Our area guide to living in Broughton

A suburb in the metropolitan borough of Salford, Broughton is situated south of Prestwich and historically was a part of Lancashire. The area has experienced regeneration and development over the last few years and is a great place to live, within commuting distance of Manchester city centre.

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Broughton is serviced by excellent public transport links and easy access to motorway networks. Bury New Road runs straight through Broughton, which is a main road leading straight into Manchester City Centre. 

Broughton is perfectly located for commuters and a journey into the centre of Manchester should be no more than a 25 minute bus ride, or 10 minute car journey.



Broughton is only a 10 minute drive from Manchester Fort Shopping Park, which provides great shopping and dining opportunities with free parking. 

A variety of supermarkets, including ASDA and Lidl, are all located within the Broughton area.

Broughton is only a 10 minute drive or 25 minute bus ride from Manchester city centre where the well-stocked Arndale centre and bustling market street are located.



The suburb of Broughton and its nearby areas are home to a diverse community and boast more than 40 synagogues and churches of various religions. There is a well-regarded range of schools including several independent Jewish schools.



An area of the city that has seen tremendous recent growth and development, Broughton offers a broad range of modern developments, turn-of-the-century terraced housing, large period family homes, and everything in between.