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local schools, beautiful countryside and main line train station. Macclesfield rose to power as one of the main silk centres in the early 1900sand its textile heritage can be explored at the Silk Museum and Heritage Centre that is nestle amongst the shops and art galleries that call the town centre home.
Just 35 minutes away from Macclesfield is Britannia Bradshaw of South and Central Manchester. Located in Trafford Park, the family-run removals company are not only able to help you move to and from Macclesfield or the surrounding areas, but can also offer storage solutions too.
Moving to Macclesfield
From traditional weaver’s cottages and period townhouses to semi-detached and detached family homes, there is a superb mix of properties in Macclesfield. Large detached family homes in Macclesfield are upwards of £300,000, whereas family homes with three bedrooms tend to fall between £175,000 and £300,000. Two bed terraced homes are ideal for first-time buyers (coming in at £70,000 minimum) and flats are upwards of £55,000.
Detached and semi-detached homes do not come on the market often in Macclesfield, although there is usually a handful of family appropriate homes. These tend to have a rental value of around £1000 pcm to £1500 pcm. Smaller terraced homes start at £500 pcm and flats vary between £300 pcm and £2000 pcm dependent on location and condition of the property.
Schools in Macclesfield
Macclesfield benefits from having four academy status schools – Tytherington, All Hallows, Fallibroome and the Macclesfield Academy. Beech Hall and The King’s School are the local independent schools and are very popular with parents who wish their children to have a private education.
In total, there are a staggering 31 primary schools and eight secondary schools in the Macclesfield area, the majority of which are ranked ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ in the eyes of Ofsted.
Transport Links Macclesfield
Macclesfield has a strong network of A roads and the M6 is to the east and the M56 and M60 also easily accessible. Manchester is under an hour’s drive away, usually 45 minutes in good traffic.
Macclesfield railway station is a mainline station comprised of three platforms. The station is served by four providers, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and Northern. All operate an hourly service northbound to Manchester Piccadilly. Southbound, there are trains to London Euston, Stoke-on-Trent, Bournemouth, Birmingham New Street and Reading