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Quality of Life
Warrington provides an excellent quality of life for relocating staff. It is underpinned by a comprehensive range of affordable housing, to suit all tastes and requirements. The average house price in Warrington is £182,706 compared to the national average of £226,906 (Gov HPI Apr 2018).
Education facilities in the area are also excellent. Recent Ofsted inspections have found many schools to be outstanding at both primary and secondary level, and pupil attainment is above the national average.
The town offers many facilities for shopping, nightlife, culture and leisure activities, with a varied and active events programme hosted by the Parr Hall and Pyramid Arts Centre. Golden Square Shopping Centre in the town centre is a magnet for shopaholics, and one of the largest Marks & Spencer stores in the UK is located at Gemini Retail Park. Warrington has many excellent hotels catering for both the leisure and business visitor.
Warrington has a wealth of fine parks, country parks and nature reserves which host many events throughout the year. These, together with other areas of public space such as the Bridgewater Canal, Lymm Dam and the miles of naturally beautiful countryside along the Trans Pennine Trail,
make Warrington a wonderful area to explore. The extensive National Trust Dunham Massey estate edges Warrington.
Sports enthusiasts in Warrington are also particularly well catered for. From the top-flight rugby league side Warrington Wolves, championship standard golf courses and driving ranges, to numerous excellent health and fitness centres such as David Lloyd Leisure.
Many more exciting cultural destinations are on the doorstep of Warrington, including the historic city of Chester, and the cosmopolitan cities of Liverpool and Manchester, all within approximately 30 minutes’ drive.