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Charlestown is about five miles north of the city centre, on the south side of Victoria Avenue, next to Boggart Hole Clough. Its close to the M60 motorway - so there's good access to other parts of the city and the north west.  See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Charlestown

Charlestown is mostly a residential area, but there is a small parade of shops including a post office and citizen's advice bureau, and a health centre on Charlestown Road. There are more shops on Victoria Avenue/Hollinwood Avenue, and a supermarket on the Rochdale Road/Victoria Avenue crossroads less than a mile away.

There are regular buses along Victoria Avenue, and Rochdale Road to the city centre, Middleton (where there are more shops and local facilities) and all the leisure and sporting activities at Heaton Park.

Boggart Hole Clough is one of Manchester's largest parks, with bowls, fishing, boating, football pitches, playground, running track, multicourts and woodland walks.

Homes to rent in Charlestown

There are around 1,220 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here street-by-street map.

Facilities in Charlestown

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The graph shows the average availability of homes here. The higher the availability, the better your chances. But it depends on your rehousing priority too.

Charlestown availability graph

graph key: blue box Singles/Couples 16 to 40
Availability: average

graph key:orange box Singles/Couples 40 to 60
Availability: above average

graph key:green box Singles/Couples over 60
Availability: above average

graph key:pink box Family/adult groups 2 beds
Availability: average

graph key:navy box Family/adult groups 3 beds
Availability: below average

graph key:red box Family/adult groups 4+ beds
Availability: extremely low

See availability in other North Manchester areas