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Living in Acklam
When you leave the car at home and explore the local area by foot or bicycle, you get to know it so much better. And by using local shops and services, you’ll help to keep the neighbourhood vibrant and prosperous. Every place has its own personality, and once you move in you’ll soon find your favourite walks and the shops you like best. So heres some useful information about the area around Acklam Woods.
Arts & Entertainment
Local live entertainment venues include the Middlesbrough Theatre, midway between Acklam Woods and the town centre, where the programme ranges from children’s shows to drama, comedy and rock music. There is an 11-screen Cineworld and a number of excellent museums in the town centre, including an outstanding gallery of modern art. Middlesbrough’s annual events include a Mela festival and an international animation festival.
Leisure & Recreation
Hemlington Lake and Recreation Centre includes a gym, a skate park, outdoor pitches, a play area, a large fishing lake and some superb woodland walks set in thirty-nine acres of beautiful parkland. Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre’s 18-hole course is complemented by a pitch and putt course and full clubhouse facilities, and Acklam Sports Centre includes a swimming pool, tennis and badminton courts, a gym, a sports hall and outdoor pitches. All three facilities are within fifteen minutes walk of Acklam Woods. For long-distance rambling, the North York Moors National Park is just a few miles away.
The nearby shopping area at The Oval includes a large Co-operative store, a pharmacist and a post office. There is a second selection of local shops at Trimdon Avenue, around half a mile away, with a Spar general store, a greengrocer, food takeaways, a newsagent and hairdressers. The centre of town offers a diverse mixture of high street names and local speciality shops, many of them housed in one of the town’s four large malls.
There is a recycling site at the Viewley Centre, around fifteen minutes walk from Acklam Woods, with facilities for metal cans, glass, aerosols, paper, shoes and textiles. In addition, Middlesbrough Council’s recycled refuse collections accepts glass, cans, paper and cardboard packaging.
Education & Health
The choice of schools within easy reach includes Acklam Whin Primary and St Clare’s RC Primary, both of which offer some nursery places, and Acklam Grange, a secondary specialising in maths and computing. There is a medical practice and a dental surgery at the Viewley Centre, close to Hemlington Lake.
Acklam Woods is convenient for the A174 and the A19 and has good public transport links with the town centre, including frequent bus services from Trimdon Avenue and The Oval. Middlesbrough Station provides rail services to Durham, Darlington, Newcastle and beyond including connections to London.
Hemlington Lake and
Cass House Road
01642 596 546
Municipal Golf Centre
01642 315 533
Acklam Sports Centre
01642 822 357
Sub Post Office
7a Centre Court
01642 592 917
The Oval Pharmacy
5 Centre Court
01642 284 087
01642 813 938
St Clare’s RC Primary
01642 815 412
01642 277 700
The Viewley Centre
01642 514 350
Hemsley & McCrory Dentist
The Viewley Centre
01642 598 339
01642 594 895
Linthorpe Recycling Site
Bank Street Car Park
Low Lane Acklam Middlesbrough TS5 8EF
5 days, Thursday - Sunday 10.30am - 5.30pm, Monday 12.30pm - 5.30pm.
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That’s about more than great houses. It’s about keeping in touch, helping you find what you want, helping you buy it once you’ve found it, telling you how the building’s coming along (by email, SMS, or the post). It’s about listening, and being there if you have a question or a problem. It’s about our incentives, offers and assistance schemes (please check them out), and dedicated websites that help people in a new neighbourhood to get to know each other. Yes, we get excited by new ideas and technologies, but essentially we’re just old fashioned, home loving people.
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Building homes is what we do, and we do it exceptionally well. Over the past 75 years, we’ve seen what people really like about the homes we build and, well, we build on that experience.
So you know that behind the kerb appeal there’s a structure that meets the highest professional standards. You know that the beautifully proportioned rooms are impeccably finished and decorated. You know that every detail has been checked, inspected (and admired). You know all that because of the way the door feels when you open it, the crisp clean edge of the paintwork, the way your whole home just works. That’s experience.
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And finally, location location location. Some people want country quiet, some want urban convenience. All we can do is try to find the very best spot for every taste. So we try to put urban where it’s also pretty quiet and rural where it’s also pretty convenient. And the views? Well, we can’t move mountains (and wouldn’t if we could) but we will try to make sure your new home is pointing towards one if there’s one available, and something else nice if there’s not.
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We think of it as a relationship. Even if it never gets beyond the electronic stage we’ll do our very best to help you find what you’re looking for, and do it as unobtrusively as we can. You choose the channels, and we go away when you ask us to.
When you visit one of our developments, though, we have a chance to meet properly and talk. We enjoy that. We’ll show you homes we think you might like (or ones very like them if they’re not finished yet) and tell you about special offers that might interest you.
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