• Relocating to Manchester

Relocating to Manchester


Top UK city to live in - 2015 and 2016


Working in the digital or technology industry and thinking about relocating to Manchester?

Good choice!

Greater Manchester is a fast-growing place with tons of excellent jobs with cutting edge companies, fantastic transport links both nationally and internationally, affordable property, great schools and a superb quality of life.  In fact, Manchester was named the top UK city to live in 2015 and 2016 by the Economic Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey.

Your leisure time will be amply catered for too with excellent nightlife; not just bars and clubs, we have over 13 theatres, hundreds of live music venues, great restaurants and of course a great sports scene including two world-class football teams! Want a break from the hustle and bustle? You can be up a mountain in the Peak District within 40 minutes or windsurfing across Lake Windermere in just over an hour.

Still need convincing? Then read on and find out more!

If you need any more information at all about living or working in Manchester, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Our jobs board will give you an idea of the kinds of roles and salaries currently being recruited across the North West.

There is a wealth of co-working and hot-desking spaces across the city.

Over 120 public buildings in Manchester with free WiFi.

Manchester is a well connected city, boasting the 3rd busiest airport in the UK and Europe's busiest bus route!

Average house prices in the North West are approximately 75% cheaper than in London.

Roughguides.com named Manchester as Britain’s cultural capital in March 2015.

The city and surrounding areas boasts some of the best live music venues the UK has to offer.

Eating and drinking
The bar and restaurant scene in Manchester beyond is bustling and as vibrant as ever.

Places to go
Whether you’re into walking, watersports or even just exploring your local area, there really is something for everyone in Manchester's surrounding countryside.

We've compiled some handy lists and reports to help you choose the right areas and schools for your children.

See what other people have to say
Check out this page for some links to helpful articles about moving to and living in Manchester!

Have a look at the report that uncovers what it's like to live in Manchester and work in our thriving digital and technology sector.