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Sharston is about eight miles south of the city centre. It is east of the M56, north of Hollyhedge Road.  See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in Sharston

There are local shops close by on Hollyhedge Road and Brownley Road. Wythenshawe health centre is on Brownley Road too. It's within a mile of the shops and facilities in Gatley village, and a mile and a half from Wythenshawe civic shopping centre, with its food hall and market.

The centre also includes the Wythenshawe Forum, a modern, accessible building at the heart of community life; the place to come for leisure, learning and childcare. It includes a swimming pool, gym, sports hall and fitness centre, health centre, children's nursery and job centre.

There are regular buses to the city centre, and frequent trains to Manchester from nearby Gatley station. There are job opportunities at the local Sharston industrial area, and the expanding Manchester airport (about three miles).

Sharston is next to Hollyhedge park where there are football pitches, a bowling club, nature area and children's play park.

Homes to rent in Sharston

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 Sharston

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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: extremely low

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

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

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

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

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

See availability in other parts of Wythenshawe