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Why Move To Oldham

Oldham is a borough of contrasts. From the vibrant urban towns in the west of the borough that sits adjacent to Manchester city centre, to the picturesque villages of Saddleworth that provide a gateway to the Peak District National Park.

Oldham is a proud and thriving borough that is home to approximately 217,000 people, 40% of which are between 16 and 44 years of age and one fifth under the age of 15.

Oldham is a borough with a deep routed tradition for enterprise and entrepreneurship evidenced by a strong business base of over 6,000 businesses which span a range of key sectors including advanced manufacturing, construction, digital and creative and financial and professional services.

The borough is also home to a number of national and international brands and companies including the Mirror Group, Diodes Incorporated, Ferranti Technologies, DCT Civil Engineering Ltd.

The Regional Science Centre, part of Oldham Sixth Form College, is set to create a new model for science education nationally.

Removals Company Oldham

Are you moving in and around an need removals Oldham? Moving house can be stressful at the best of times and with bills to pay, post to redirect and home insurance to source, there is more than enough to start thinking about. One thing you are certainly going to have to start thinking about in plenty of time is how you are going to move your personal belongings to your new home.

Many people underestimate the scale of the task and hire a removals van for a few hours to do it themselves. Only to later come unstuck when they have more items than they first thought, get the timing wrong and end up shelling out more money, or worse still, damage their own goods. Moving home furnishings is a skill and whether you are looking to move to a larger home or downsize, it will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly.

What to do in Oldham

Located between Manchester and the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, there’s more to Oldham than you think…home to more than 30 parks and green spaces, Oldham is located just off the motorway network and only 6.9 miles from Manchester city centre and is easily accessible by Metrolink.

Vibrant cultural events and unique traditions like the Whit Friday Brass Band contests. Countryside escapes in the Peak District National Park and Oldham’s country parks.  Activities from outdoor pursuits to shopping in boutique shops and high street stores.  Inspiring attractions such as the refurbishment and extension to listed former Old Town Hall with a seven-screen Odeon cinema, restaurants and a coffee shop.

Gallery Oldham, Oldham Coliseum Theatre, historic canals and Roman forts.  A great choice of accommodation, perfect wedding venues and local food and drink.

Oldham Coliseum is a building-based producing theatre. The company produces eight shows a year on its main stage, offering a balanced programme of drama, comedy, musical, new writing and new writing. it also operates as a receiving house for touring productions, visiting companies, and special one-night events. Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Oldham is always brimming with family fun and festivals! Check out http://www.visitoldham.com for more info.

Property in Oldham

Oldham has just been given the green light for a ‘game-changing’ £60m town centre development, which is set to bring a Marks & Spencer to the town.

The new development will bring 800 new homes and apartments and will see an extra 150,000 sq ft of retail space.

There is also the possibility of a new 80-bed hotel or 36 apartments being built. This new site will be a short journey from the new Oldham town centre Metrolink intersection. January 2014, saw the opening on a new Oldham town centre Metrolink line. Journeys from Oldham Mumps to Manchester Victoria now take just half an hour. Metrolink passengers from here are provided with an integrating tram and bus service and a new, free park and ride site.

Metrolink is the borough’s largest infrastructure project undertaken, it is now the largest light rail network in the UK, with a fleet of close to 100 trams running to 92 stops across Greater Manchester.

House prices in Oldham are well below the national average, by a little over 54%. While house prices are yet to feel the benefit of the ripple effect, the area does have solid yields because of the low cost of properties. Between 2010-15 Oldham was in the top 10 for rental yields (4.98%), making the area an excellent choice for buy-to-let investors with a smaller amount of capital available.

Schools & Education in Oldham

Oldham’s £9m Digital Career College opened in January 2015, the first of its kind in the country. Dedicated to innovation and digital technology, it is home to a high tech Fab Lab offering digital printing, media & coding courses.

The three most highly rated schools with first-class Ofsted reports are:

The Blue Coat CofE School — http://www.blue-coat.oldham.sch.uk

St Damian’s RC Science College — http://www.stdamians.co.uk

New Bridge School — http://newbridgeschool.net

More information on researching and finding schools in the Oldham area is available here:
https://www.schoolguide.co.uk/best-schools-in/oldham

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