Castle Irwell

Castle Irwell, Salford

Castle Irwell is a 600-home project set in beautifully landscaped surroundings, creating an oasis of calm, only a short drive, bus, or cycle from the city centre.

This new destination home project is designed with community in mind, with central organic gardens and play areas at its heart. Homes in Castle Irwell benefit from contemporary design and luxury finishing connected with the beauty of riverside living. The perfect place to relax and wind down after a busy day's work.




Project Timeline

Nov 2021

Phase 1 Plots 1 & 2 Complete

May 2022

Phase 1 Complete

Jun 2022

Phase 2 Commence

Nov 2022

Planning Determination for Phase 2

April 2023

Phase 2 Complete

May 2023

Phase 3 Commence


Homes at Castle Irwell benefit from contemporary and modern design connected with the beauty of a riverside setting.

The distinctive Castle Irwell affords homeowners the unique opportunity to design their interiors to their own personal tastes, selecting from their choice of premium Magnet Kitchens, CDA integrated appliances, Quick Step wood-laminate flooring and Shaw carpets. Bathrooms and en-suites are fitted with Vitra appliances and Hansgroer brass wear Porcelanosa tiles as standard.

Find out more about this project on the Salboy website

  • 35 acres comprising 600 dwellings
  • 2-, 3- and 4-bedroom new homes
  • Listed turnstile entrance building
  • Riverside living with array of beautiful local wildlife
  • Stunning landscaping including six courtyards and a public park
  • Safe and secure environment
  • Luxury finishing including Magnet kitchens designed to buyer specifications
  • Community focus
  • Beautifully designed and individual modern dwellings
  • Children’s play area

Key Stats

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35 acres

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600 dwellings

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£90 million

The local area


The development is set on land surrounded by the River Irwell, which was once the site of the Manchester Racecourse. A short distance from the University of Salford, and 20 minutes from Manchester city centre, benefiting from several public transport links, including four bus stops which surround the project.


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