Set six miles north of the River Mersey in the heart of historic Lancashire, St Helens is a prosperous town that puts all that North West England has to offer within easy reach. Less than 15 miles from Liverpool and just over 25 from Manchester, and surrounded by stunning countryside, St Helens is a fantastic location to call home.
At Wain Homes, you’ll find a range of new build homes in St Helens across our new home developments in and around the town.
Surrounded by universities, including the University of Liverpool and The University of Manchester
Enjoy the great outdoors with spectacular national parks within easy reach
Tranquil town within easy reach of both Liverpool and Manchester
Nine schools in the town are rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted, plus seven nurseries
WHY ST HELENS IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
Set in rolling Lancashire countryside, St Helens is a town with a lot to offer. Residents of the town enjoy plenty of green spaces, grand Victorian architecture, charming local shops, cafes and pubs, and some great schools.
Sitting between Liverpool and Manchester, with quick transport links to both, St Helens is an excellent location for enjoying the sights of the big city, with all the shopping and entertainment on offer, but whilst living in a more peaceful setting. St Helens is a great location from which to commute to either city too, giving access to exceptional employment opportunities.
Venture out into the surrounding countryside and you’ll find stunning scenery, hiking and outdoor sports in the nearby Peak District National Park and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Both the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales national parks are a comfortable car ride away.
St Helens is an ideal town in which to raise a family. There are over 70 schools within St Helens, with eight primary schools rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted, plus Mill Green Secondary School, as well as seven nurseries. There are a total of 29 primary schools and six secondary schools rated as “good” with “outstanding” features. St Helens is within easy reach of a host of universities, including the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores, The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Salford and Edge Hill University.
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Sitting just to the north of the M62 motorway, St Helens is well connected to the surrounding North West. Liverpool is a short journey to the west, whilst Manchester is to the east. Three train stations are situated in St Helens, with direct lines to Liverpool and Manchester, as well as connections to London and the rest of the UK. Both Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport are close by and offer domestic and international flights.
St Helens is a great place to make your home. Take a look at our selection of new homes in St Helens across our new build developments in the North West.
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