House Prices in Manchester

Manchester is a major city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,414 as of 2013. It lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.55 million. Manchester is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. The local authority is Manchester City Council.The recorded history of Manchester began with the civilian settlement associated with the Roman fort of Mamucium or Mancunium, which was established in about 79 AD on a sandstone bluff near the confluence of the rivers Medlock and Irwell.

Valuations in Manchester

The most expensive recorded transaction in Manchester was £87,459,419 on 9 January 2015. The most recent recorded sale in Manchester was £90,000 on 30 August 2016. Properties in Manchester have an average price of £507,234 over the last 3 years.

Average property price


-20% since 2017
-12% since 2016

Average selling prices in last 12 months by types

Schools in Manchester

Manchester has 546 schools with capacities ranging from 10 to 1750. There are a number of schools that cater for special educational needs. There is a mix of Community School, Other Independent School, Foundation School, Voluntary Aided School, Academies, Voluntary Controlled School, Community Special School, Other Independent Special School, Pupil Referral Unit, Special College, LA Nursery School, Non-Maintained Special School, Further Education, Playing for Success Centres, Higher Education Institutions, EY Setting in the area.

Top 5 schools in Manchester (by capacity)

  • Wright Robinson Sports College


    A Mixed Community School for pupils aged 11 to 16 years. The schools has a capacity of 1750 pupils.

  • Parrs Wood High School


    A Mixed Community School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 1745 pupils.

  • Whalley Range 11-18 High School and Business and Enterprise College


    A Girls Community School for pupils 11 to 18 years. The schools has a capacity of 1578 pupils.

  • Chorlton High School


    Pupils aged 11 to 16 attend this Mixed Community School. The school enrols 1500 students.

  • The Manchester Grammar School

    A Boys Other Independent School for pupils 9 to 19 years. The school enrols 1500 students.

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