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Unlimited Choices

Manchester has long cemented itself as a great place to live, with its thriving city centre, a vibrant music and cultural scene, world-renowned shopping and restaurants; there’s something to suit every lifestyle. Its sophisticated designer boutiques, theatres, music venues, galleries, restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs offer something for every taste – and pocket.

Selected by The New York Times as one of their “52 Places to Go in 2024”*, voted the ‘Most Liveable City in the UK’**, the third ‘Best City in the World’*** chasing San Francisco and Amsterdam, and named as one of Lonely Planet’s top travel destinations for 2023**** – it isn’t up there with the biggest and best for nothing.

NYTimes, 2024

** The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2019
*** Time Out Magazine, 2021
**** Lonely Planet, 2024

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Manchester International Airport

A metropolitan city needs exceptional connectivity and Manchester has just that, from local to national and global.

Colliers Yard offers a wealth of nearby transport connections, so residents can easily make the most of everything in the local area and further a field.

Just a short train or car journey to the Southwest of the city is Manchester International Airport, which connects you to over 220 worldwide destinations.

Largest UK airport outside of London

50 million passengers by 2030

220 direct flight destinations

* Source: www.manchester-airport-guide.co.uk

Planes, Trains AND Automobiles

The rest of the UK is also within touching distance too, thanks to Manchester’s three major city centre train stations and direct mainline connections to London, Glasgow and Birmingham.

Liverpool
Leeds
Sheffield
Birmingham
London
Glasgow

First Class Learning

The UK is one of the best education hubs in the world, with a huge number of excellent state and independent schools, colleges and internationally-renowned universities. Manchester sits proudly at the top of the league.

Five universities and higher education establishments draw 116,000 students from all over the globe, one of the largest student populations in Europe. And for families, there are 15 primary schools rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted* within a 1.5 mile radius of Colliers Yard, plus top-of-the-class secondary and independent schools across the city.

116,000

STUDENTS PER ANNUM ACROSS FIVE UNIVERSITIES**

51%

GRADUATE RETENTION RATE
(Second only to London)***

7.2M

STUDENTS WITHIN A ONE HOUR COMMUTE

36,000

STEM GRADUATES EACH YEAR****

41,000

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS+

STUDENT POPULATION

ONE OF THE LARGEST IN EUROPE****

A RUSSELL GROUP UNIVERSITY

ONE OF 24 LEADING RESEARCH LED UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK++

GOV.UK
** MIDAS Partnership 2023 24 Q1 Presentation
*** Centre for Cities
**** CityCo
British Council
++ Russell Group

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Lounge to Lecture

Colliers Yard is situated within a short, commutable distance to all Manchester and Salford’s major education campuses.

* Travel times are taken from Google Maps and are approximate.

Manchester is an easy city to get around with the majority of shops, restaurants within walking distance. Colliers Yard is located only seven minutes from prime retail shopping.

Long famous for it’s independent scene, from music to shopping and bars and restaurants, here are a few of our Manchester favourites to help you settle into the city.

Bionic Seven

If you enjoy your fashion with a side of sustainability, head to Bionic Seven, an independent store nestled in vintage shopper’s haven, the Northern Quarter. Here you can browse their exceptional collection of premium hand-picked vintage menswear and modern classic clothing.

bionicseven.com
60 Port St Manchester M1 2EQ

Mackie Mayor

Street food in an authentic Victorian Grade II-listed market? Yes please. Sunday brunch, after-work hangout or mid-week lunch spot, there’s plenty to choose from, with Mumma’s Fried Chicken, New Wave Ramen, Picos Tacos, Jack in the Box Brewery and more.

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1 Eagle Street M4

Form

Every home needs its own finishing touches, and Form sells the most exquisite contemporary homeware, from soy candles to cotton-linens and serving dishes to funky hand-finished prints, all made by artisans and creatives with links to Manchester.

form-shop.com
6 Bradley Street M1

Schofield’s Bar

How to pick the best cocktail bar in a city overflowing with them? But Schofield’s is as classic as a dirty martini, as cool as a mint lemonade, set up by two brothers who returned to Manchester after 25 years to realise their dream of opening their own bar – and what a bar, pure elegance in the splendid surroundings of glamourous 1930s Art Deco Sunlight House.

schofieldsbar.com
Little Quay M3

Seven Bro7hers

With a brewery in Salford, and three funky beerhouses in Ancoats, Media City and Middlewood Locks, it’s fair to say that Seven Bro7hers has become a craft beer institution in these parts, with plenty of non-alcoholic choices too. We can’t say which is our favourite; we want you to find your own.

sevenbro7hers.com

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