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West Didsbury

West Didsbury is about four miles south of the city centre, on the east side of Princess Road, a major route into the city from the M56 and the motorway network. See rehousing area map (pdf).

Living in West Didsbury

It's just over a mile to the wide variety of shops, banks, post offices, bars and restaurants in Chorlton or Didsbury.

There are more local services in Northenden a pleasant mile walk away across one of the local golf courses.

There are very frequent buses along Barlow Moor Road to Didsbury and Chorlton, the city centre and the university, and plenty of buses along Princess Road to the city centre and to Wythenshawe and the airport.

Homes to rent in West Didsbury

There are around 180 homes rented out by not-for-profit landlords like housing associations and housing trusts. See homes here: street-by-street map.

Facilities in West Didsbury

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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 box Singles/Couples 16 to 40
Availability: extremely low

graph key:orange box Singles/Couples 40 to 60
Availability: extremely low

graph key:green box Singles/Couples over 60
Availability: extremely low

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

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

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

See availability in other South Manchester areas