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Blackley: Surrey Road estate

Blackley is about two and a half miles north of the city centre. The Surrey Road estate is west of Rochdale Road, just south of Boggart Hole Clough. Rochdale Road is a major route from Manchester to the north. See rehousing area map  (pdf).

Living in Blackley: Surrey Road estate

All homes are within walking distance of the North City Centre complex on Rochdale Road. 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 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: Surrey Road estate

There are around 180 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Blackley: Surrey Road estate

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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: below average

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

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

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

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