Historically Castlefield played a key role in Britain’s industrial revolution, being the focal point for the regions canal and then rail network. The evidence of this industrial past still remains today with a number of 18th Century warehouses lining the canal side.
These warehouses have now being converted into offices, apartments, bar and restaurants. The canals now cater for leisure cruisers rather than industrial barges as the area has become an attractive tourist location.
Located to the west of Manchester City Centre, Castlefield is only a short walk away from the city centres main attractions. Deansgate Train Station and GMEX Metro Station is only half a mile away and both provide regular services to Manchester Piccadilly.
The A57(M) Manchester’s inner ring road, is only a quarter of a mile away from Castlefield, and provides access to the regions motorway network. Manchester International Airport is 8 miles south of the city.