Sale Town Centre

Sale is a busy commuter suburb.

Pedestrianised shopping on tree-lined School Road and in ‘The Square Shopping Centre’ create an accessible Town Centre, while a buoyant café and restaurant quarter is found on Northenden Road.

Sale has a large population of office employees and the Town Centre has over one million sq.ft of occupied retail, office and leisure floorspace.

Why Sale?

  • Recently listed as the fourth most desirable place to live in the United Kingdom
  • Low vacancy rate
  • 0.9 miles / 4 minutes to junction 7, M60
  • 7.1 miles / 14 minutes to Manchester Airport
  • Catchment population of approximately 52,000 residents
  • Home to over 200 retailers and independent businesses
 Key Assets
  • The Waterside is home to a theatre and flexible arts and events space.
  • The Bridgewater Canal is a major heritage and leisure attraction and links Sale to the main waterway networks in the North West. The Bridgewater Way has recently been widened and improved to encourage cycling.
  • The Sale Metrolink tram stop is in the heart of the Town Centre.
  • 1,600 Car Parking Spaces are available within the Town Centre.
  • Sale Leisure Centre provides a key leisure destination.
 Recent & Planned Developments
  • Proposals to redevelop The Square Shopping Centre, including new residential development, retail floorspace development and retail/leisure floorspace. 
  • A Public Realm and Movement Strategy will guide future comprehensive improvements to the public realm and wayfinding. To request a copy of the strategy please email
  • Planned redevelopment of the former Sale Magistrates Court site on the A56 for a mixed use scheme.