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The Brackens is a development of new homes in Swinton, enjoying a wealth of local amenities and situated around 20 minutes by car from the heart of Manchester. This collection of 3 and 4-bedroom homes... Read more ›

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  • 3 and 4-bedroom homes
  • Garages, or allocated parking to all properties
  • Well-regarded schools nearby
  • 20 minutes’ walk to the flourishing Monton village
  • About five miles from central Manchester
The Brackens Swinton, Greater Manchester

The Brackens is a development of new homes in Swinton, enjoying a wealth of local amenities and situated around 20 minutes by car from the heart of Manchester. This collection of 3 and 4-bedroom homes will appeal to first-time buyers, families and professionals working in the nearby major cities.

From £302,995 to £471,995
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off Campbell Road, Swinton,
M27 5GQ
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Homes available at The Brackens

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As we evolve, our homes should too, which is why all of our homes are carefully designed to stand the test of time. We combine expert craftsmanship with exceptional quality materials, creating flexible living spaces to be cherished for years to come.

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The siteplan is drawn to show the relative position of individual properties, not to scale. This is a two dimensional drawing and will not show land contours and gradients, boundary treatments, landscaping or local authority street lighting. Footpaths subject to change. For details of individual properties and availability please refer to our sales advisor.


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off Campbell Road, Swinton,
M27 5GQ
01615168117 Request information Register for updates

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 – 17:00

Tuesday 10:00 – 17:00

Wednesday 10:00 – 17:00

Thursday 10:00 – 19:00

Friday 10:00 – 17:00

Saturday 11:00 – 17:00

Sunday 11:00 – 17:00


Local Area

Stylish new homes in Swinton

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Stylish new homes in Swinton

The town of Swinton lies approximately five miles north-west of Manchester city centre. The Brackens can be found just off the A580 East Lancashire Road.

This development falls under Salford City Council.

The local area

  • The Deans Primary School
    15 mins
  • Swinton Park Golf Club
    5 mins
  • Trafford General Hospital
    15 mins
  • Swinton Train Station
    6 mins
  • intu Trafford Centre
    13 mins
  • Oakwood Park
    6 mins

Within walking distance of The Brackens, residents will find the popular Albert’s Restaurant and Bar, which offers classic British cuisine alongside Asian-inspired dishes; a selection of traditional pubs are also situated nearby. Around one mile away, Swinton town centre has several supermarkets, and a variety of high street stores and casual eateries located within the Swinton Square mall.

The flourishing Monton village lies about ten minutes’ drive from the development, and is renowned for its choice of independent retailers in addition to fashionable restaurants, cafés and bars, many of which are situated along Monton Road. These include Blacksticks, which offers a European-inspired menu of tapas, steaks and seafood, and Vintage Ambience, an all-day dining and cocktail bar that serves brunches, afternoon teas and evening dinners, alongside an extensive cocktail choice.

Approximately six miles from The Brackens is the Trafford Centre, boasting over 200 high street and designer stores, and family-friendly dining outlets. Further afield, Manchester city centre incorporates several commercial districts with shopping and restaurants to suit all tastes.

For walking, running and cycling, Livia park, situated a short drive from The Brackens, offers extensive green spaces with paths and cycleways, in addition to children’s play areas and public sports facilities.

Keen golfers will find two courses within easy reach of the development – Swinton Park Golf Club, and Worsley Golf Club, both of which are located about five minutes’ drive away. For football fans, Manchester United’s stadium, Old Trafford, is situated less than five miles from The Brackens; Etihad Stadium, home ground of Manchester City FC, lies about 20 minutes away by car.

Indoor family entertainment can be enjoyed at the Trafford Centre, which incorporates a multiplex cinema, aquarium, adventure golf course and two video arcade centres. The Chill Factore complex, near to the Trafford Centre, features the UK’s longest real snow slope, on which visitors can ski and snowboard, or enjoy child-friendly activities such as sledging.

Further afield, the Salford Quays provide a choice of leisure and entertainment options; in addition to contemporary restaurants and outlet shopping, these include a watersports and outdoor activities centre and The Lowry arts complex, which has several galleries and theatres. Manchester city centre, renowned for its diverse arts and culture scene and legendary musical heritage, boasts a wealth of prominent live music venues and theatres, which range from intimate clubs to large arenas that regularly host major international acts.

Families at The Brackens are served by several well-regarded schools located nearby, a number of which are within walking distance.

The Deans Primary School, Moorside Primary School and Moorside High School can all be reached in less than a 15-minute walk from the development. Younger pupils are also served by St Peter’s CE, St Charles’ RC and Broadoak primary schools. Branwood Preparatory School provides an independent education for children aged three to 11, and can be found around five minutes away by car.

The Co-op Academy, approximately a mile from The Brackens, additionally serves older students in the area.

Further education is provided by Salford City College, which has several campuses; the nearest campus to the development is Eccles Sixth Form College, less than 15 minutes’ walk away. The college also has a University Centre which offers courses up to a degree level, and is situated about ten minutes’ drive away.

Those who wish to pursue higher education will be within easy reach of University of Salford, as well as Manchester’s several universities, which include the esteemed University of Manchester – ranked 57th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.

The Brackens is situated a short drive from the A580 East Lancashire Road, for Liverpool, Salford and Manchester. Around five minutes’ drive from the development is junction 13 of the M60, which links to the M61 for Bolton and Preston to the north, and the M62 for Warrington to the south.

The nearest railway station is Swinton, about a mile away, which offers direct services to destinations including Manchester Victoria, Southport and Blackburn. Just over two miles away, Eccles railway station provides direct services to Liverpool Lime Street and Crewe.

For domestic and international travel, Manchester Airport can be reached in less than 20 minutes’ drive from Swinton.

Please note that while every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, particulars regarding local amenities and their proximity should be considered as general guidance only. The identification of schools and other educational establishments is intended to illustrate the relationship to the development only and does not represent a guarantee of eligibility or admission. Journey times are representative of journeys made by car unless stated otherwise and may vary according to travel conditions and time of day. Sources: Good Maps, The AA, Transport for London and National Rail.

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