A large village in Greater Manchester with over 15,000 residents, Hale is in the borough of Trafford. A small ethnic community resides in the area, however, the majority consider themselves to be Christian. Housing in the area is slightly more expensive on average in comparison to the rest of the UK, with the majority of locals employed in either business or retail. However, there is a higher than average number of locals self-employed and a low unemployment rate in the area.
Striking architecture is notable in the village with Royd House, designed by Edgar Wood and a grade I listed building being one of the strongest examples. Hale also features a bowling green, library, pubs, restaurants, hotels and parks, as well as a mosque and church. Hale railway station is in the heart of the village, allowing easy access to Manchester and Cheshire. It's a good option for those who work in Salford or central Manchester and are searching for a home with character and history.