Manchester has topped a list of the safest cities in the UK to live in following analysis from Homedit.com. The results were based on rankings in six criteria with Manchester performing particularly strongly in all of them.
The extensive study looked a crime rates per 1,000 residents, high and low flood risks, fire station and hospital coverage as well as street-light expenditure. Manchester recorded an impressive safety score of 85 out of 100, well ahead of its nearest competitor.
Manchester is now well established as the UK’s leading property investment hotspot, and the news of its impressive safety record will be welcomed by investors in the city.
As well as being named the “safest city in the UK”, Manchester was recently voted 3rd best city in the world and the second most luxurious city in the UK. There is no doubt that the city is currently thriving. With an increasing number of people deciding to move into the city, demand for rental accommodation in the city is only set to increase.
It’s no wonder massive global brands have been choosing to set up offices in the city. Amazon, Google, Microsoft and the BBC all have major headquarters in Manchester. On top of that, homegrown local businesses such as the Hut Group have grown from their Manchester base to become $1bn+ “unicorns” which further put the city on the map.
The level of public and private investment into the city shows no signs of slowing and will continue to attract people from around the country and convince highly-trained young professional graduates that their future lies in Manchester.
With safety and success built in, Manchester property investment continues to be a fantastic option for any portfolio. To find out more about why you should invest in Manchester, contact our team today.