Urmston, Flixton, Davyhulme, Stretford, Carrington and Partington
About the area
Trafford covers approximately 41 square miles and has seen a rapid increase in popularity over the last few years, with the population increasing 25% since 2001, currently standing in excess of 200,000. The Trafford area has a strong economy with low levels of unemployment and excellent local schooling, ranking 3rd in 2007 on the local education authorities’ National Curriculum assessment.
Trafford hosts some excellent sporting and shopping facilities. It is home to Manchester United Football Club and Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) that regularly play host to the Ashes. The Trafford Centre has over 30 million visitors annually and is one of the largest indoor shopping complex’s in the UK and the recently built Chill Factor features the longest and widest indoor ski slope in the UK. Sale Water Park offers over 150 acres of countryside, with green space accounting for over 50% of Trafford’s total area. In 2006 the Imperial war museum was voted as the best UK attraction and can also be found in Trafford.
House prices in Trafford are above the national average. Last year most property sales in Trafford involved semi-detached properties which sold for on average £237,120. Terraced properties sold for an average price of £183,611, while flats fetched £148,754* The area has a diverse selection of houses with the majority of the area comprising of 1930’s three bedroom semi-detached homes.
Many people move or stay in Trafford due to the excellent schools and employment opportunities. The area has 73 primary schools, 17 secondary schools and a host of Grammer schools. A new £29mn super collage was built in Stretford recently further enhancing the area’s appeal. Trafford Park still employs between 40,000 and 50,000 people.
Manchester Metro-link runs North – South and the area is part of the M60 orbital motorway passes through Trafford.
What we offer
If you are thinking of selling your property, careful consideration should be made over which estate agent to use. At Hills Residential we understand that it is not only important to provide you with a quality and value for money service; it is equally important to ensure your property is marketed effectively. At Hills Residential we offer a personal and tailored service aimed at achieving the best possible price in the shortest time possible. Arrange a free valuation of your property or call 0161 7074900