Beswick is an area of Manchester â€“ it neighbours Manchesterâ€™s district of Bradford to the east. The two areas are collectively referred to as â€œBradford-with-Beswickâ€. Both the Ashton Canal and the River Medlock run through Beswick.
As with many districts in East Manchester â€“ Beswick is historically an economically deprived area â€“ although since the 2002 Commonwealth Games, the area has improved. The area is only a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station. It is home to the largest Asda in the country. Beswick is also home to the Etihad Stadium â€“ which Manchester City Football Club rent from the Manchester City Council.
Plans for regeneration and investment in the area include Manchester Cityâ€™s Sports Village complete with bars and a hotel, and a new Aquatics centre which is due to have a Metro (tram) line running through within the coming years. Beswick is also home to the Manchester Velodrome and BMX Centre.
The average property value in Beswick stands at Â£98, 281 which is down 0.83% from the previous year. The average asking price of properties in the area however is around Â£115, 000. The average asking rent per calendar month in Beswick is Â£617.