According to certain reports, Collyhurst is one of the most deprived areas in the UK â€“ however the area now flourishes from multicultural influences and regeneration projects. The average property value in Collyhurst is Â£78, 537 â€“ which is a change of -0.47 over the year.
The River Irk also flows through the area. The Beautiful South filmed their video for the single â€œManchesterâ€ near Billy Greenâ€™s Pub in Collyhurst (closed as of 2012) â€“ which featured in the TV show â€œToughest Pubs in Britainâ€. An area of Manchester, it lies 1.5 miles to the northeast of the city centre. It lies on the A664 (Rochdale Road) and the A62 (Oldham Road).