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Moss Side

Moss Side is just a mile and a half south of the city centre, mostly on the west side of Princess Road - a major route between the city centre and the airport and motorway network. See rehousing area map (pdf).


Living in Moss Side

Theres an Asda superstore on Princess Road, while nearby Hulme market has a selection of food and craft stalls.

Local employers like the two breweries, and firms at Manchester Science park, Greenheys business centre, and Birley Fields commercial park are committed to employing local people.

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 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. It's just a mile to the university and major hospitals on Wilmslow Road.

Alexandra Park offers greenery and space, while the Millennium Powerhouse building, on Raby Street is a modern recreational, sporting and education facility for local youngsters. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Homes to rent in Moss Side

There are around 1,880 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here street-by-street.

Facilities in Moss Side

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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: low

graph key:green boxSingles/Couples over 60
Availability:  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