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Altrincham is a great place to live, work, invest, shop and enjoy varied leisure activities. As Trafford’s largest town with an historic Charter Market, Altrincham is well known for a wide variety of high quality specialist and contemporary high street retailers, a well-established market and good office accommodation, providing quality modern services in a heritage setting. Easily accessible, Altrincham town centre is conveniently located just off the A56 and the town is signposted from the M56, M60 and M6 motorway networks. The Metrolink system runs from Altrincham to Bury linking it with Manchester city centre, Salford and Eccles. The train from the town runs from Chester through to Manchester Piccadilly, stopping at major stations in between. Manchester Airport is also only a 15 minute drive from Altrincham town centre.
Altrincham has some of the best schools in Trafford and indeed the northwest, including top state schools Altrincham Girls’ and Boys’ Grammar schools, with numerous high-achieving primary schools including Stamford Park School, Brooklands Primary School and Hale Preparatory School also in the area.
Altrincham is brimming with places to pause for morning coffee, afternoon tea, a relaxing lunch or meeting friends for a drink at a nearby wine bar or traditional pub. The town boasts a seductive mix of fine dining experiences, with award winning restaurants, gastro pubs and independent specialist bars to choose from alongside the everyday well known national and international restaurant and pub chains.
The Stamford Quarter, one of Altrincham's main shopping centres, offers an exciting mix of major high street brands and department stores including House of Fraser, Desire by Debenhams, as well as independent retailers, creating a superb shopping destination in the heart of the town. Further along George Street, Grafton Mall is currently undergoing major refurbishment works and will also include a new hotel as part of the scheme. The beauty of looking to buy property in Altrincham is the huge range of housing available. There are plenty of beautiful period properties, but there are also terraced houses for first time buyers on a budget.
What makes Altrincham so attractive is the variety the area has to offer. There are three stately
homes in the area: Dunham Massey, Tatton and Arley Halls, all of which have landscaped gardens
open to the public. The Peak District and Lake District are both within a short distance by car. If
those don't take your fancy, the new multi-screen cinema and ice rink at the Station Location might
keep you amused instead- Altrincham can provide something for