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Postcode: WA10 | code search
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"I visited the carboot sale today first time after the xmas and was shocked to see not many sellers there and one buyer told me its on ..." More

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"I am a regular visitor of this once great Sunday venue. People especially locals hate any change, They always moan or complain about normal peoples wares on offer. In the ..." More

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"It states clearly on the booking site anyone found smoking will be ask to leave the premises immediately and i have seen smokers with either cigarettes in their ..." More

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To be found in the North West of England St Helens was until recent times a village but its geographic location and communication links have helped the town grow in importance in the last 100 years. St Helens has a natural geology that provided coal, the fuel of the Industrial Revolution, and the local mineral deposits were exploited to the full leading to glass and copper also being produced in the area. The natural resources were there and to ensure its growth St Helens had to be able to transport the goods to the consumers and the Sankey Navigation Canal was conveniently located to accomplish this task. St Helens became the centre of the glass industry with many well known companies basing their operations in the town. Mining, brewing, glass manufacture and copper production provided a demand for a workforce and the towns rapid growth in population clearly demonstrates how successful the area was becoming. In the early 1800ís St Helens population stood at around 10,000 people, by 1900 it had grown to 125,000. Today the heavy industries on which St Helens based its success have all but gone however due to its unique location and transport links St Helens retains its importance and stature as a town that boasts a wide range of modern facilities with excellent road and rail links that are demanded and enjoyed by its residents.


Abel Bookkeeping Services
Capital Bookkeeping
Murray Financial Consultants Ltd


Rainford Gallery
World of Glass


Parkview Hotel *book online*
Premier Inn St. Helens North *book online*
Premier Inn St. Helens South *book online*
Travelodge Haydock St. Helens *book online*


Cineworld Multiplex Cinema


Dance - Deborah Lister Academy of Dance
Yoga - Harmony Holistics


Nexus Night Club


St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council


A Cheung and Associate
Alverna House Dental Practice
Victoria Square Dental Practice


Acorn Surgery
Bethany Medical Centre
Central Surgery

Halefield Family Medical Centre
Lancaster House Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Bridgfords Ltd
Brown John & Co
Cross Stewart G
David Davies Estate Agent
Reeds Rains Estate Agents
Whitegates Estate Agency Ltd

Golf Club

Grange Park Golf Club
Houghwood Golf Club
Sherdley Park Golf Club

Health and Fitness Club

JJB Sports Health Club
LivingWell St Helens


Broad Oak Social Club Car Boot
Chalon Way Car Boot
Earlestown Flea Market & Car Boot
Earlestown Market
St Mary's Market

Performing Arts

McNamara School Of Irish Dancing
St Helens Choral Society

Theatre Royal

Pub and Bar

Black Bull
Black Horse
Glad House
Pickled Egg
Red Cat
Royal Oak
Stanley Arms
The Sutton Oak
Union Inn


Forster Dean Ltd
Hattons Solicitors


AtoB Delta Taxis
Express Cars


Theatre Royal


Balmoral Veterinary Surgery

Sports Clubs

Haydock CC (Cricket)
Liverpool St Helens FC (Rugby Union)
Pilkington (Amateur Football)
Prescot Hockey Club (Men's Hockey)
Prescot Hockey Club (Women's Hockey)
Rainford CC (Cricket)
Ruskin Park R.F.C (Rugby Union)
Samurai Cowley (Martial Arts)
St Helens (Rugby League)
St Helens (Men's Hockey)
St Helens (Women's Hockey)
St Helens Combat Club (Martial Arts)
St Helens Junior TTC (Table Tennis)
St Helens Recreation CC (Cricket)
St Helens Town (Amateur Football)
St Helens-Sutton A C (Athletics)
Sutton (St Helens) CC (Cricket)


Victoria Flowers
Dolland & Aitchison

Early Learning Centre
ACL Garden Supplies
Suregrow Garden Centre
Splendid Pets
The Pets Emporium
Flowers by Sincerity's
Jacksons Chemist
Howards Opticians
The Floathouse
Windsors World Of Shoes
J D Sports
PC World
Forster Organic Meats
Only Natural
H Samuel
Eye Visits - Mobile Opticians
Pets At Home
The Wedding Place


St Helens CRC(Cycling)

Places to Stay near St Helens

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Parkview Hotel (1.27 miles)

Parkview Hotel

The hotel is circa 1890 Victorian Mansion and is situated on the corner of Prescot Road (A58) and Lugsmore Lane (B5413). It is facing Taylor Park, one of the largest parks and lakes in the ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn St. Helens North (1.54 miles)

Located next to the A580 within easy reach of the M6, a short drive from both Liverpool and Manchester. Situated next to Carr Mill Dam with good views of the lake. Local attractions include Haydock ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn St. Helens South (2.58 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M62 just off the A570. For shops and local amenities St. Helens town centre is only 2 miles away. Conveniently located for Lea Green train station. Our St. Helens ... More | visit website
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Ramada Encore Haydock (3.16 miles)

Ramada Encore Haydock

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This exciting, new hotel, opened in February 2008 is a simple, stylish, vibrant and upbeat boutique concept, featuring comfortable, contemporary accommodation and innovative design. All bedrooms are bright, spacious and have all ... More

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Premier Inn Liverpool Rainhill (3.26 miles)

Located within easy reach of the M62, junction 7. Conveniently situated for Rainhill train station, with excellent links to Liverpool city centre, Liverpool Airport and Knowsley safari park. There are a variety of retail parks ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Haydock St. Helens (3.26 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Hillcrest Hotel (4.49 miles)

Hillcrest Hotel
The Hillcrest Hotel is situated close to Chester, Manchester and within easy reach of Liverpool and Liverpool Airport. Our modern hotel is in a rural setting with easy access to the M6, M57 and M62. Nelsons ... More | visit website
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Village Hotel Whiston (4.55 miles)

Village Hotel Whiston

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Just 400 yards from the M57/M62, this modern hotel has a leisure club (with swimming pool), restaurant, pub and cafe, all within easy reach of Liverpool (8 miles) and Warrington (15 ... More

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Premier Inn Haydock Park (Wigan South) (4.55 miles)

Ideally located within easy reach of the M6 and on the A580, a major road link for Manchester and Liverpool. Conveniently located for Newton-le-Willows train station. For shopping the Trafford Centre is just 10 miles ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Liverpool (Tarbock) (4.89 miles)

Within easy reach of the M62 and M57. Conveniently located for Huyton train station. Ideal for Liverpool John Lennon airport, this hotel is just 4 miles away. Ideally situated for both business and leisure guests, ... More | visit website

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