In addition to being a unitary authority area in Cheshire, Warrington is also a borough and a town in the Greater Manchester region. It was awarded the designation of a New Town in 1968 and has continued to prosper significantly since then. Being a major transport hub has also helped its economy, with numerous travellers stopping here on their way to different locations such as Manchester, Liverpool and St Helens. Holy Trinity Church, Warrington Museum and the natural reserves at Risley Moss, Paddington Mews and Woolston Eyes are famous landmarks in the area. The natural beauty of the region is also worth experiencing, especially River Mersey in all its splendour.
Warrington is home to a Unilever factory, which is one of the major employers in the area. Other businesses that occupy office space in the vicinity include computer experts, health practitioners, retail traders and real estate consultants. Warrington has one of the biggest shopping complexes in North West England, with Marks & Spencer, Next, Toys R Us and other big brands doing profitable business. The first IKEA store to open in all of UK was in the region.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Parr Hall stages various concerts throughout the year. The bowling alley and indoor paintball at Winwick Quay, the Karting Centre at Bank Quay and a world-class driving range are other fantastic entertainment facilities in the area. East Orient serves authentic Chinese food and its all-you-can-eat buffet offers excellent value for money. If you’re in the mood for Italian, Valentino’s is the place to go while Javed Tandoori serves genuine Indian fare.
Warrington Central Station is the main station in the area, providing connections to Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, York, Nottingham, Sheffied and Norwood. Bank Quay Station also serves the area well. Several bus routes offer a convenient way to get around town. Manchester Airport and Liverpool Airport provide domestic and international flights to hundreds of destinations.