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West Didsbury is a small estate on the east side of Princess Road, between Barlow Moor Road and the river Mersey. It's about four miles south of the city centre Princess Road is a major route into the city from the M56 and the motorway network.

Living in West Didsbury

Although there are few shops on the doorstep, it is just over a mile to the wide variety of shops, banks, post offices, bars and restaurants in Chorlton or Didsbury. There are more local services In Northenden a pleasant mile walk away across one of the local golf courses. There are very frequent buses along Barlow Moor Road to Didsbury and Chorlton, the city centre and the university, and plenty of buses along Princess Road to the city centre and to Wythenshawe and the airport.

In this area

Check out facilities in and around this area: schools, post offices, childcare centres and nurseries, schools, adult education centres, youth clubs, libraries, parks, leisure centres, doctors, dentists, chemists and so on . . .
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Housing in West Didsbury

The wider Chorlton and West Didsbury areas have a healthy mix of housing - with plenty of owner-occupied homes, private renting and public housing. The 170 Southway homes in West Didsbury are mostly two- or three-bedroom houses with a few flats in small blocks - mostly built in the 1930s.

Look at other areas

If you are looking for a Southway home, you have got more chance if you choose more than one area. Check out other rehousing area guides.



Events Calendar

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30 July 2014

Burnage Special for Older People - St Margaret's Church on Burnage Lane - 28/07/2014
Christians Together in Burnage are again organising for Burnage a Holiday Special for Older People at the Parish Centre of St Margaret's Church on Burnage Lane from Monday July 28th to Friday August 1st 2014 from 10:30 to 4:00. The theme this year is "Those were the days" which gives us scope for lots of interesting activities and talks together with food, fun and friendship. Everything is free except for the trip out on Thursday. All over 55 are welcome every day, or as often as you can manage. Put the date in your diary and we look forward to seeing you then.




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