New Homes in Bury
Found in close to the border with , Bury is a town with a superb location at the heart of the . Offering easy access to city centre by both road and public transport, new homes in Bury are also close to spots like and .
From shopping at the local market or the nearby Trafford Centre, you can pick which park you want to relax in, while you've got the large Burrs Country Park on the edge of town. If you’re after new developments near Bury, take a look at our selection below.
Live the Bury life
Whether you’re attracted by the bustling town centre, great access to Manchester and other parts of Greater Manchester, or the beautiful natural scenery right on your doorstep, there are lots of reasons to buy a new home in Bury. Another one is our set of which you could take advantage of when you buy through us. Our deal, for example, is a great way to remove a huge amount of the stress associated with buying a house, while potentially saving you a small fortune too.
Things to see and do in Bury
Bury is known for its busy market, which sells everything from fresh fruit and flowers to meat, fish, clothes and hardware. The black pudding stalls are particularly famous if you’re into those. The Fusilier Museum, Bury Art Museum and Bury Transport Museum are all close to the market, as well the remains of the town’s medieval castle.
The Rock is a buzzing shopping centre which is also home to a selection of bars and restaurants, as well as a cinema, while central green spaces include Openshaw Park and Clarence Park. Moving away from the town centre reveals larger natural environments like Burrs Country Park, Heaton Park and a number of reservoirs which are perfect for walks. There’s also Mubury Tor and the Rossendale Valley, where you’ll find a dry ski slope.
There are a number of outstanding primary schools close to the town centre. St Marie’s Roman Catholic Primary and St Thomas CofE are both in Ofsted’s top bracket, along with Guardian Angels RC Primary. Good secondary options include the Derby High School and Bury CofE High School, while Holy Cross College and Bury College cater for students aged 16 and up.
Bury transport links
As the final stop on one of Greater Manchester’s Metrolink lines, Bury has superb transport links both for getting into the centre of Manchester and to other parts of the county. If you work in the city centre, you should also be guaranteed a seat for your morning commute. Bury is also conveniently located for the M66, M60 and M62 motorways, while Manchester Airport is less than half an hour’s drive away too.
The Bury property scene
The property market in Bury encompasses everything from vast detached stone-built houses set into acres of land, to affordable 1 bedroom flats within walking distance of the town centre. Overall, house prices are lower than the national average, and also more than 5% lower than the average across the rest of Greater Manchester.
Help to Buy Bury
In Bury you can take advantage of Help to Buy North West if you are a first time buyer. Take a look at the Help to Buy North West page to find out how the scheme works and how it can help you move.