Moving to Stretford, Greater Manchester? What you need to know

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Moving to Stretford, Greater Manchester - What you need to know
Moving to Stretford, Greater Manchester - What you need to know

So you are thinking of moving to Stretford in Greater Manchester? You've found some estate agents and they have told you what you wanted to hear. You've read some speil by a local councillor who says that Stretford is on the up an up? Now it's time for a bit of reality. Cold hard statistics culled from the Police, the Indices of Deprivation and the latest census. Is Stretford the land of milk and honey or are Eccles, Sale and Salford a lot better? Time to find out.

Crime in Stretford

Using the latest Police street crime figures for the month of February 2021 we have compiled a table of the most voilent Policing areas in and around Stretford. Naturally the more urban and more central areas will have a higher rate of crime, but often you can be surprised when that is not the case and that is the area you want to move to.

How grim is your Postcode?
Polcing Area Voilent Crimes
Gorse Hill 1
Firswood 1
Little Bolton 1
Barton upon Irwell 1
Trafford Park 0
Ashton upon Mersey 0
Chorlton-cum-Hardy 0
Sale 0
Crofts Bank 0
Dumplington 0

The English Indices of Deprivation also has crime statistics for Stretford. These statitics are published by the government every 2-3 years. They are a measure of how likely you are to be a victim of personal or material crime in an area, such as muggings or burglary. We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Stretford. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst.

Ward Average rank in England
Flixton (Best) 22181/32845
Davyhulme West 21352/32845
Davyhulme East 20568/32845
Urmston 19194/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 18750/32845
Gorse Hill 17401/32845
Priory 16514/32845
St Mary's 15565/32845
Sale Moor 13613/32845
Stretford (Worst) 9125/32845
Reader Opinion:

Eccles, you can only judge a sh*thole by what passes through it

Your Health in Stretford

If you are thinking of moving to Stretford, you want to know if the place is likely to put you on a downward spiral of ill health. We've taken the healh question from the latest census to find out and how Stretford compares to its neighbouring local authorities. People were asked to rate their current health from very bad to very good;

Local Authority Very Bad Bad Fair Good Very Good
Manchester 1.72% 5.37% 12.45% 31.69% 48.76%
Wigan 1.49% 5.7% 14.72% 32.7% 45.39%
Stockport 1.21% 4.41% 13.27% 33.27% 47.83%
Trafford (Stretford) 1.13% 4.09% 12.16% 31.64% 50.97%

The English Indices of Deprivation also has health statistics for Stretford. They measures the risk of premature death and the impairment of quality of life through poor physical or mental health, lovely! We've collated an average rank for all the Lower Super Output Areas (LSOA) in each ward in and around Stretford. The table below shows ten wards in this area, from the best to the worst;

Ward Average rank in England
Priory (Best) 21576/32845
Ashton upon Mersey 19334/32845
Sale Moor 17119/32845
St Mary's 16934/32845
Davyhulme West 16504/32845
Davyhulme East 15560/32845
Flixton 14621/32845
Urmston 12166/32845
Gorse Hill 10782/32845
Stretford (Worst) 10759/32845
Reader Opinion:

Salford...from a foreigner's perspective.

Deprivation in Stretford

Using the English Indices of Deprivation statistics, we've collated the average Index of Multiple Deprivation rank of all the LSOAs in the wards in and around Stretford. In layman's terms, this is how rough the ward is based on mutiple measures of deprivation including; employment, income, health, crime, housing and outside space.

Ward Average rank in England
Ashton upon Mersey (Best) 24517/32845
Priory 23506/32845
Davyhulme West 22444/32845
Flixton 21469/32845
Davyhulme East 21189/32845
St Mary's 20685/32845
Sale Moor 19849/32845
Urmston 17420/32845
Gorse Hill 13126/32845
Stretford (Worst) 11865/32845

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