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Gorton West

Gorton West is a small estate about two miles east of the city centre on the north side of Hyde Road - a major route into Manchester from the nearby M60 and M67 motorways.  See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Gorton West 

There are a few local shops in Gorton West, but the nearest major shopping is just over half a mile away in Longsight, where theres a large Asda supermarket and a smaller shops. It's about a mile down Hyde Road to Gorton market.

Gorton West is just a mile and a half from the Sportcity site around the City of Manchester stadium and the Sportcity complex - including athletics, squash and tennis, and the national velodrome cycling centre.

There are regular buses along Hyde Road to Manchester and to Denton and Hyde - the vibrant city centre, with its shops, entertainment and leisure facilities is just a few minutes journey. The station at nearby Ashburys has frequent trains between the city centre and Glossop in the peak district.

Homes to rent in Gorton West

There are around 290 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Gorton 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 box Singles/Couples 16 to 40
Availability:  low

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:  low

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

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

See availability in other East Manchester areas