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Gorton North 

Gorton North starts about three miles east of the city centre at Belle Vue on Hyde Road, and runs east to the reservoirs at Debdale Park and Abbey Hey. Hyde Road is a major route into Manchester from the nearby M60 and M67 motorways. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Gorton North   

Most homes are within walking distance of Gorton market on Garratt Way just off Hyde Road. There are a few local shops, supermarket, citizen's advice bureau and post office on Wellington Street close to the market.

Homes at the western side of the area are close to the multiplex cinema, bowling centre, and greyhound track at Belle Vue. Belle Vue leisure centre (on Pink Bank Lane) has two large sports halls, cricket lanes, two hockey pitches, running track and more.

Debdale park and outdoor centre is less than a mile from the middle of Gorton. It hosts a range of activities - tennis, pitch and putt, bowling, five-a-side football, netball, boating, fishing, orienteering and more. And it's only a couple of miles from the sporting and recreational facilities around the City of Manchester stadium and Sportcity.

There are regular buses along Hyde Road to the city centre and to Denton and Hyde; and local connecting routes along Gorton Lane, Abbey Hey Lane, and on Ryder Brow Road. There are three local stations - with regular trains to the city centre and Glossop in the peak district.

Homes to rent in Gorton North 

There are around 2,470 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Gorton North 

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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: above average

graph key:green box Singles/Couples over 60
Availability: good

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

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

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

See availability in other East Manchester areas