Persimmon Homes - The Shires, BB5

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Development info

The Shires is our development in Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. With its selection of beautiful new homes suitable for young professionals through to growing families and downsizers, there’s sure to be something to suit you.

Leisure

The town is famous for being home to Oswaldtwistle Mills, an award-winning shopping village which has a huge selection of treats and gifts to suit any occasion. The former weaving mill has over 100 retailers, including an impressive womenswear department with over 40 popular brands. There’s also a new home & lifestyle centre, crafts centre, homewares, furniture, lighting, unique giftware, a gourmet deli selling locally-made food, and much more. You'll be in need of refreshment after all that shopping so there’s a good choice of places to eat and drink. Rhyddings Park is nearby. Originally the grounds of a private house belonging to a local mill owner's family, the park has been a public space since 1909. Within the park is a children’s play area, a bowling green, woodland garden, and an all-weather area for a variety of sports including football, cricket and basketball. The Civic Arts Centre is also close by and is involved in some great local heritage projects. It also puts on some amazing outdoor festivals.

Education

There are plenty of schools nearby, including Hippings Methodist Primary School, St. Mary’s RC Primary School, St. Andrew’s CofE Primary School, Broadfield Specialist School and White Ash Specialist School, to name just a few.

Transport

Church & Oswaldtwistle train station is just 1.3 miles from the development. Regular trains have connections to and from Blackpool South and Colne, as well as links throughout the rest of the country. There are also bus operators providing regular services throughout the local towns and villages. Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport are easily accessible with flights taking you throughout Europe and the rest of the world.