New Homes in Pemberton

Make the Move

Once a mining and cotton town, Pemberton is a lively residential area of Greater Manchester just 10 minutes from Wigan. Close to both Manchester and Liverpool, Pemberton has good road and rail links and a number of shops.

New homes in Pemberton give residents the chance to work in neighbouring cities with a convenient commute, all while enjoying the amenities of this residential suburb in easy reach of the North West's countryside.

Transport links

Situated close to junction 26 of the M6, Pemberton has good transport links via both road and rail. The nearest town is Wigan which can be reached within five minutes by train, or 10 minutes by bus or car.

Manchester is within easy reach of Pemberton, just 35 minutes away by car via the M62. Trains from Pemberton to Manchester Piccadilly take 45 minutes, running via Wigan Wallgate and Wigan North Western. Two changes are required, with a short five minute walk between the connecting stations.

Liverpool is equally accessible from Pemberton. Without traffic, a car journey takes 35 minutes via the M58. Train links to Liverpool Central are convenient, with regular connections lasting 50 minutes with one change at Kirby.

The nearest airports are Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester Airport, which serve destinations internationally.

Places of interest

Haigh Hall Country Park, Fairy Glen and Worthington Lakes offer a slice of beautiful countryside and relaxing walks within easy reach of Pemberton.

The Museum of Wigan Life and Astley Green Colliery Museum give insight into local history, including the area’s mining heritage, while Wigan Little Theatre and St Helen’s Theatre Royal offer dramatic and musical productions.

Educational facilities

There are a number of Outstanding schools in Pemberton, as rated by Ofsted. This includes Saint Paul’s C of E Primary School, St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School and Westfield Community School. Secondary schools rated as Outstanding include St Peter’s Catholic High School Visual Arts College, Hope School and Hawkley Hall High School.

Neighbouring Manchester and Liverpool are home to a number of esteemed universities.

Local amenities

Pemberton is known for its excellent shopping. It is close to Robin Retail Park and the Trafford Centre, which is half an hour away along the M6 and M62.