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Gorton South

Gorton South is three miles south-east of the city centre, between Stockport Road and Hyde Road - both major routes into the city centre. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Gorton South 

There are a few local shops, a post office, and a council neighbourhood centre on Mount Road. Homes west of Mount Road are about three-quarters of a mile from a large Asda Supermarket and shops at Longsight centre on Stockport Road.

The northern part of the area is about half a mile from the food hall and outdoor market on Garratt Way just off Hyde Road; and just round the corner from the multiplex cinema, bowling centre, and greyhound track at Belle Vue.

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.

There are regular buses along Mount Road to the major routes into the city centre and to Stockport. There are two local train stations - Belle Vue and Ryder Brow - with hourly trains to Manchester.

Homes to rent in Gorton South

There are around 1,950 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Gorton South

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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:  low

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

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

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

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

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

See availability in other east Manchester areas