Blog/3 Mar 2021

Q&A with the Duet Team

Deciding where to live and what location is right for you can be difficult, especially if you aren’t able to visit your prospective home in person. At Duet, our on-site team is dedicated to building a community and making renting easy and convenient for our residents. We’re also committed to helping those who might be interested in life at Duet find the right home for them, which is why our team have answered some FAQs below:

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Blog/9 Feb 2021

how to impress your valentine date from home

Whether you’re trying your hand at virtual dating or in a long-term relationship, it’s always worth celebrating your romance on Valentine’s Day. While we may not be able to spend this Valentine’s Day as we usually would – such as at delicious dinner in the heart of Manchester or on a fun date at the Everyman cinema – there are still plenty of things that can be done from the comfort of your Duet apartment to impress your Valentine this February 14th

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Blog/27 Jan 2021

The Best Manchester Businesses to Support Over Lockdown

The past year has been extremely tough on small businesses and although many of our favourite Manchester spots and shops may be closed, there are still plenty of ways you can enjoy and help to support them over lockdown. Here at Duet, community is extremely important to us and we consider the local businesses that surround us to be part of that community too. That’s why we’re sharing our top picks of Manchester businesses to support this lockdown.

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Blog/14 Jan 2021

Beating the January Blues at Duet

January can be a difficult month for many with the cold, dark weather and distant memories of festive celebrations, and as lockdown restrictions continue, this January is looking to be tougher than ever before. Fortunately, there are still plenty of things you can do living at Duet to boost your mood and try to beat those January blues!

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Blog/21 Dec 2020

How to Have a Very Merry Manchester Christmas

After the year we’ve all had, Christmas couldn’t be more needed and at Duet we are certainly feeling the festive spirit! Whilst the Manchester markets may not be open this year and fun festive parties aren’t taking place, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of enjoyable activities we can do in the lead up to Christmas day and support small and local businesses whilst doing so. Take a look at our top picks for how to have a very merry festive period in Manchester.

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Blog/9 Dec 2020

How Duet is Helping Residents Live More Eco-Friendly Lives

Duet is about more than enjoyable communal living; it is about the wider community we’re a part of. It is our goal to play a positive role in the community, this goal has inspired Duet to introduce a variety of eco-friendly and socially-conscious initiatives that facilitate and encourage our residents to give something back to their community.

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Blog/1 Dec 2020

5 Fun Virtual Activities for Your Next Zoom Party

With the nation under lockdown restrictions for the second time this year, and Manchester heading into a tougher Tier 3, it is no surprise that many people are turning back to long-distance catch ups to spend time with loved ones. Whilst it’s always lovely to chat with your friends and family, it can be tough to keep video calls fun and exciting after so many months of them! If you’re looking for a way to shake up your next group zoom call, here are five fun yet simple activities to plan for a virtual get together:

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Blog/30 Oct 2020

What to Expect from Life at Duet

Over the past few months, we have been delighted to welcome lots of new residents and help them settle in to life at Duet. Creating a friendly and sociable environment so that a community spirit can be fostered amongst our residents, even if virtually, is a priority for the team and part of what makes the Duet renting experience so special. A rented apartment should still feel like your home and safe space, not just a temporary bed to sleep in.

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Blog/12 Aug 2020

Duet Salford Quays Voted Best Residential Development in the UK

NEW BUILD-to-rent development, Duet Salford Quays, located in Manchester’s MediaCityUK, is the UK’s highest-rated residential development, according to residents’ reviews on independent review platform, HomeViews.

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Blog/6 Aug 2020

Easy Ways to Refresh your Home

When it comes to where you live, your home should be a space you are inspired by, in which you can unwind and enjoy coming back to at the end of the day - this means your décor needs to reflect those feeling too! While Duet’s beautifully bespoke apartments are designed and fully kitted out to meet all of our residents’ needs, it’s only natural to want to personalise the space you live in and make a decorative change or two as the seasons pass. Making a few changes and refreshing your décor will make sure your home always feels special and there are plenty of easy ways to switch up your home’s style. Take a look at our top five non-comital ways to keep your home feeling fresh:

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Blog/29 Jun 2020

Meet the Adorable Pets of Duet!

While working remotely was once a novelty, many of us across the nation are now months into a working from home routine. There are a lot of things we have had to get used to and you may still be questioning whether it’s acceptable to stay in your pyjamas all day, or who you should vent to when you’re not with your co-workers.

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Blog/23 Apr 2020

COVID-19 FAQ's

During this difficult time we have put in place a series of measures aimed at minimising the impact of the current COVID-19 outbreak on our residents, staff and local communities. We are being led by the latest guidance and advice by Government and will be updating our position and policies as soon as any changes occur.

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Blog/23 Apr 2020

Duet's Lock-Down Measures to Keep Resident's Spirits Up!

SELF-ISOLATING can be difficult, especially if living alone – which is why we are looking at new ways to help support residents at Duet Salford Quays to stay healthy and happy during lockdown.

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Blog/20 Apr 2020

Working Out From Home

It’s no secret that finding motivation for working out and maintaining your wellness at home can be difficult. For those who are struggling to incorporate wellness into their daily routine or feel that they are lacking direction with their current fitness regime, Duet’s on-site personal trainer Josh Fear has offered some guidance for adapting to life in lock-down.

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Blog/20 Dec 2019

Festive Fun in Media City

We’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up the best things to do and see in MediaCityUK over the festive period.

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Blog/20 Dec 2019

Superenting arrives in Media City

It’s official, the doors to Duet are officially open, and with it, a new way of living has arrived at MediaCityUK (or as we like to call it, ‘superenting’!)

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