Thanet in Skelmersdale is a development of 54 apartments with shared gardens, residents’ lounge, laundry and guest facilities. Located on the edge of the town, you'll find there are shops and amenities nearby. Regular bus services operate locally to Southport, Wigan and Ormskirk.
A professional on-site manager looks after the buildings and grounds maintenance and repairs, as well as helping you to access further help and support if you need it. You can choose from a host of activities run within the residential community ranging from regular exercise classes, games sessions, crafts, afternoon teas, lunches, social evenings and trips to places of interest in the local area.
Skelmersdale in Lancashire is a modern town in the north west England. It is 15 miles from Wigan and the east coast. The town itself is a hive of urban activity with a number of thriving industrial estates. There is a large shopping centre in the town, a major superstore and a variety of cafes and independent stores.
Skelmersdale is surrounded by the stunning countryside of the Forest of Bowland, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District. Tawd Valley Park, a picturesque valley of open grassland and established woodland runs through the heart of the town. There are guided trails for walkers, cyclists and nature lovers. Dean Wood Golf Club, a parkland course is in the nearby village of Up Holland.
How to get here
Skelmersdale is 16 miles from Bootle and Southport on the east coast and 30 miles from Manchester to the west. It is just 7 miles from junction 26 of the M6. The development is just off the A5068 Glenburn Road. There is a good bus service to Southport, Wigan and Ormskirk.
Distance to GP: 1.14 miles
Distance to shop: 0.47 miles
Distance to bus stop: 0.37 miles
Distance to Post Office: 1.4 miles