New Homes in Crewe
Live the life
Located in Cheshire just a few miles from the M6, Crewe is a bustling town with excellent transport links and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re exploring historic attractions, taking the kids to the park or seeing a show at the theatre, the whole family has something to enjoy close to your new home in Crewe.
Things to see and do
If you enjoy discovering local history, Crewe Heritage Centre is a great place to visit, where you’ll find exhibitions, model trains and a miniature railway. Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker is nearby in Nantwich, while Congleton Museum, Beeston Castle and Cholmondeley Castle Gardens are all worth a visit.
For families, Queen’s Park is one of the most popular areas of the town, where children can explore the walkways and play areas while the adults watch live music on the bandstand. Other kid-friendly attractions nearby include Wheelock Hall Petting Farm, Alcumlow Hall Farm and Nantwich Outdoor Brine Pool.
If you’re a sports fan, you can watch the Crewe and Nantwich Steamers play their home rugby league matches at Barony Park, or cheer on Crewe Alexandra FC at Gresty Road. In the evenings, you can go and see a show at the Axis Arts Centre or the Lyceum Theatre, with performances spanning music, comedy, dance and drama.
If you have school-age children or are thinking about starting a family, it’s worth knowing more about local education. There are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools in and around Crewe, as rated by Ofsted, including Leighton Academy, Monks Coppenhall Academy, Wistaston Academy, Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College, and Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School.
For older children and adults thinking about getting a degree, Crewe is home to a campus of Manchester Metropolitan University along with the Crewe Engineering and Design University Technical College.
Getting to Crewe
Crewe has a busy train station, with regular services to London, Manchester and beyond. The town is also close to the M6, so it’s easy to travel by both road and rail from your new home in Crewe.
If you’re travelling to Crewe from Stoke-on-Trent, the journey takes just 20 minutes by car. The town is around 45 minutes from both Chester and Warrington by car, while the train journey from Manchester Piccadilly takes just 40 minutes. From Birmingham, Crewe is one hour away by train or one hour five minutes by car.
For journeys further afield, the rail service from London to Crewe takes just one hour 40 minutes, ideal for day trips to the capital or occasional business visits. When it’s time for a well-earned holiday, Manchester Airport and Liverpool John Lennon Airport are only a short drive from the town.