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AmenitiesThere is a One Stop convenience store close to The Brook, and a Sainsbury’s supermarket just a short drive away. The CoOp store next to the station is also very handy after a long day at work.
For GPs, register with Westbrook Medical Centre (Sat Nav WA5 8UF, call 01925 654152) while for dentists, try Lingley Road Dental Practice (Sat Nav WA5 3PG, call 01925 722001). Both are less than a mile from the development.
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Lingley Road Dental Practice
Penketh Health Centre
St Mary's Hospital
Westbrook Medical Centre
DiningTrip Advisor lists no less than 364 places to eat in and around Warrington, with several Great Sankey eateries recommended. Try the local pub grub of Chapelford Farm, Trigger Pond or the Butchers Arms, or head into town for Bombay 8, Mr Lau’s Dim Sum Bar, Las Ramblas Wine and Tapas or the popular Grill on the Square.
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Las Ramblas Wine & Tapas
Mr Lau's Dim Sum Bar and Restaurant
The Grill on the Square
EducationAt Redrow, we appreciate how important good quality education is to you when you’re choosing a family home, and at The Brook, you’ll be delighted with both the quality and convenience of the local schools. Barrow Hall Primary School and Park Road Primary School are both within easy reach of the development, and have both been recently rated ‘good’ by Ofsted.
Older pupils will find school even more convenient, with Great Sankey High School just a few minutes away. This school is rated ‘good’ and has recently voted through a £3m expansion programme to provide extra places for the new developments in the area. Attached to the school is Barrow Hill College, an £8m, purpose built sixth form centre.
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Barrow Hall Community Primary School
Chapelford Village Primary School
Great Sankey High School
Park Road Community Primary School
Penketh High School
St Gregorys Catholic High School
LeisureGreat Sankey Neighbourhood Hub is just a short distance from the development, offering a range of swimming and other sports facilities, while for golfers, Mersey Valley Golf Course is just a few minutes drive away. Nearby Warrington is home to an Odeon cinema and Warrinton Wolves rugby league team, while Widnes has a Reel cinema and hosts Widnes Vikings.
Gulliver’s World theme park, just a mile and a half away, makes for a great day out, with exciting rides and attractions for all the family.
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David Lloyd Warrington
Great Sankey Leisure Centre
Walton Hall and Gardens
Warrington Museum and Art Gallery
ShoppingGreat Sankey has a small selection of shops available, with much more to be found in nearby Warrington, where the Golden Square Shopping Centre and Cockhedge Shopping Park are the main attractions.
With Liverpool and Manchester just half an hour away by train, you can enjoy city centre shopping at your leisure, including places like Liverpool One and Manchester’s Arndale Centre. Alternatively, you can jump in the car and be at the famous Intu Trafford Centre or enjoying the designer bargains of Cheshire Oaks at Ellesmere Port in even less time.
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Asda Westbrook Superstore
TransportLocated just two miles west of Warrington, under two miles from the M62 at junction 8 and even closer to the main A57 Liverpool Road, getting around certainly won’t be a problem. Liverpool is around 17miles, Manchester around 20miles and Widnes is just 6miles.
Trains from nearby Sankey for Penketh Station reach both Manchester and Liverpool in just over half an hour, or Warrington Central in just 5minutes. Trains from Warrington connect direct to London in under two hours. If you’re heading farther afield, Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 15miles away, with Manchester Airport just 23miles.
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Sankey for Penketh Train Station
St Helens Junction Train Station
Warrington Bank Quay Train Station
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The development location is Sophia Drive,Warrington,Cheshire,WA53TX