Month: September 2017

the little face of the heatons

Venture Studios in Heaton Chapel are opening a competition to find ‘The Little Face of The Heatons’, in association with MOOR.

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heatons library coffee morning

Fancy a coffee? Why not make your way down to Heaton Moor Library on a Wednesday morning between 10.30am and 11.30am. The library are hosting this great event giving you the chance to catch up with friends over a coffee in a relaxed atmosphere and why not even take a book out while you are there for yourself and learn something new. It’s also a great opportunity to introduce reading to young children or perhaps book at  new story for bed time.

For more information please email libraries@stockport.gov.uk.

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family fun day at manchester road park

Friends of Manchester Road Park, have a ‘Family Fun Day’ on Sunday 24th September between 1-4pm at Manchester Road Park, Heaton Chapel.

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Annualised breakdown of sales by type

We’ve used a donut chart (excuse the American spelling) to illustrate the mix of properties that have sold in the last 12 months. Given the profile of the housing stock in the area, there’s nothing too surprising here, but it’s interesting to see how the different types of properties are represented in the local market.

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life-cycles in our area

Life cycle profile is a useful indicator of the complexion of residents in a locality. Some areas, like inner cities and built-up areas, have lots of young single people who live in flat shares or alone. Most of the suburban parts of the country are filled up with families. Some parts have a large elderly population, particularly around the coast.

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Prices by type in the last few years

The average unweighted sold prices of houses and flats have generally seen a steady incline over the last eight years. It’ll come as no massive surprise the houses are typically more expensive than flats but, the movements over time are nonetheless telling.

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How commuting patterns are helping the local property market

How often we commute to the office and how long it takes each day has major implications on where we all choose to live. While the ever-increasing use of technology has made it easier to work from home, most people living in Britain still take part in the ‘daily grind’, with a staggering three-million commuters now spending more than two hours to get to work.

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