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Riverdale is about five miles north of the city centre, between Victoria Avenue and Blackley New Road. Its close to the M60 motorway, so there's good access to other parts of the city and the north west. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Riverdale  

There are local shops on Chapel Lane and Riverdale Road, and a supermarket at the Rochdale Road/Victoria Avenue crossroads (about a mile away).

Local bus routes serve Riverdale itself, and there are regular buses on Victoria Avenue and along Rochdale Road to the city centre and to Middleton where there are more shops and local facilities. The Metrolink station at Bowker Vale (about a mile away) has speedy trams to the employment, leisure and shopping facilities in the city centre.

It's about a mile to Heaton Park where there's a wide range of sports and leisure activities set in rolling land and woods.

Homes to rent in Riverdale  

There are around 730 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in Riverdale  

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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: average

graph key:orange boxSingles/Couples 40 to 60
Availability: average

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

graph key:pink boxFamily/adult groups 2 beds
Availability:  below average

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 North Manchester areas