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Fallowfield is two miles south of the city centre. It's on the east side of Princess Road, around its junction with Wilbraham Road. Princess Road is major route between the city centre and the motorway network to south Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire. See rehousing area map (pdf).


Living in Fallowfield

There are small local shops and a library on Platt Lane in the middle of the area. Some homes are just over half a mile from a large modern Sainbury's on Wilmslow Road, while others are nearer the Asda superstore in Hulme.

Wilmslow Road (less than a mile from the centre of Fallowfield) is famous for its busy restaurants, shops and cafes. Princess Road has been radically improved, with a range of small local shops.

More than 400 new homes - from large family houses to flats - are being built on the site of the former Manchester City stadium, Maine Road, to improve housing quality and choice, and attract new people to the area. There are plans for new facilities, including a modern health centre, there too.

There are regular buses along Princess Road to the city and out to the airport. The vibrant city centre, with its employment, leisure and entertainment facilities is just a few minutes journey. Buses along Wilbraham Road run to nearby Chorlton, while Withington village, with more shops and entertainment is about a mile away. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Fallowfield

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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: very low

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

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

graph key:pink box Family/adult groups 2 beds
Availability: 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 South Manchester areas