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Burnage West and Ladybarn

Burnage West is about four miles south of the city centre, on the west side of Kingsway. Most homes are between Fog Lane park and Ladybarn park, but it also includes the Welsh estate just south of Wilbraham Road. Kingsway is a major route into the city from Cheshire and South Manchester.  See rehousing area map (pdf).


Living in Burnage West

There are local shops around Mauldeth Road; and most homes are within easy reach of the shops, bars, restaurants and banks of Withington village.

Didsbury village is just a mile away, while the entertainment centre at nearby Parrs Wood offers a multi-screen cinema, numerous restaurants, ten-pin bowling, a modern gym and a range of other excellent leisure facilities for adults and children.

For people living on the east side of Kingsway, Burnage Lane has a large Tesco store plus small local shops, a library, health centre and a thriving community centre. There's a big Tesco store at East Didsbury too.

There's excellent public transport to the city centre and other parts of south Manchester, with frequent buses along Kingsway. There are two train stations (Burnage and Mauldeth Road) with regular trains to the city centre and to Wilmslow and the airport.

Homes to rent in Burnage West

There are around 1,440 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Burnage West

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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 boxSingles/Couples 16 to 40
Availability: very low

graph key:orange boxSingles/Couples 40 to 60
Availability: very low

graph key:green boxSingles/Couples over 60
Availability: very low

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

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

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

See availability in other South Manchester areas