Altrincham is a popular and affluent commuter town, just eight miles south west of Manchester City Centre and 10 miles east of Warrington. Altrincham is one of Greater Manchester’s oldest market towns and you will still find a market there today.

Things to do

Altrincham has three ice hockey teams and its own football club. In the main shopping centre you will find high street brands such as Boots, Next, Waterstones and Marks & Spencer's along with two department stores, House of Fraser and Debenhams. There is a good choice of cafes and restaurants as well as pubs and bars.

Established in 1914 Altrincham’s Garrick Theatre puts on 12 productions per year as well as playing host to visiting plays.

There are 10 conservation areas within Altrincham, The Downs, The Devisdale, Bowdon, Ashley Heath, Goose Green, Old Market Place, Sandiway, George Street, the Linotype Housing Estate and Stamford New Road.

Property for sale and to rent in Altrincham

There is a vast variety of different property types available in Altrincham, everything from large multi million pound mansions on the outskirts to modern town centre apartments.

Getting About

Altrincham is the terminus of the metrolink line from the City Centre and also has a train station which services Manchester Airport and the City Centre. The town centre is within easy reach of the M60, M56 and M6 Motorways.


Altrincham’s schools have an excellent reputation. There are several primary schools, two grammar schools and an independent secondary school in the area.


The National Trusts Dunham Massey and Tatton Park are both within easy reach of Altrincham. Both have stately home and an expanse of parkland to discover.

Stamford Park has won a Bronze award from the Greenspace Award Scheme and is listed as Grade II on the register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. There is 16 acres of parkland with Football Pitch, Tennis Courts, Sunken Pond and Rose Garden.