Open the door to a real community
Open a door to the city
Middlewood Locks is located where the two great cities of Manchester and Salford meet. Both have unique personalities and a remarkable range of things to see and do.
Manchester, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, is cool to the core, whilst it's neighbour Salford has a proud heritage and an exciting future.
Welcome to the powerhouse empowering people
Welcome to the region empowering business
Greater Manchester is one of the UK’s most exciting places; a region taking control of its destiny and building on a past of innovation and radical thinking. Manchester and Salford are cities for the future.
- There are 1.4-million people working in Greater Manchester in around 105,000 businesses
- A £51-billion economy
- A population of 2.8-million people
- Predicted to grow to almost 3-million by 2031
A long walk by the canal
A short walk from the action
Centred around three canal basins, Middlewood Locks is a peaceful neighbourhood where you can relax and take a stroll along beautiful waterways. It will offer a rare quality of life for residents who want city living with a difference.
You’ll also be based at the gateway to Spinningfields, the premier business district of Manchester, with access to many bars, businesses, restaurants, shops and world-class cultural experiences.
Cosmopolitan by day
Cosmopolitans at night
Manchester and Salford offer an amazing array of bars and restaurants. From cocktails to fine dining, there’s something for everyone, on your doorstep.
It’s also a region that attracts visitors from around the world. We pride ourselves on our diversity and everyone feels at home here.
- Named by the Lonely Planet as one of its Top Ten Cities to Visit in 2016
- Over 70 curry houses
- The most linguistically diverse city in Western Europe
- The largest Chinatown in the UK
- The UK’s leading Gay Pride event
Central to the region
Central to the future
Middlewood Locks is situated next to Salford Central station and Manchester’s other nearby main rail stations, with direct services to Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester Airport, Chester, Newcastle, York and Warrington.
Fly around the world
Keep your feet on the ground
With Manchester International Airport less than 10-miles from Middlewood Locks, global travel couldn’t be easier.
For more local destinations, pedestrian links will be created through the opening of the rail arches and new bridges over the River Irwell.
- Largest Airport outside London
- More than 100 airlines
- Over 22 million passengers every year
- Direct flights to 220 destinations
- More UK and Ireland routes than any other UK airport
Get behind the wheel
Or go for a spin
Your car will easily get you to major UK destinations. Middlewood Locks is located for quick access to Manchester’s Inner Ring Road (Trinity Way), and the main arterial routes into Manchester, the M602 and M56, which provide access to two major motorways, the M6 (North to South) and M62 (East to West).
Alternatively, you could take advantage of recent and planned investments into improved cycle links.
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