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Rusholme West

Rusholme West is less than two miles south of the city centre; between Princess Road and Wilmslow Road - two major routes from the city centre to south Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Rusholme West

Rusholme is handy for a wide range of facilities. There are small supermarkets and local shops all along Wilmslow Road, and a large, modern Sainsburys about a mile away in Fallowfield. Wilmslow Road is famous for its busy restaurants, shops and cafes.

Public transport is excellent, with regular buses along Wilmslow Road to Manchester and the suburban centres of Withington and Didsbury - the vibrant city centre, with its employment, leisure and entertainment facilities is just a few minutes journey.

The nearby site of the former Manchester City football ground will soon be home to a new `urban village' of around 400 high-quality houses, and new community facilities including a modern health centre. There'll be a wide range of property types - from large family houses to flats for older people - to give local people new local housing choices, and to attract new residents to the area.

Homes to rent in Rusholme West

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 Rusholme 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 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: above average

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

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

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

See availability in other central Manchester areas