Miller Homes - Acklam Woods, TS5
Living in Acklam
When you leave the car at home and explore the local area by foot or bicycle, you get to know it so much better. And by using local shops and services, you’ll help to keep the neighbourhood vibrant and prosperous. Every place has its own personality, and once you move in you’ll soon find your favourite walks and the shops you like best. So heres some useful information about the area around Acklam Woods.
Arts & Entertainment
Local live entertainment venues include the Middlesbrough Theatre, midway between Acklam Woods and the town centre, where the programme ranges from children’s shows to drama, comedy and rock music. There is an 11-screen Cineworld and a number of excellent museums in the town centre, including an outstanding gallery of modern art. Middlesbrough’s annual events include a Mela festival and an international animation festival.
Leisure & Recreation
Hemlington Lake and Recreation Centre includes a gym, a skate park, outdoor pitches, a play area, a large fishing lake and some superb woodland walks set in thirty-nine acres of beautiful parkland. Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre’s 18-hole course is complemented by a pitch and putt course and full clubhouse facilities, and Acklam Sports Centre includes a swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, a gym, a sports hall and outdoor pitches. All three facilities are within fifteen minutes walk of Acklam Woods. For long-distance rambling, the North York Moors National Park is just a few miles away.
The nearby shopping area at The Oval includes a large Co-operative store, a pharmacist and a post office. There is a second selection of local shops at Trimdon Avenue, around half a mile away, with a Spar general store, a greengrocer, food takeaways, a newsagent and hairdressers. The centre of town offers a diverse mixture of high street names and local speciality shops, many of them housed in one of the town’s four large malls.
There is a recycling site at the Viewley Centre, around fifteen minutes walk from Acklam Woods, with facilities for metal cans, glass, aerosols, paper, shoes and textiles. In addition, Middlesbrough Council’s recycled refuse collections accepts glass, cans, paper and cardboard packaging.
Education & Health
The choice of schools within easy reach includes Acklam Whin Primary and St Clare’s RC Primary, both of which offer some nursery places, and Acklam Grange, a secondary specialising in maths and computing. There is a medical practice and a dental surgery at the Viewley Centre, close to Hemlington Lake.
Acklam Woods is convenient for the A174 and the A19 and has good public transport links with the town centre, including frequent bus services from Trimdon Avenue and The Oval. Middlesbrough Station provides rail services to Durham, Darlington, Newcastle and beyond including connections to London.
Hemlington Lake and
Cass House Road
Municipal Golf Centre
Acklam Sports Centre
Sub Post Office
7a Centre Court
The Oval Pharmacy
5 Centre Court
St Clare’s RC Primary
The Viewley Centre
Hemsley & McCrory Dentist
The Viewley Centre
Linthorpe Recycling Site
Bank Street Car Park
From the A66 / A19 Southbound
Cross the River Tees and pass through the junction with the A66. Stay on the A19 through the next junction (do not follow signs for Acklam via the A1130) then exit at the next junction, signposted for Whitby, and bear left to join the A174. Around half a mile on, following signs for Acklam and the B1380, bear left to leave the A174. Move into the right hand lane and the entrance to Acklam Woods is straight ahead.
From the A19 Northbound
Around four and a half miles after passing the exit for Yarm via the A67, leave the A19 at the junction with the A174 and take the third exit at the roundabout, following signs for Whitby. Around half a mile on, following signs for Acklam and the B1380, bear left to leave the A174. Move into the right hand lane and the entrance to Acklam Woods is straight ahead.
Sat Nav: TS5 8EF
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