Location Insight: Eccles, Manchester
Eccles town centre has grown from a small village into a vibrant area that provides a range of shopping and community facilities.
Located at the heart of the Manchester city region, Eccles is a well-connected town served by motorways, trams, trains and buses that link it to Greater Manchester and beyond.
The town centre is home to a mix of independent, energetic local retailers and brand names and daily and monthly markets. Boasting several thriving local restaurants and public houses, Eccles also hosts many events ranging from book talks to jazz nights.
The town centre also offers access to many community facilities and services. These include , adult and children's library services, post office, travel information offices, council, and partner services. It also has one of the busiest Fit City leisure centres and swimming pools in Salford.
Eccles Property Market
Buying: According to Rightmove, properties in Eccles had an overall average price of £234,172 over the last year.
The majority of sales in Eccles during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £187,763. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £260,960, with flats fetching £155,514.
Overall, sold prices in Eccles over the last year were 7% up on the previous year and 22% up on the 2019 peak of £192,294.
Renting: Properties up for rent in 2021 have started at £395pcm/£91pw for a 1 x bedroom in New Lane to £2650pcm/£612pw for a 4 x bedroom detached house on Cavendish Road in Eccles.