About Us

Our Doormen

Housing Units is more than just Manchester's biggest and best Furniture and Home Furnishing department store. Since we first opened our doors in 1947, we have prided ourselves on offering a winning combination of an endless choice of on trend, stylish, high quality products backed up by the unique Housing Units shopping experience and exceptional levels of customer service.

Our focus remains firmly on ensuring the complete satisfaction of our customers from the minute you walk through our doors or visit our website.

We aim to be the first and only place you need to visit when searching for inspirational and stylish products to furnish your home. Whether it is a bold statement piece or subtle soft furnishings, we have everything you need to complete your dream home.

Manchester’s Biggest Furniture And Home Furnishing Department Store

Visit our store and experience over 200,000 square feet of home furniture and interior design ideas. We have more than 30,000 products, including everything you need for your living room, dining room, bedroom and nursery along with a wide range of electric fires, gas fires and beautiful fire surrounds, stylish bathroom displays, a stunning picture and mirror gallery and much more besides.

There’s also something special for the little ones in your life, come and visit our Coo Chi Coo baby store and our Kids World, aimed at under 10’s. We stock designer clothes, footwear, toys and bedroom furniture. We’re in the crescent along with the Housing Units Furniture Outlet.

With the convenience of 500 free car parking spaces there is more than enough room for everyone.

A Magical Shopping Experience

You’ll feel the Housing Units difference from the moment you arrive and you are greeted by our famous doormen in their top hats and yellow blazers.

With 300 friendly, experienced staff available to make you feel welcome and offer you help and advice, we aim to make your visit a thoroughly enjoyable experience from start to finish.

Our customer service and attention to detail continues all the way from the moment you arrive in our store to the moment your goods arrive in your home and beyond.

If you are having your goods delivered to your home, we ensure that our delivery team keep you fully informed about the time of arrival of your goods. If your goods are delivered by our Housing Units fleet, our staff will fully unpack and install your goods in the room of your choice, taking great care to leave your home as clean as tidy as they arrived.

What's in Store?

Free Parking Disabled Access
Free Wifi Baby Changing
Hollinwood Café Wickentree Restaurant
Fires, Fireplaces and Stoves Rug & Carpet Centre
Interior Design Centre Natuzzi Studio
Furniture Outlet KidsWorld & Nursery
Mirror and Picture Gallery Curtains and Blinds  
Lighting Department Kitchenware and Tableware


The Wickentree Restaurant

Relax And Meet Your Friends

If you want to make a day of it, need a break from your shopping or simply want to meet up with friends we have two impressive dining and refreshment venues, both offering fresh and tasty menus in a friendly and comfortable setting.

The fabulous fully licensed Wickentree Restaurant offers our famous Afternoon Teas and fine dining and if you drop in on Thursday evenings or Sunday lunchtimes you can enjoy the accompaniment of live piano music. If it’s a quick pit stop mid shop then visit the relaxed Hollinwood cafe, from delicious lite bites to home made pies and a great selection of tasty pastries.

Our amazing dining experience is one reason why we have so many regular customers who visit our store to socialise as well as shop.

Discover The Magic Yourself

We could say more, however, we believe that the best way to really understand what makes Housing Units unique is to come and experience the magic yourself.

We look forward to welcoming you to our store soon.

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