Charles Church

North West

Discover what living in one of our new homes in the North West is like. Use our guide to the key cities, famous landmarks, special landscapes and things to do as your starting point.

The North West is a real powerhouse, a key player in the UK’s economy, with a weighty industrial heritage that includes textiles, manufacturing, shipping, trade and transport. It’s still going strong, still making a name for itself and still looking forward. There’s a long-standing agricultural heritage in the North West too, from the arable farms of Lancashire and the sheep farms of Cumbria, to the dairy farms of Cheshire. With this great mix of urban and rural landscapes, a new home in the North West can face either way.

Check out our website and click on our new build sites. Each of our new build developments in the North West homes in on the nearest town and gives you a snapshot of its atmosphere and facilities.

The North West’s Counties

There’s a great range of counties here, from urban to rural. The North West takes in Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside

Cities in the North West

Spread out between North Wales and the Scottish Borders, the North West’s cities include Carlisle, Chester, Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester and Preston,

Landmarks in the North West

Liverpool has the lion’s share of the great icons of the North West, showing off the Liver Building, the Mersey and the Royal Albert Dock. Chester has the history prize though, with its original Roman walls, and Blackpool Pier is home to the world-famous ‘Big Wheel’.

Landscapes in the North West

The famous landscapes of the Lake District and the Pennines are well-known features in the North West. There are some surprises too though, with the long sandy beaches of Crosby, Formby and Freshfield, and the legendary Pendle Hill.

Things to do in the North West

Liverpool’s L1 and Manchester’s Arndale Centre – the largest city-centre shopping centres in the UK – are a top-class destination for serious shoppers. If the great outdoors is more your thing, head for Scafell Pike – the highest mountain in England or into the Lake District.