Moss Side

The One Manchester Guide to all things Moss Side

Moss Side is a located approximately 1.9 miles south of Manchester city centre, Moss Side is bounded by Hulme to the north, Whalley Range to the south and Fallowfield and Rusholme to the east. Find out more about Moss Side activities, fun facts and community groups below!

Moss Side One Manchester
  • We own almost 1,000 properties in Moss Side, predominately on the Alexandra Park estate, but also on the opposite side of Princess Parkway. Most of our homes in the area are terraced properties, and flats many of which were built in the 1970s. We also own two sheltered schemes – Frank Hatton and Will Griffiths – and have created a community garden. The Clockworks development is in Moss Side, providing 105 two-bedroom apartments available at rent-to-buy later in 2019.
  • The area stretches across both sides of Princess Parkway, with the Alexandra Park estate to the west, bordered by the 60-acre site that is listed Grade 2 on the English Heritage Register of Parks and Gardens. To the east, the area is made-up of older, terraced properties with the brewery to the north.
  • Known for its strong and vibrant community, Moss Side has been home to the city’s annual Caribbean Carnival since 1972, attracting 30,000 visitors each year.
  • Moss Side has a strong history of brewing dating back to the 18th century - the Heineken factory currently resides here.
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