24.05.18 / Lifestyle

Why renting at The Slate Yard is so unique

At The Slate Yard, just off Manchester’s Spinningfields, beautiful and contemporary apartments come as standard. But it’s the extra touches, services and facilities we offer at no extra cost that really make us stand out.

If you’re looking to rent a home right in the heart of the city, here’s why renting at The Slate Yard would be an experience to remember, for all the right reasons!

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21.05.18 / Interior design

Easy decorating tips to transform your home

Here at The Slate Yard, we're creating the new rules of renting. Rule no. 6 is to get creative, and here's some tips to do just that. 

At The Slate Yard, we encourage all our residents to get creative and put their individual stamp on their apartment, because we understand that for somewhere to really feel like home, you’ve got to make it your own. That's why getting creative is one of our new rules of renting.

From refreshing rooms with paint, adding interest with decorative accessories or experimenting with lighting, here are some easy ways to completely transform your interiors and make them feel more like home.

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17.04.18 / Spinningfields

6 things you never knew about Manchester

Ah, Manchester, we may be a little bias, but we think it’s the best city. Packed full of culture, with heaps of history, a world renowned music scene, top class night life, amazing restaurants, bars and great beer. It’s got it all, and we are proud to call it our home.

The Slate Yard offers stylish homes to rent right in the heart of the city next to the busy and vibrant area of Spinningfields, so you can take advantage of everything that Manchester has to offer.

In celebration of this wonderful city, we’ve rounded up some interesting facts that you never knew about Manchester. Get ready to fall even more in love.

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06.04.18 / Lifestyle

How to smash your long-term goals

At The Slate Yard, we believe that residents should have complete peace of mind when it comes to renting, that’s why we offer short-term, long-term and flexible contracts. Our residents can stay from six months to five years, so you can confidently plan for the future that suits you.

And planning for the future means considering some of the goals that will help you tick off that bucket list...

Whether you would like to make a career change, start a family, or run a marathon, here are some positive habits to form that will help you to smash your goals, and be the best you can be.

Don’t worry, some of them are dead easy too!

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06.04.18 / Lifestyle

5 ways to incorporate more exercise into your daily routine

These days, our lives are extremely busy. City life especially can be fast-paced and full on, with so many work and personal commitments. Sometimes, it can be difficult not to get caught up in it all, and when you’re feeling stressed or overstretched, exercise is often the first thing to be compromised.

But it’s important to take care of yourself with a healthy diet and lifestyle, including regular exercise. Exercise has many health benefits, including reducing heart disease, improving mood, regulating stress levels, aiding sleep - the list goes on. But being more active doesn't necessarily mean spending hours in the gym, which many of us would struggle to do.

Here’s how to be more active in your daily routine without really trying. So not having enough time is no longer an excuse!

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19.03.18 / Lifestyle

The ultimate guide to brunch in Manchester

Avocado on toast. Fluffy American pancakes. Bottomless Bloody Marys. A loaded full English breakfast. What’s not to love about brunch?

Manchester’s vibrant and cultural city centre is the perfect environment for artisan brunch spots and cute, quirky cafés, so it’s no surprise that these abound. All offering a myriad of tasty treats, with so many places upping their brunch game, we’re really spoilt for choice.

So here’s our round-up of the best spots in the city centre. We’ve got all your brunch bases covered.

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26.02.18 / Lifestyle

Manchester’s top five secret drinking dens

If there’s one thing Manchester has no shortage of it’s great bars. The city centre is jam-packed with all sorts of different drinking dens, serving up everything from craft beers to experimental cocktails and sophisticated wines.

But if you’re looking for somewhere a bit different, exciting and off the beaten track, here are the best secret bars in Manchester to add to your next bar crawl. To find these hidden gems, you just have to know where to look...

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25.10.17 / Interior design

And... Action!

In order to share just how great The Slate Yard experience is, we’ve been busy filming some fun films that give you a glimpse into life at Manchester’s most exciting new development which has been built exclusively for rent.

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14.09.17 / Lifestyle

Four amazing North West attractions to visit with The Slate Yard’s Car Club

One of the greatest benefits of The Slate Yard living is the car club – we’ve partnered with Enterprise who have a large fleet of cars and vans spread across an ever-increasing number of UK cities, including Manchester and Salford, and you’ll have access to all of them.

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14.09.17 / Lifestyle

Four Virgin Media-exclusive box sets to enjoy with The Slate Yard

One of the wonderful benefits of living at The Slate Yard is the free Virgin Media base package of 100Mbps fibre broadband in your luxury apartment. We couldn’t imagine living somewhere without broadband, and we’re not about to let you go through that either. It is 2017, after all.

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“Moving into The Slate Yard was such a good decision, and couldn't have been easier. Stunning new apartments in a great location, with comfortable and welcoming communal areas. Plus the kind of service and care you get from a top hotel!”

Clair Heaviside, Resident

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