Living and Working in Northwich

Northwich has established itself as a vibrant market town that is steeped in history. With the eye-catching architecture, prominent landmarks and rolling countryside the area has got something for everyone. It has a broad range of residential dwellings from the custom built houses occupied by the former ICI workers in Winnington to Victorian terraces towards the town center to the plush new builds in several locations.

 

Northwich history can be traced back to Roman times (known then as Condate) and sits at the confluence of the River Weaver and River Dane. Famed for its mining of salt the town is a thriving market town in the North West. To step back in time and explore the town’s rich history why not visit Weaver Hall Museum & Workhouse.

Northwich is renowned for attracting high profile employers to the area due to the local graduate talent pool. Most notably at Gadbrook Park, which employs over 4000 people, you have the likes of Barclays, Morrisons, The Hut Group and Roberts Bakery to name a few.

The regeneration of Barons Quay in the heart of the town has transformed the landscape of Northwich dramatically. With big stores taking up residency in the shopping centre it has increased the footfall in and around the town markedly. Please visit Barons Quay website to keep up-to-date with the latest news: http://baronsquay.co.uk/

Northwich offers a great variety of shopping choices from the larger chain stores such as River Island, H&M and Sports Direct to the more characteristic small independent retailers who offer more niche goods and services, giving us a great reason to shop local. Northwich bucks the trend for the typical UK high street as it is a hive of activity, particularly when the Artisan Market is on (second Saturday of the month). It’s a very worthwhile exhibition of local businesses showcasing their wares. You can discover more about what’s on offer by visiting the following website: http://themarketco.co.uk/markets/northwich-artisan-market/

With free parking available at Barons Quay and a 5 screen Odeon cinema it makes for an enjoyable experience for whole family. There is also a good selection of eateries in and around Barons Quay with cuisine to suit every palate.

Whether you’re after a light snack, grabbing a quick drink with friends after work or wanting a relaxed sit-down meal then look no further than Northwich. You’ve got everything from Costa to quirky bars to traditional pub fayre. Take a look at some of the top choices below:

Wildwood Northwich: https://wildwoodrestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/northwich/
Charlie’s Cafe & Sandwich Bar: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Charlies-Cafe/160939850586902
Bullring NW: https://whatpub.com/pubs/CNC/16954/bullring-nw-northwich
Kanya Bistro: https://www.kanyabistro.co.uk/
Barons Quay Social: https://www.facebook.com/baronsquaysocial/
The Salty Dog: https://salty-dog.co.uk/
Bombay Quay: http://bombayquaynorthwich.co.uk/
Barons Lounge: https://www.facebook.com/baronslounge.co.uk/
BEAR restaurant- https://bemorebear.co/pages/northwich
Sticky Paws -popular Children’s play & dine with its bonus bottomless coffee – https://stickypaws.net
Turturici Italian Restaurant-  https://turturici.uk
Paradox  Family run Turkish Bistro – https://www.paradoxcafe.co.uk
Grape & Bean Wine Bar and Coffee Lounge-  https://grapeandbean.co.uk
Greek Retreat- play some fun games, relax and meet new friends- https://geek-retreat.uk/venue/geek-retreat-northwich

Aside from the fantastic river walks and parks for young families there is plenty to choose from to keep yourself energised and entertained. Please see a list of venues below:

Brio Leisure. Has a swimming pool, gymnasium, community centre and lots more http://www.brioleisure.org/centres/northwich-memorial-court
Pure Gym https://www.puregym.com/gyms/northwich/
Dave’s Gym https://davesgym.co.uk/
Odeon Cinema Northwich Barons Quay https://www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/northwich_barons_quay/223/
Puddleducks teaching pool for 0-10years  at Barons Quay – https://puddleducks.com
Hot pod yoga – https://hotpodyoga.com/studios/northwich
Puddleducks teaching pool for 0-10 years at Barons Quay- https://puddleducks.com
Hot pod yoga- https://hotpodyoga.com/studios/northwich

Northwich boasts a selection of top-performing primary, secondary and private schools with an envied reputation in the region. There is also a good offering of nurseries for childcare. The below lists are just a selection of what education setting Northwich has to offer.

The below lists are just a selection of what education setting Northwich has to offer.

PRIMARY SCHOOL

The Weaverham Academy- https//weaverhamacademy.org.uk

Forest Primary and Nursery School Weaverham:– https://Weaverhamforest.cheshire.sch.uk

Witton Church Walk CE Primary School https://wittonchurchwalk.co.uk

St. Wilfrid’s Primary School  https://st-wilfrids.cheshire.sch.uk

Charles Darwin Community Primary School. https://charlesdarwin.cheshire

Winsford High street primary https://www.winsfordhighstreetprimary.co.uk

St. Chad’s Church Of England Primary And Nursery School https://www.stchadsce.cheshire.sch.uk/cheshire/primary/stchads

Leftwich Community Primary School https://www.leftwichprimary.co.uk

SEND SCHOOLS/COLLEGES (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities )

Hebden Green Community School https://hebdengreen.cheshire.sch.uk

Oaklands School https://www.oaklandsschool.org.uk

Russett School  https://www.therussettlearningtrust.co.uk/russett-school

Petty Pool Vocational College and Outdoor Centre https://www.pettypool.org.uk

 

The County High School Leftwich: http://www.leftwichhigh.com/
Hartford Church of England High School: https://www.hartfordhigh.org.uk/
St. Nicholas Catholic High School: https://st-nicholas.cheshire.sch.uk/

Sir John Deane’s Sixth Form College: https://www.sjd.ac.uk/

The Grange School: https://www.grange.org.uk/
Cransley School: https://cransleyschool.com/

*the above list is not exhaustive

The transport infrastructure in Northwich is first class, from taxi companies to rail stations to bus routes. Getting about is very easy and Northwich is commutable to Liverpool, Manchester and Chester by road or rail.

Bus Information: https://bustimes.org/localities/northwich

Train Information:

Northwich: https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/NWI
Hartford: https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/HTF
Greenbank: https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/stations/GBK

Taxis:

Cheshire Executive Travel Northwich: https://www.cheshiretravelnorthwich.com/
Dean’s of Northwich: 01606 47300
GM Travel: http://www.taxinorthwich.co.uk/
JJ’s Taxis: 01606 76262

*the above list is not exhaustive

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