About Carrington in Manchester

Carrington is a small village to the west of Manchester and its history as an energy provider makes it a very literal part of the Northern Powerhouse.

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Carrington is the home of a brand new Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station which supplies energy to approximately 1 million homes. The village has a strong sporting background thanks to its footballing connections and its position close to the Manchester Ship Canal has given the area a long industrial history.

Average House Prices in Carrington

Carrington house prices are on the up. The average price of a property in the area is £199,745, with semi-detached houses seeing the greatest increase in the last 12 months of just over 3%. This means that the average price for a semi-detached property in Carrington is now £165,472, whilst detached houses can command prices of £257,523.

The current average value of a Carrington flat is £58,028, and terraced houses, which have seen their value grow by 0.48% in the last year are now £175,294.

Area Map of Carrington

Transport Links in Carrington

Motorway6.5 Miles
Airport10 Miles
Bus Station2.5 Miles
Train Station1 Mile

Supermarkets in Carrington

  • Iceland
    Urmston Shopping Centre, Eden Square, Urmston - 1.61 miles
  • Urmston Shopping Centre
    Eden Square, Urmston - 1.62 miles
  • Sainsbury's
    Urmston Shopping Centre, Eden Square, Urmston - 1.66 miles

Things To Do in Carrington

Football fans can find the training facilities and Academy of Manchester United in Carrington, which is a great source of employment for the area. Carrington also boasts its own Riding Centre for young people who love horses and there are also a number of charming parks that young and old can enjoy. Surrounding towns offer a great number of activities, and the nearby Trafford Centre is a great day out that offers something for everyone.

Restaurants & Bars in Carrington

Carrington is a quiet village with some lovely pubs that are perfect for a drink with friends or a meal. There are also takeaways for when a night in is a better option.

The surrounding towns of Urmston, Altrincham and Sale provide a wide range of amenities with restaurants providing cuisine from around the world as well as more traditional options, meaning there is something everyone can enjoy within easy reach.

Schools & Universities in Carrington

Primary Schools

  • St Michael’s Church of England Primary School
    The Grove, Urmston - 0.69 miles
  • All Saints Caltholic Primary School
    Cedar Road, Sale - 1.33 miles
  • Irlam Primary School
    Liverpool Road, Irlam - 1.79 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Wellacre Academy
    Irlam Road, Urmston - 1.1 miles
  • Urmston Grammar School
    Newton Road, Urmston - 1.52 miles
  • St Antony’s Catholic College
    Bradfield Road, Urmston - 2.16 miles


  • Irlam & Codishead College
    Station Road, Irlam - 1.96 miles


  • University of Salford
    Crescent, Salford - 5.85 miles
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
    All Saints, Manchester - 6.51 miles
  • University of Manchester
    Oxford Road, Manchester - 6.6 miles

Hospitals & Doctors in Carrington


  • Dr PMA Simpson & Partners
    Bodmin Road, Sale - 1.35 miles
  • Urmston Group Practice
    Woodsend Crescent Road, Urmston - 1.4 miles
  • Firsway Health Centre
    Sale - 1.42 miles


  • Trafford General Hospital
    Moorside Road, Davyhulme - 1.43 miles
  • Altrincham Hospital
    Railway Street, Altrincham - 3.56 miles
  • Salford Royal Hospital
    Stott Lane, Salford - 4.48 miles

Property News and Blogs for Carrington

Tips on selling your home during the winter months

Tips on selling your home during the winter months

While winter is one of the slowest times of the year in regards to property sales, this very fact means that the buyers who are active in this season will tend to be the most committed ones.

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