New Homes in Halton

 

Live the life

Located in Cheshire, the village of Halton is part of Runcorn, with good transport connections to Liverpool and lots to see and do in the local area. Whether you’re getting sporty, enjoying some retail therapy or visiting historic sites, there’s no shortage of great attractions close to your new home in Halton.

Things to see and do

If you have children, there are lots of great attractions for families to enjoy close to Halton including Halton Miniature Railway, Jump Nation Trampoline Park Runcorn and Runcorn Ski Centre. Catalyst Science Discovery Centre is also popular, where the kids can get hands on with the exhibits.

Runcorn Shopping Centre is nearby if you want to enjoy some retail therapy, while Liverpool ONE and the Met Quarter are only a short car or train journey away. For a little history and culture, you can visit Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, the National Trust Speke Hall, The Beatles Story or the Museum of Liverpool.

Other places of interest near your new home in Halton include the 18 hole course at Runcorn Golf Club, designer shopping at Cheshire Oaks, and wildlife at Knowsley Safari Park and Chester Zoo. On sunny summer days, the beaches at Formby and Ainsdale are popular.

Education

For families moving to Halton with school-age children, it’s good to know there are a number of excellent schools nearby. Weston Point Community Primary School, Pewithall Primary School, The Heath School and Ormiston Chadwick Academy are all rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, so there’s plenty of choice for your child’s education.

If your children are older and want to study for a degree without moving far from home, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool Hope University and Liverpool John Moores University are all within commuting distance of Halton.

Getting to Halton

Halton is well-connected by car and train, just 10 minutes from Runcorn town centre by car. The M56 and M62 are nearby, while Runcorn has a train station with regular services to Liverpool, Chester, Manchester and London.

From Liverpool, the journey to Halton takes 45 minutes by car, while the train to Runcorn takes just 20 minutes. Halton is a 30-minute drive from Chester and a 50-minute drive from Manchester, while the quickest way to get to London is by direct train from Runcorn to Euston with a journey time of just one hour 50 minutes.

When it’s holiday time, the journey from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Halton takes just 25 minutes by car.