Redrow - Lucas Green, PR6
A picturesque market town, Chorley is one of the most sought after places to live in the North West. Nestled in the heart of Lancashire, the town is renowned for having fantastic transport links and scenic charm. From the beauty of the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, to the thriving metropolis of Manchester, you’ll find all you need within easy reach. Lucas Green lies between Preston and Chorley in Whittle le Woods, surrounded by stunning south Lancashire countryside, yet close to major cities and motorway links. In fact, our Lucas Green development is ideally situated near to both the M61 and the M6 motorway. As a part of our New Heritage Collection, the Lucas Green development is a stunning collection of 3-4 bedroom homes. Beautifully crafted and undeniably elegant, this development is inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement.
The Top Lock Hotel is known for its quality and entertainments and is found on Copthurst Lane. Head to the Vue Cinema at the Capitol Centre on London Way for the latest releases, and enjoy sports and relaxation at the Shaw Hill Hotel and Country Club at Shaw Hill. Let the kids burn off some energy at Extreme Karting UK on Euxton Lane. Swimming, sports and leisure facilities are plentiful at the All Seasons Leisure Centre on Water Street, and Chorley Cricket Club is beloved by locals and located on Sandringham Road. Chorley Little Theatre and Astley Park – the central park – are both also key attractions.
Families will find a good choice of high-quality schools and educational establishments near to Lucas Green. These include St. Michael’s Church of England school on Cedar Road, Whittle-Le-Wood Primary School on Preston Road, St Chad’s Catholic Primary on South Hill, Blackburn Road and Parklands High School on Southport Road. There are six high schools in total, all in close proximity to Lucas Green, as well as independent schools located just beyond the borough. The local Runshaw College is found on Euxton Lane, and Sir Henry Tate College is located on New Market Street. UCLAN has its university campus on Flyde Road.
Retail therapy is a pleasure in Chorley, thanks to the excellent mix of high street and independent shops, and the main hub of facilities is located in Chorley Town Centre, which was recently redeveloped. There is a Booths supermarket in the centre, a Tesco on the Buckshaw Link of Ordnance Road and an Aldi on Harper’s Lane. There is also a well-known market – Chorley Market – on Market Place, and this truly is a local landmark, having been run for over 200 years. You’ll find various out-of-town retail parks too, with all the big names and brands on offer. Additionally, the Trafford Centre on Manchester’s Peel Avenue is easily accessible for a day out of shopping, leisure and entertainment.
Located off Dunham Drive at Whittle-Le-Woods in Chorley, Lucas Green is a hugely popular place. Fortunately, Chorley is within commuting distance of a number of leading towns and cities in the North West, including Wigan (13 km), Blackburn (18 km), Bolton (19km), Preston (19km) and Manchester (31km). The area is well served with major arterial roads and has good access to the motorway system, which makes commuting quick and easy by car. Many people in Chorley also travel regularly to Leeds, Liverpool and London for work and pleasure, as well as surrounding commuter towns and cities. Local key roads include the A6, the M61 (junctions 6 and 8 serve the town) and the M6, which connects to Chorley via junction 27. Chorley railway station is on Chapel Street, with direct services to all the main surrounding cities and towns. Manchester Airport is also easily accessible, either by road or train. There is a large bus hub at the Chorley Interchange in the town, with services provided by all local providers. There are also some very attractive waterways, including the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which runs parallel to the town. You will find several locks and marinas to explore and enjoy.