Manchester Property Guide New Flats and Houses in Manchester - Help to Buy

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All New Help to Buy Developments for Sale in Manchester

All New Help to Buy Developments for Sale in Manchester

Every Development of New Help to Buy Flats and Houses for Sale in Manchester

Comprehensive details of all new flats/apartments and houses available for sale in central Manchester and the surrounding Greater Manchester area, including details of all up-coming new high-rises and new housing developments and projects - some of which can be purchased off-plan - and due to hit the Manchester market in later 2015, 2016 and 2017.

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Please be aware that most larger developments are released in 'Phases'. Some of these initial phases have already sold out but several are due to release 2nd and 3rd phases in Manchester through the Summer and Autumn of 2015. It's becoming an increasingly competitive market. The reality is that you're likely to be competing with several other buyers who are also interested in the exact same location as you.

So to be sure of getting yourself on the housing ladder in the area you really want you're going to need to get need to get one step ahead of your competitors, to be amongst the first to know when a new phase is about to be released in the location or locations you're focusing on.

You can either get in touch with the (Up to 40) developers direct through the links provided or you can register your interest in any number of the 40 plus developments designated Help to Buy in the Manchester area by clicking on the desired locations and registering here just once. You will be informed by email as soon as each relevant release date is known.)

City Centre

Base - Arundel Street, Castlefield - City Centre - Help to buy

2 bedroom apartments from £173,000 in Castlefield - Contemporary 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in Castlefield, one of Manchester’s most popular and sought-after residential areas. Private courtyard garden, Fully fitted bathrooms and guest cloakrooms, Contemporary fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, a much sought-after Castlefield location with Concierge service.

Base - Arundel Street, Castlefield website

The Mews, Eastbank - City Centre - Help to buy

30 townhouses and 45 luxurious one and two bedroom apartments...

Thanks to the Mews’ exceptional choice of one, two and three bedroom townhouses, living within Manchester City Centre has never been a more attractive and affordable option.

These superb dwellings have been created especially for families wanting space to grow, as well as those seeking larger accommodation. And all this with convenience of having the city on the doorstep.

The Mews comprises 30 superb townhouses. Each one has been designed to offer the very best in contemporary living and boasts spacious layouts throughout. Of these, an impressive 21 benefit from their own integrated garage. This is something normally unheard of with living so close to the city centre and is one of the many features which make the development such a unique and sought-after choice. If apartment living is more your style, there are also 45 luxurious one and two bedroom apartments within Mews

The Mews, Eastbank website

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New Help to Buy Developments by area: Ashton-u-Lyne, Hyde, Kearsley, Salford, Salford Quays, Investment Property & Off-Plan Sales.


Cotton Square - Ancoats - Help to buy

An exciting development of 23 apartments and townhouses in the heart of Ancoats, Manchester’s most dynamic and developing area.

The Ancoats area of Manchester is fast emerging as the most desirable district of the city to live. The past years have seen Ancoats’ gathering of Victorian mills converted to living spaces which would have astounded hard pressed workers in what was arguably the global hub of the industrial revolution.

Cotton Square offers a unique opportunity to own a distinctive design led home, fusing cool industrial design with light airy spaces and roof terraces.

Peering into the central Ancoats hub of Cutting Room Square, Cotton Square will feed from the heritage of stone and steel to create a living environment unrivalled in the area. Not only attention to materials, but also an obsession with providing style and individuality are an integral part of the Cotton Square vision.

With a growing Ancoats collection of restaurants, bars, culturaland leisure facilities, the location is only rivalled by the quality of living offered. For the city dweller or for families with young children – New Islington Free School is minutes away – Cotton Square is an opportunity not to be missed.

Available for living 2017. Register your interest now at

Cotton Square website

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Arcon Place - Altrincham - Help to buy

This contemporary development is comprised of four detached 4 bed homes with rear gardens leading down to the banks of the Bridgewater Canal and overlooking the Dunham Massey estate. Conveniently located just 1.5 miles from Altrincham town centre and within walking distance of local schools, shops and parks. Transport links are fantastic with the A56 and main motorways close by.

Help to Buy now available – from £472,000. To book a viewing please call us on 0161 968 0300 or email us at

This impressive family home is contemporary in design and stands within a generously sized plot at 721.3 sq meters (7764 sq ft) in total. Large windows throughout enhance the contemporary look of this property and create an open and bright living space.

Internally the entrance hall leads into a spacious kitchen/dining room which features impressive bifold doors leading to the rear garden area overlooking Bridgewater Canal. The living room features bifold doors which enable this home to take full advantage of the beautiful views to the rear of the property. This four bedroom home has three bedrooms on the first floor, with the spacious master leading to a luxury ensuite, the family bathroom is also on this level. There is a further bedroom on the ground floor level.

Arcon Place website

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Mackeson Park - Ashton-u-Lyne - Help to buy

A brand new development of 86 new units consisting of two, three and four bedroom homes. Priced from £119,995 - £129,995 and with Help-to-Buy back-up these new homes offer some of the best value builds per square foot anywhere on the market.

Mackeson Park website

Oakglade House - Ashton-u-Lyne - Help to buy

Nestled in the heart of Ashton, this impressive development offers 51 modern executive apartments. Astonishing views of Peak District and perfect location for commuters into Manchester highlight the ‘affordable luxury’ character of our development. Oakglade House is located just steps from the Ashton town centre, which provides wide range of recreational and shopping amenities including Asda, Ikea, Arcades Shopping Centre, Lidl, Leisure Centre and many others. Oakglade House Project is more than just luxury modern apartments; it offers a balanced compromise between town and country living at a very competitive price starting as low as £46,000.00 and rising to £160,000

Oakglade House website

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Astley Green - Astley - Help to buy

Astley Green is located in Astley village, some 12 miles due West of Manchester city centre, and offers three and four bedroom homes in eight different designs and finishes. This gives the entire development a settled and well established feel, with different types of facades and layouts creating the sense of a living community that has evolved naturally over time. The show-home opens on 25.07.15. With prices from £270,000 (£216,000 with Help to Buy) for the 4 bedroomed house you can see that these homes cost more per square foot than many comparable homes for sale in this area - even those that are much closer to the city centre. In our opinion there are better deals available elsewhere.

Astley Green website

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The Parks - Hyde - Help to buy

The Parks is a striking development of 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes, priced between £139,800 - £175,800 and situated near the green and peaceful oasis of Hyde Park, just moments from the bustling commercial centre of Hyde. Ideal for first time buyers, young professionals and growing families alike, this perfectly considered combination of mews, semi-detached and detached homes provide the perfect space, whatever your needs. 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes in a landscaped development, within walking distace of Hyde Park. High quality build and specifications as standard. A great location, only minutes walk from Hyde town centre and with easy access to the M60 and Mcr.

The Parks website

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Millside, New Moston - Kearsley - Help to buy

Millside is an exclusive development of new homes designed to offer something for everyone. The final phase consists of 12 new 3 and 4 bedroom homes built to the highest standards and offering an exceptional specification. In addition, all properties are covered by a ten year NHBC warranty. Prices starting at £137,500, rising to £164,950 for the 4 bedrooms.

Millside, New Moston website

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New Broughton - Salford - Help to buy

New Broughton village is a vibrant community, which covers an impressive 180 acres of land on the eastern side of Salford. The huge success of the development has lead to the next phase of much anticipated new homes being released - 18 new homes priced from £99,960 - £146,950. Each and every one is finished to the highest standard, creating a place that people are proud to call home. Click below to register an interest in the current release:

New Broughton website

Pendleton ONE - Salford - Help to buy

Pendleton One is a stunning development in the heart of Salford that consists of a range of perfect properties from 1 and 2 bedroom apartments which are ideal for first time buyers or investment opportunities. We also have quality 2 and 3 bedroom homes that are suitable for everyone's needs whether it is a starter property you're looking for or a family home, Pendleton One has it all. Prices start at £87,495, rising to £139,995.

Pendleton ONE website

Spectrum - Salford - Help to buy

A unique city retreat of stylish, contemporary, studio and 1 & 2 bedroom apartments located in a place which combines urban living with the tranquility of landscaped gardens.

Situated just 470 metres from Harvey Nichols & Selfridges, Spectrum is the ideal location for those who wish to live, work & play in the heart of one of the UK’s most vibrant cities. Prices from £135,000.

Exceptionally high quality apartments

Winner of 'Best Starter Home' at The What House? Awards

24 Concierge service

Spectrum website

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Salford Quays

Grapnel Apartments at Fortis Quay - Salford Quays - Help to buy

Grapnel Apartments at Fortis Quay is a new development overlooking Salford Quays which will create the perfect modern ‘village’ environment for tenants. The 272 large apartments and townhouses which are contained within Grapnel Apartments are designed to appeal to the severely oversubscribed Salford Quays rental market. Population growth in the area is significant and all of the new arrivals are looking for the sort of high quality rental accommodation provided at Fortis Quay.

Fortis Quay is one of the most impressive rental developments being built in the North West and the first two phases have proven to be incredibly popular with investors, with Grapnel Apartments following in their footsteps. This creative hub is well-known as a buy-to-let hotspot, and for good reason.

Grapnel Apartments overlooks Salford Quays and MediaCityUK. The immediate locale is one of the UK’s most attractive areas for young professionals to live and work. The area is a technology hub at the forefront of the new digital economy, offering a lifestyle which is second to none. The many shops, bars and restaurants in the Quays are complimented by excellent cultural landmarks such as the Lowry Theatre and the Imperial War Museum North. Corporations such as the BBC also contribute to the vibrancy of the Quays.

In addition, the local Metrolink tram service provides residents with an easy and quick route to Manchester city centre and all of the facilities, amenities and distractions which can be found there. From there, residents can easily get to the rest of the country via Piccadilly Station or even the rest of the world via Manchester Airport.

It is no surprise that Salford Quays is such an attractive place to live, and high quality residential accommodation such as Grapnel Apartments at Fortis Quay are proving to be incredible popular.

Grapnel Apartments at Fortis Quay website

The Heart, MediaCity - Salford Quays - Help to buy

Peel Holdings offer a range of apartments to buy starting from £109,950. They are sold on a 250 year lease with a ground rent of £250 per annum.

The majority of apartments within TheHeart either overlook the beautiful piazza that leads down to the revitalised water’s edge or towards the new home that is being constructed for ITV’s Coronation Street.

TheHeart is adjacent to The Studios, a minute’s walk from the new tram stop and a stroll from the soon-to-open Booth’s foodstore, Costa Coffee, Prezzo and Wagamama.

To secure the apartment of your choice and to move in immediately, all they require is a £1,000 reservation fee.

The Heart, MediaCity website

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South Manchester

Home Louisa, Openshaw - South Manchester - Help to buy

Home Louisa is a small but exciting development of new 24 two and three bedroom properties in Louisa St, M11, located only two miles from Piccadilly, and the heart of Manchester.

Developed by First Step Group Ltd; an urban regeneration property company who concentrate on added value properties in up and coming areas. First Step are different because they pride themselves on creating green homes which are not only beautifully designed and affordable, but also use sustainable construction methods and the latest energy efficient technology.

With prices from £116,545 for a two bedroom house and £144k for three bedrooms these homes are perfect for first time buyers and growing families alike. The development’s 24 stunning homes are at the cutting edge of style and we’ve managed to set great prices without cutting corners.

Home Louisa, Openshaw website

Maine Place, Maine Road - South Manchester - Help to buy

For beautifully designed, modern and energy-efficient new homes for sale in Manchester, the Maine Place in Moss Side is an outstanding choice.This stunning development has been created to form a vibrant community on the site of the former Manchester City FC Maine Road Stadium. From stylish first-time buyer homes to spacious family houses, this iconic Manchester location provides a selection of homes to serve every need. Only 3 new homes of the current phase are still available as at late March 2015, but the next phase of 68 homes is coming to market "in the next few weeks" according to their sales department.

To get a first look it's worth getting yourself on their email list (or signing up to ours if you want whole market coverage of every current and upcoming new build)

Maine Place, Maine Road website

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Investment Property Developments Guide: Buy-to-Let Developments in Manchester

Key Findings from HSBC's UK Buy-to-Let Market Analysis June 2015

  • Manchester offers the highest rental yields (7.93%) of any city in the entire UK
  • The city is now the UK's top buy-to-let hotspot - up from 2nd place in 2014
  • Annual rents in Manchester have risen 4% from £8,316 in 2014 to £8,628.
  • 26.85% of Manchester's housing stock is privately rented, the largest % of all locations.
  • The top three Buy to Let hotspots are in the North of England; the worst yields in London

Full intelligence report on the current state of the property market in Manchester here.

The Following Beautiful Buildings are joining Manchester's new Skyline right now...

Most are available to buy off-plan - which means you usually only lay-out about 50% of the purchase price prior to completion.

City Centre

The Hallmark - City Centre


Designed by award-winning architects, Broadway Malyan, this stunning new building, located just 800 metres from Victoria Station, is set over 15 storeys with extensive views out over Manchester.

The 145 luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments provide residents-only communal roof terrace, hotel-style lobby, concierge facilities and secure underground parking.

The stylish and contemporary interiors feature high specification finishes that have been hand-selected to complement the eye-catching architecture. With excellent transport connections, The Hallmark stands proudly right in the heart of Manchester's most vibrant district.

Only 10% deposit required on exchange and remainder required on completion

Due for completion late 2019, register your interest now!

Please come to our next open weekend at The Park Inn on Cheetham Hill Road and experience our Virtual Reality Headset tour of the apartments and see the specification and a scale model of the development.

Call us on 0808 164 4288 to Book an Appointment

The Hallmark website

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Angel Gardens Noma 53 - Completion early 2017 - City Centre

A 35 storey tower housing 450 apartments next to the Co-op head-office gets green-light. Residents will have access to exclusive use of many additional amenities, including resident lounges, a dedicated cinema room and business-meeting space. There will be a rooftop garden, complete with BBQ zones, gym and and a sports court with football, tennis, netball, basketball and football pitches. Lucky residents could get to move in as early as 2017, with work scheduled to begin on the project early in 2016.

Angel Gardens Noma 53 - Completion early 2017 website

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The Hat Box, New Islington - Ready for occupancy early 2016 - City Centre

The Hat Box will be situated next door to Milliners Wharf in New Islington, East Manchester. The development will consist of 144 apartments which will be split across two buildings. The Hat Box has been designed by Award Winning Architects CJCT and will feature a high specification, balconies to every apartment, secure parking and a private raised residents garden called the ‘Sky Deck’. Works have now commenced on site and will be ready for occupancy in early 2016.

Due to be released for sale "this summer" is the best time-frame we can offer right now.

The Hat Box, New Islington - Ready for occupancy early 2016 website

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XI Eastbank - Completion 2016 - City Centre - Investment Only

1 bed apartments from £110,000 and 2 bed apartments from £135,000.

Located in the hugely popular Ancoats and Northern Quarter district of the city centre, just a short walk from the main shopping, commercial and entertainment centres X1 Eastbank is the perfect development to cater for the abundance of young professionals seeking prime high-end apartments in the popular Manchester area.The first phase of this development sold out quickly to investors from the Far East. The second phase is due to hit the market 'in late Summer' according to the main agent. If you would like to be informed of the precise date as soon as it is released please register your interest below

Manchester Piccadilly Train Station - 0.7 miles
Arndale Shopping Centre - 0.9 miles
Assured rental of 6% NET for 1 year

XI Eastbank - Completion 2016 website

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Adelphi Wharf - Completion August 2016 - Salford - Investment Only

At present Adelphi Wharf is only available as Investment Property to private investors and landlords and will not be released to the general public until final stages. Once again, we wouldn't let that put you off. If you're planning ahead and can get the mortgage/money together this is an investment worth looking at.

Plans for the luxury residential development on the banks of the River Irwell in Salford have only been recently unveiled (March 2015).

The £75million Adelphi Wharf development will play host to 580 apartments as well as a range of boutique studios and contemporary-built townhouses.

Included in the scheme there will be a gym, secure bicycle storage, underground parking, a smart reception area and landscape gardens within the 450,000 sq ft development.

The Adelphi Street development on the banks of the River Irwell is set to be built in three phases, the first one due to be completed in August 2016.

The first phase of Adelphi Wharf will consist of 202 luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments, including studios and townhouses.

The development has already sold 70% of the units including all the town-houses. Remaining studios available from £95k, with 1 bed flats from £110k and 2 beds from £122,500.

Adelphi Wharf - Completion August 2016 website

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Middlewood Locks - Completion 2016 - Salford

Middlewood Locks is situated in Salford at the gateway to Manchester City Centre and is set to become be a vibrant new neighbourhood comprising of a mix of high quality new homes ranging from apartments and maisonettes to townhouses. Award Winning Architects Studio Egret West is delivering the master plan, creating a collection of interesting, exciting and iconic buildings.

Middlewood Locks will provide many amenities for residents such as restaurants, delis, shops, nurseries, galleries and a gym. At the heart of Middlewood Locks is a fantastic canal basin which connects to the River Irwell. This great waterside environment will be home to houseboats, gardens, woodlands and an adventure playground.

Located to the West of the City and within a short walk of the City Centre, Middlewood Locks is close to the many bars, galleries, theatres, delis, museums and shops such as Mulberry, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges. Also within close proximity to the train stations, major road links, cycle routes and proposed river taxi which will link Middlewood Locks to Media City in Salford Quays.

Middlewood Locks - Completion 2016 website

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New Bailey and Chapel Street Scheme - Completion end 2016 - Salford

The area behind St Philip’s Church in Salford is to be developed into 36 townhouses and begins this Summer 2015 The project is the second phase of the £650million regeneration of Salford city centre and has recently been given the go-ahead by councillors.

In total the New Bailey and Chapel Street schemes cover the equivalent of 21 football pitches and include luxury residential apartments, a multi-storey car park, a hotel and an office development.

Work on the townhouses is expected to begin in summer 2015 and is likely to be completed by the end of 2016.

New Bailey and Chapel Street Scheme - Completion end 2016 website

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Salford Quays

Discovery Quay - Salford Quays - Investment Only

Discovery Quay will be the first of its kind to offer quality accommodation and bespoke to today's modern student in the Salford Quays area.

The site is located in the heart of the ever-developing Salford Quays, within walking distance to all the major points of interest the area has to offer, including a growing University of Salford campus situated at Media City, The Lowry Theatre and the BBC. To the rear of the site is a tram station which provides easy access to Manchester City Centre.

  • Buy-to-Let Investment from just £88,143
  • 299 fully furnished, en-suite studios
  • State of the art communal facilities including gym, cinema and study areas
  • Over 93,000 students in the Greater Manchester area
  • Salford named top property hotspot of 2015 (Halifax)

Register your interest with us for more information about Discovery Quay

Discovery Quay website

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X1 MediaCity Phase 1 - Salford Quays - Investment Only

At present X1 is only available as Investment Property to private investors and landlords and will not be released to general public until final stages. Don't let that put you off. These apartments are going to be stunning additions to the MediaCity skyline and a great investment and place to live.

Located in Manchester’s thriving Media City, X1 Media City is set to become the largest residential development in the North West and will dominate the Salford Quays skyline. Four iconic towers will host a mix of studios and 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, with the first and second floor space being offered for commercial and retail units.

The new development will create over 1000 apartments with private underground parking also offered.

Already home to iconic buildings such as the BBC and ITV television, this landmark new development is located within the midst of Media City, adding to the £1.4 billion of public and private investment that already has made this area one of the major growth areas in the country.

The 2nd phase - Tower 2 of 4 - has just been released (10th April 2015) for sale to investors with prices up 10% on those reached in the identical Tower 1 phase. There are 220 apartments for sale in this phase, with studios from £105k and top-floor 3 bedroom apartments costing up to £205k.

X1 MediaCity Phase 1 website

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Shared Ownership Developments in Manchester

Old Trafford

Lucy Street - Old Trafford - Shared Ownership

This newly released development offers a range of 2 bedroom houses, apartments and duplex homes that are available to buy through Shared Ownership. These homes are well located, within easy reach of Manchester City Centre via the A56, and offer a high specification including ceramic floor tiles to kitchen and bathroom, contemporary gloss kitchens and allocated car parking.

Shares between 25-75% can be purchased initially subject to eligibility. Example prices for a 2 bedroom apartment range from £30,000 - £90,000 depending on share purchase level (rent applies to the un-owned share).

Lucy Street website

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