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Blackley: Moston Lane

Blackley is about two and a half miles north of the city centre. It's south of Boggart Hole Clough on the east side of Rochdale Road - a major route from Manchester to the north and the M60 motorway (about a mile and a half away. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Blackley: Moston Lane

All homes are within walking distance of the North City Centre complex. As well as smaller shops, there's a large Asda store, a covered market, post office, medical centre, police station, library and sixth form college. There are modern Sure Start facilities for families with young children, a leisure and fitness centre, and a modern swimming pool.

There are frequent buses along Rochdale Road from Manchester to Middleton and Rochdale. The vibrant city centre, with its shops, entertainment and leisure facilities is just a few minutes journey.

Nearby 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 Blackley: Moston Lane

There are around 320 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Blackley: Moston Lane

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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.

availability graph

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

graph key:orange boxSingles/Couples 40 to 60
Availability: good

graph key:green boxSingles/Couples over 60
Availability: good

graph key:pink boxFamily/adult groups 2 beds
Availability: extremely low

graph key:navy box Family/adult groups 3 beds
Availability: extremely low

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

See availability in other North Manchester areas