has topped the list of both the ‘best places to live’ in Manchester and the wish list of those looking to live in Manchester.
Renowned for its wonderful sense of community and being ‘so self-sufficient with its own identity that residents don’t ever need to pop into town for anything’, Ancoats has been considered a hotspot in Manchester long before The Sunday Times acknowledged the neighbourhood. This is in part thanks to its close proximity to everything the city has to offer, including Manchester’s only Michelin-starred restaurant, Mana, and the home of the Hallé orchestra, St Peter’s Church.
“At the heart of the action is Ancoats, a mix of historical mills and warehouses and hundreds of modern new-build blocks, which set the benchmark for hip, urban living.
Not too far away there’s the Manchester Art Gallery, the Whitworth and the John Rylands Research Institute and Library. At the popular Home on Tony Wilson Place, you’ll find the new site of the Cornerhouse cinema and the Library Theatre, plus restaurants and bars.” The Sunday Times.
At Beech Holdings we have dedicated over 22 years of operations to improving Manchester and its residential offering, while also being a champion of Ancoats for nearly a decade, which is why we decided to develop our flagship building, Ancoats Gardens, in the highly coveted neighbourhood.
Featuring 155 luxury apartments with access to a range of on-site amenities, such as a duplex gym, rooftop terrace, and residents’ lounge, Ancoats Gardens is now approaching completion with only a select few units available.
To learn more about how you can invest in Manchester and capitalise on the most popular neighbourhoods in the city, request a call back from our expert team today or call us direct on +44 (0) 161 791 4600 today.