Living in Alsager
Quality of life is about the details of everyday living. From the little things, like knowing the nearest place to pick up a pint of milk, to more important matters like finding the right school or having a health centre nearby, you need to know that the community you’re moving to will support you and your family, as well as be a pleasant place to live. So here’s some useful information about the area around The Coppice.
There are frequent train services from Alsager to nearby Crewe and Derby. In addition the bright lights of London, Euston is a journey of less than two and a half hours away. Buses between Hanley Bus Station and Crewe via Leighton Hospital stop close to The Coppice, and the development is less than three miles from Junction 16 of the M6. To the north-east, the Trent and Mersey Canal towpath forms part of the National Cycle Network making the commute from The Coppice exceptionally easy and enjoyable.
Leisure and Recreation
Alsager Leisure Centre is just ten minutes walk from The Coppice and includes a swimming pool, sports hall, sauna plus outdoor and indoor football pitches. The Alsager Library offers a number of children’s activities. Close to open countryside, The Coppice is within easy reach of some excellent long-distance walking and cycling routes, including the Cheshire Ring Canal Walk and the South Cheshire Way. Alsager Golf and Country Club offers a bowling green, an eighteen hole course and clubhouse facilities.
There is an excellent selection of local independent shops, including a newsagent and a Post Office. The town has a lively and vibrant market, every Wednesday, and a farmers market is held at the civic centre on the third Saturday of every month.
Education and Health
Alsager has several primary schools, the nearest is Cranberry Primary. Its associated Infant School is set in spacious grounds approximately 350 yards from The development. Alsager School, a Business and Enterprise College, provides secondary education for the town. Alsager Health Centre on Sandbach Road, around fifteen minutes walk from The Coppice, has two GP practices, and there is a dental surgery less than half a mile away.