Blackley is approximately 3 miles north of Manchester City Centre by the River Irk. It is crossed by a main arterial road from the city centre, Rochdale Road (A664) to Middleton. It’s well served in terms of green space and parks with significant open spaces as Tweedale Common, Irk Valley and Nut Bank Common. Additionally Boggart Hole Clough is a country park where walks can be taken. The park also has many leisure facilities including a bowling green, tennis and basketball courts, boating lake and an athletics track. Heaton Park and Blackley Forest are nearby.
Like many areas in Manchester, Blackley is well served by buses on Rochdale Road (A664) and Cheetham Hill Road/Bury Old Road (A665) directly to and from Manchester city centre. There are frequent metrolink trams from Bowker Vale to and from Manchester city centre and as far south as Altrincham and as far north as Bury. Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway is the northern boundary of Blackley.
Blackley has a number of primary schools and secondary education is served by the Co-operative Academy of Manchester.
For the sports minded there is Blackley Golf Club, AFC Blackley and Blackley Cricket Club.
Blackley offers local shops and of course easy access to Manchester City Centre where everything you could possibly need or want is available.
Harpurhey has a large daily market, shopping district, police station and leisure centre.
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