6 of our favourite hotspot areas in Manchester

By on March 20th, 2024



Manchester stands out as one of the most dynamic cities in the UK, offering a vibrant environment for work, study, and living.

With a burgeoning cultural scene, Manchester has become a top choice for students and young professionals alike.

The city boasts excellent transportation infrastructure, making commuting a breeze with easy access to trains, trams, buses, and even a nearby airport. Manchester’s prime location allows for seamless travel to neighbouring cities like Liverpool and Leeds, making it an ideal hub for both work and leisure.

So, if you are looking for your next move, keep reading as we list the most popular areas in Manchester.


Among the popular areas in Manchester, Spinningfields shines as a bustling district for work and leisure, housing top-notch designer stores such as Flannels and major corporations.


Deansgate, on the other hand, serves as a connecting point to the city’s attractions and transport hubs. From happy hours to fine dining, you can experience a wealth of fun in Deansgate.

If you’re a lover of a particular pint, go to Mulligans for the best Guinness in town.

Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter exudes a creative and eclectic vibe with its independent shops, street art, and unique cafes, offering a mix of cultural live music venues such as Night and Day Café and Band on the Wall.


While Ancoats appeals to those seeking a quirky atmosphere with its vibrant canal side and diverse dining options.

If you love a walk with a coffee and a sweet treat in the morning, we would highly recommend The Flat Baker which is home to the iconic pistachio croissant.

First Street

Additionally, First Street emerges as a rising star in Manchester, offering green spaces, cultural experiences, and a sense of community, making it an attractive area for residents and visitors alike.

Some of our personal favourites for a good day out include Bunny Jacksons, HOME and Junkyard Golf.

Within the heart of First Street… Square Gardens

Square Gardens offers a unique co-living experience like no other.

At Square Gardens, you can enjoy the convenience of having all bills included without the hassle of joint tenancy agreements, allowing you to focus on what truly matters to you.

Step outside and you’ll find yourself in a haven of relaxation and socialisation with outdoor terraces and gardens, perfect for unwinding after a long day or mingling with your neighbours.

Need a quick snack or craving a coffee fix? No problem – you have a convenience store, cafes, and shops right at your doorstep.

For those looking to stay active, there’s a gym and wellness centre just a stone’s throw away, ensuring that your fitness goals are always within reach.

But the perks don’t stop there. Imagine hosting exclusive dinner parties for your friends in private dining areas, or easily collecting your favourite orders from Deliveroo, Uber Eats, and Hungry Panda at a dedicated collection area.

Plus, with exclusive resident lounges to retreat to and unwind, Square Gardens truly offers a new way of life that combines comfort, convenience, and community. Excited to learn more?

Step over to Square Gardens and discover the endless possibilities available.

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