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Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has a personality of its own, and homeowners of all kinds are proud to call home. This metropolitan county wears its heart on its sleeve, bursting with lively, diverse communities and varying landscapes for you to make the most of.

New builds in Greater Manchester

The location of your new home has a significant impact on your quality of life, and Greater Manchester will only add to your experience. Immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Manchester, enjoy the football games at Old Trafford, or settle in a quieter town outside the city.

As one of the UK’s largest cities, Greater Manchester has grown into a hive of opportunities, from booming sectors to a thriving social scene. Buying a home here means immersing yourself in its vibrant atmosphere, making the most of the hustle and bustle while also having access to beautiful landscapes that offer respite whenever you need it.

Our locations in Greater Manchester

Living in Greater Manchester

Culture and amenities

Buying a home in Greater Manchester means living in a location that’s centred around its people. With a mix of activities and amenities that cater to everyone, you’ll feel right at home in no time.

Greater Manchester has helped shape British culture. In its history you’ll find music giants like Oasis and Take That, the homes of football teams Manchester United and Manchester City, plus the world’s first English-speaking library. Many cultural shifts have their roots in Greater Manchester, so why not plant yours there too?

Salford, known as The Media City, has a rich arts and culture scene whereas Weighton is close to Rivington Pike, one of the most beautiful viewpoints of North West England. Greater Manchester is also well connected to Lancashire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire, all of which provide fantastic days out for when the family come to visit your home.

And if you want to travel further afield, Manchester has its own airport and a vast train network. This makes it easier to visit loved ones and plan some memorable holidays, knowing you have a stunning Persimmon new build to come back to.

You’ll also enjoy great shopping experiences. From the renowned Trafford Centre and Northern Courter to sampling the sizzling street food in Manchester Arndale, you’re certainly spoilt for choice.

Careers and education

Greater Manchester is a great location for students, with a variety of schools and colleges to choose from. With over 1,000 schools and nurseries and 4 universities, families can buy a new build in the county knowing their children will receive a quality education.

And for post-schooling, adults of all ages can level up their careers in a variety of sectors. There are plenty of opportunities throughout the county, especially in the creative, digital and tech sectors, as well as the financial and medical industries. Ancoats and New Islington are particularly popular with young professionals looking to live in Greater Manchester.

If that’s not enough, it’s also easy to commute to the rest of the North West, providing even more opportunity. And, if there are times when you need to get to London, there’s a 2-hour train from Manchester to the capital. This means that a new build in Greater Manchester doesn’t limit you to the north. In fact, buying a new build here strengthens your connection to the wider UK.

New housing developments in Greater Manchester

The North West is buzzing with rich culture and activities for all the family, nestled amongst some of the UK’s most breathtaking landscapes. Greater Manchester is just one part of this picture. With an offering of box industrial and rural areas, thriving communities and excellent career opportunities, it’s the perfect location for your new home. Browse our selection of new builds above, or contact one of our offices and we’ll help you find your dream house.