Gascoigne Halman Discuss Altrincham

June 26, 2012 10:52 am

Gascoigne HalmanAltrincham 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. Satnav settings – WA14 1BL.. 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 main stations between. Manchester Airport is also only a 15 minute drive from Altrincham town centre.

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 is one of Altrincham’s main shopping centres offers an exciting mix of major high street brands, department store – House of Fraser, Desire by Debenhams and 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.gascoigne halman altrincham

What makes Altrincham so attractive is the variety of things the area has to offer. There are three stately homes in the area: Dunham Massey, Tatton and Arley Hall. 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. There are also some of the best schools in Trafford around the area.

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 plenty of terraced houses for first time buyers on a budget. Appealing to a wide range of buyers, Altrincham has something for everyone.


This article was written by Gascoigne Halman; formed in 1990 with offices in Wilmslow and Prestbury. The number of offices has now grown to 17 across South Manchester and North Cheshire. Gascoigne Halman’s success is much to do with the people we employ and it is our belief that we offer an unrivalled level of professionalism together with excellent local knowledge.

As well as providing services for residential sales and lettings we also provide a  number of specialist departments that have been set up to provide our customers with a broader service.  These departments are: Private Finance, Residential Letting & Management, Survey Department, Administration, and Conveyancing.


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  1. Not to mention the more quirky and interesting aspects of life in Altrincham, many of which are cultural and have sprung up relatively recently: the monthly Vintage, craft and producers market, Altrincham Film Club, the new local art and creative space Local Creation, a literary festival in September (Denzell Bookfest) not to mention a secret supperclub and my own underground tea room…all there to be discovered if you just scratch the surface…

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