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Longsight is on Stockport Road, less than three miles south of the city centre. Stockport Road is a major route from the city centre to south Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire. See rehousing area map (pdf).


Living in Longsight

There's a large Asda Supermarket and smaller shops at Longsight centre on Stockport Road. Longsight market (open four days a week) on Dickenson Road is a busy traditional market. You can find a variety of eating places there too - including vegetarian and Caribbean cafes.

There's a variety of interesting shops including an 'antiques hypermarket', in neighbouring Levenshulme; and It's about three-quarters of a mile to the busy restaurants, shops and cafes along Wilmslow Road in Rusholme.

Public transport is excellent, with regular buses along Stockport Road and Birchfields Road - the vibrant city centre, with its employment, leisure and entertainment facilities is a few minutes journey.

Levenshulme train station, on the busy Manchester to Stockport line, is less than half a mile from homes in the south of the area.

Homes to rent in Longsight

There are around 2,000 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here street-by-street.

Facilities in Longsight

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Neighbouring areas

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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: below average

graph key:green boxSingles/Couples over 60
Availability:  above average

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

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

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

See availability in other central Manchester areas