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Holly Bank by Persimmon Homes

John Street, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73

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Holly Bank

Make a fresh start at Holly Bank

Holly Bank is a new development of expertly-designed new homes in the picturesque town of Wombwell near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. There's a mix of two, three and four bedroom homes to suit couples and first time buyers through to expanding families moving up the housing ladder.

  • Good choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes

  • Ofsted ‘outstanding' schools nearby

  • Close to the stunning Peak District countryside

  • Retail parks and shopping centres nearby

  • Convenient commuting via M1, M18 and A1(M)

Wombwell (pronounced locally as Wum-well) is a small town near Barnsley and its name is thought to mean ‘Womba's Well', or ‘well in a hollow'. Holly Bank is well-placed close to local amenities yet the Derbyshire Peak District's charming villages and outdoor adventures only a 25-minute drive away.

Holly Bank has excellent commuter links via the M1, M18 and Wombwell train station is just a short walk away. Ofsted ‘outstanding' local primary schools are close by, and the highly-regarded high school Netherwood Advanced Learning Centre is within walking distance. Locally, the Cortonwood Retail Park provides a good choice of shops and a supermarket and is a short drive away. Other shopping choices are within easy reach as Rotherham and Barnsley town centres are nearby, as are Parkgate Retail World and Meadowhall Shopping Centre.

You'll never be stuck for things to do at Holly Bank

There are plenty of great days out close to Holly Bank. RSPB Old Moor with its abundance of lakes is situated just 3.2 miles to the east of the development and is a wonderful place to walk around, watch wildlife and let the children run around at the Kids Go Wild adventure playground. Wentworth Hall and Brodsworth Hall gardens and play area are a short drive away, plus there's a choice of pleasant parks nearby such as Wombwell Park and Dearn Valley Park in Barnsley.

Holly Bank is a fantastic place to call home and has everything you could need close at hand, yet is so close the stunning South Yorkshire countryside and all the opportunities this provides.

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  1. Good choice of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  2. Close to the stunning Peak District countryside
  3. Convenient commuting via M1, M18 and A1(M)
  4. Retail parks and shopping centres nearby

Site Plan




John Street, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73

Opening hours

Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm,

Local Information

Leisure Facilities

Holly Bank has a great choice of leisure centres nearby
including Barnsley Metrodome with its fitness classes, gyms and swimming
pool. Restaurants, bars, cinema, and bowling for the whole family are only a
short distance away. And there's also a wide choice of parks and places to
visit such as the RSPB's Old Moor reserve.

Local Shopping

Wombwell has a number of local business and high street
chains on its high street.Nearby,Cortonwood
Retail Park
provides all you need and has a range of larger shops. There is good high
street shopping in Barnsley and Rotherham, and slightly further afield, Doncaster has a wide choice.


There is a good choice of local
primary schools in the area. High View Primary Learning Centre is the nearest to Holly Bank and has an Ofsted
‘outstanding' report. the nearest high school just a short distance away.


Wombwell Medical Centre is within walking distance and Barnsley Hospital is only a few minutes drive
from the development. There are also various pharmacies and dental practices
within a short distance from the Holly Bank.

Transport Links

Holly Bank has good transport links with convenient bus
routes to Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield.
The A1, M1 and M18 are easily accessible for commuting and days out.

Nearest stations:

National Train Station logo Wombwell (0.7 miles)
National Train Station logo Elsecar (2.1 miles)
National Train Station logo Barnsley (3.4 miles)

Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Driving directions

From junction 36 of the M1 take Dearne Valley Parkway/A6195 to
Wood Walk/B6096 in Wombwell. Exit the roundabout onto Wood
Walk/B6096, and then continue to follow B6096. Turn left onto Copeland
Road and at the roundabout, take the second exit onto Main Street. Then turn left onto Barnsley Road and take the second left onto John Street – you
will see Holly Bank on your right.




We are a national house builder with a local approach to building your new home.

We will provide you with the specification appropriate to the locality of your selected new home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used, for example your brick colour and roof tiles. You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings encompassing the latest designs from leading manufacturers, subject to the stage of build of your chosen home. If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to purchase from our Finishing Touches scheme. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build.

Quality Assured

Your new home will be built in accordance with all relevant technical and building regulations, in particular the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes. In addition all stages of the construction of your new home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion of your new home we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep.

10-year NHBC (or equivalent) Warranty

A 10-year warranty is provided with every new Persimmon Homes home. A comprehensive guide explaining the warranty will be supplied to you.

We will ensure warranties provided by the manufacturers of appliances are honoured for the first year of occupation. Our Customer Care Department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.

About Developer

Building over 16,000 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 380 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be the one of the UK's most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

Founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson, and with our headquarters in historic York, the Group is made up of a network of 31 regional operating businesses, giving us nationwide coverage. We're building places to call home right the way from Scotland through to the South West of England.

Attention to detail
From design and planning, right through to adding the final Finishing Touches to your stylish new home, we keep your needs in mind, ensuring we create homes to suit all lifestyles. From the moment you reserve your new Persimmon home, we do our very best to make the experience enjoyable and informative every step of the way, not just while you're buying, but after you've moved in too. Read more about our comprehensive pre-move and after-sales pledge to our customers.

The choice is yours
From studio apartments to executive family homes, Persimmon has a reputation built on quality. With Persimmon you have the luxury of the widest choice of new homes in the greatest number of desirable locations throughout the UK. Each home we build is constructed with care by a dedicated team, be that the technicians behind the scenes in the office, the skilled craftsmen on site, or our professional sales people all of whom work together to deliver the highest standards of design, construction, and service.

Built with you in mind
However you live your life, there's a Persimmon home to suit you, from stylish apartments to detached family homes and everything in between. Affordable but no less desirable, Persimmon is also committed to creating homes to be proud of for first-time buyers. We're here to help you get the home you really want and have a wide range of promotions and offers to help you on your way such as Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Home Change.

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Call us on 01226 977053 or fill in the contact form below.

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