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A vast array of amenities for employees and visitors alike

Sale is a town 5 miles southwest of Manchester with a population of 134,000. With the Bridgewater Canal running through the town, it enjoyed being part of the 18th century industrial era which helped to stimulate Sale’s urbanisation.

Altrincham is an affluent market town in the borough of Trafford, just 2.5 miles southwest of Sale. It’s benefitted from the Bridgewater Canal since the 18th century which helped to stimulate industrial activity and local industry.

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Get to know Sale & Altrincham

Popular commuter town only 15 minutes from Manchester

Sale is a town 5 miles southwest of Manchester with a population of 134,000. With the Bridgewater Canal running through the town, it enjoyed being part of the 18th century industrial era which helped to stimulate Sale’s urbanisation.

The town is full of landmarks and culture. With three Grade II* listed buildings including two churches and Ashton New Hall in addition to 18 Grade II listed buildings including the cenotaph-fronted town hall, Sale has a rich heritage with lots of buildings of importance. Situated northeast of the town centre is Sale Water Park, a venue for water sports, fishing and bird watching.

A fantastic location for business

The town centre has recently undergone an impressive re-development. Significant improvements have been made around the Bridgewater canal, Sale Town Hall and its surrounding areas. Sale’s new Waterside centre, includes the development of modern apartments and new restaurant/bar facilities. All of which add to the attraction of Sale for both businesses and residents alike. The town’s rich amenity also includes the Robert Bolt Theatre, a library, the Lauriston Gallery and the Corridor Gallery. The town’s abundance of local amenities such as dozens of shops, cafés, restaurants, bars and popular outdoor bistros all within walking distance, create an al fresco feel to the town centre.

Sale’s transport connectivity is equally abundant. There are three Metrolink stations enabling you to reach Manchester city centre directly in just 17 minutes with trams leaving every 6 minutes. Sale also benefits from having excellent access to the M60 orbital motorway, just a 2 minute drive from its town centre which means that Manchester Airport and Manchester City Centre are both only 15 minutes away by road. As an out of city destination, Sale continues to be a fantastic location for business playing home to hundreds of companies.

Work-life balance in an out-of-city location

Altrincham is an affluent market town in the borough of Trafford, just 2.5 miles southwest of Sale. It’s benefitted from the Bridgewater Canal since the 18th century which helped to stimulate industrial activity and local industry.

Today, Altrincham continues to thrive with small, independent businesses establishing their roots in the town, something which has created a powerful pull to companies wanting to prioritise the work-life balance in an out-of-city location.

Situated less than a 5-minute walk from some fantastic public transport facilities, Altrincham has a large transport interchange including Metrolink tram, bus and train stations. This high level of connectivity enables fast and direct services to the neighbouring Sale, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Airport and even Chester. Excellent road links via the M56 and M60 provide Altrincham with connections to key areas in the North West and beyond.

Sale Waterside
Sale waterside

A vast array of amenities for employees and visitors alike.

Altrincham is Trafford’s largest town and the recent redevelopment of the 700 year old Altrincham Marketplace, which boast a variety of independent artisan food & drink vendors, has created a new vibrancy within the town, giving it an al fresco feel.

Altrincham also benefits from the presence of a mix of restaurant chains, cafe bars and leisure facilities which include Total Fitness, Altrincham’s Leisure Centre, Silverblades Ice Rink and two Cinemas (Vue & Everyman). Supermarkets in the town include Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Marks & Spencer and there are typical high street names such as Next, H&M, River Island and Marks & Spencer.

Goose Green is a popular hangout spot in Altrincham, featuring an array of upmarket bars and restaurants. It is the perfect spot for a lunch meeting or a drink after work. Goose Green Music Festival is an annual event taking place over the August bank holiday weekend. Attracting over 6,000 visitors over the two days, it features a range of talented unsigned bands, local food and drink and entertainment for all the family. The town is also home to the Altrincham Garrick Playhouse which is over 100 years old with an impressive 400-seat auditorium. Altrincham also is home to Dunham Massey Hall, one of Greater Manchester’s 4 x National Trust listed buildings.

Our properties in Sale and Altrincham include Crossgate House, Stamford House, Dunham House and Charter House.

Altrincham provides an excellent office base with its thriving business and social community. The renowned Altrincham Food Market and Market House is an ideal place to head for lunch with colleagues or clients with a variety of freshly produced food on offer.