New 1 to 3 bed apartments in Castlefield, the heart of historic Manchester – from £232,984.

  • Luxury development in historic part of Manchester’s city.
  • Collection of 108 apartments over 8 storeys with residents roof terrace.
  • Prices from £232,984 for one bed apartment and from £270,856 for a two bed.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows, state-of-the-art fittings and distinctive interior design.
  • Construction underway, due for completion in October 2019.
  • 6% rental yield expected.
  • Full rental management available for investors.
  • Next to Bridgewater Canal with footpath access to the city.
  • Ideal sought-after location close to Business District, MediaCity UK and transport links.

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Excelsior development offers a beautiful collection of 108 apartments over 8 storeys set within Manchester’s sought-after city centre district, Castlefield. At the heart of this historic and vibrant part of the city, the development will transform the site of the former Excelsior book binding works into high-quality living spaces next to the Bridgewater Canal. A perfect location allowing residents to step out or cycle out directly onto a charming canal-side footpath with a traffic-free route to the city’s business, shopping and recreational activities. Castlefield hosts some of Manchester’s best independent restaurants, bars and pubs, which are right on the doorstep of this historic building. The Central Business District and MediaCityUK are also within short distances.

Combining an impressive grand entrance with double-height foyer, ample underground parking and cycle storage and a rooftop garden with stunning skyline views, the Excelsior provides a truly unique and luxury environment for residents wanting to live and work in Manchester’s city centre.
The development features high-quality one, two and three-bedroom apartments, with a selected range benefiting from balconies. The distinctive interior design looks to reinterpret the architectural past of the site and the surrounding historic area, taking inspiration from the building ‘inky’ history to form an aesthetic unique to Excelsior. The open-plan apartments are stunning and comfortable, flooded with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Wide plank wood effect flooring offers a blank canvas for any style of furniture, while LV spotlights create the perfect ambience. Each apartment has a state-of-the art fully fitted kitchen with premium quality appliances, while the modern bathrooms are all finished to the highest of standards with contemporary white suites. Equipped with future-proofed media and ultrafast broadband connections, the apartments are sleek and provide stunning spaces to entertain, relax and breathe.



Manchester has been declared a prime hotspot for property investment in the UK. Property prices have been predicted to rise by a whopping 30% within the next four years (Hometrack). Strong demand for city-centre living, a growing student population and masses of urban regeneration across the city are driving a boom in Manchester’s property market. The attractiveness of the city’s profile is giving a great number of first-time investors the confidence to take the plunge, as well as drawing property investors worldwide. Statistics demonstrate significant leaps in property pricing, mass hikes in demand for city centre housing, and growth and momentum that is set to continue. Manchester has been rated as the number one prospect for residential price growth over the next five years, with annual average growth of 4.2% compared with 2.4% across the UK (JLL). Demand for city centre living has been at the heart of this surge, in 2000 there were 10,000 people living in the heart of the city, now there are nearly 70,000. Excelsior has a prime city centre position, perfectly poised to appeal to the masses who are seeking to live close to where they work and play.

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