A major town in Merseyside, St. Helens is located within the borough of the same name. Once known as a major hub for glass making and coal-mining, St. Helens is still a commercial town although the industries have changed over the years. The area is home to a number of major companies’ manufacturing facilities, which adds to its commercial appeal. It also offers attractions and places of interest for locals and visitors, such as Langtree Park and the North West Museum of Road Transport. St. Helens World of Glass and Haydock Park Racecourse are within easy reach while The Dream is a major sculpture that draws a lot of attention in the area.
Store and office space in St. Helens is occupied by various professionals and businesses such as architecture, graphic design and healthcare businesses. There are furniture manufacturers in town alongside catering companies and computer support companies. Environmental services and interior designers also have offices in the area, as do lawyers, taxi companies and cleaning agencies. Electrovision Ltd. and Total Services Group are amongst the companies that are based in St. Helens.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The entertainment scene in St. Helens is quite exciting with a number of venues hosting live-shows throughout the year. Citadel Arts Centre is all about the performing arts while The Theatre Royal offers some wonderful stage productions. Club Rouge is the ideal place for dance and music. Eating out in St. Helens allows you to sample everything from Asian cooking to modern European delicacies. There is Chinese food on the menu at Pacifica while Limmasol is all about authentic Greek food. Moonlight Grill boasts a variety of traditional British dishes and The Sheesh serves up a wide selection of Turkish dishes.
St. Helens has an intricate road-network with the M6, M57 and M62 motorways running through it alongside the A580, A570 and A572. These road and motorway links provide convenience for drivers and those using ground transportation such as bus services and private coach or taxi services. The Liverpool-Wigan railway line runs through St. Helens Central Railway Station as well as through Thatto Heath, Eccleston Park and Garswood railway stations. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is within easy reach, as is Manchester Airport, while a number of major ports, including the Port of Liverpool, are close to St. Helens.