As part of the wider Liverpool City Region, St Helens sits within an Assisted Area. This means that financial support may be available for eligible investment projects from new and established St Helens companies.
Education & Work
Workforce within one-hour drive & 100,000 students and 12 universities/colleges within 30 minutes
St Helens is already home to more than 83,000 households and has ambitious plans to increase the number of homes in St Helens to more than 8,500 by 2033.
St Helens offers a plethora of places to call home from sleepy villages to new suburban housing developments, boasts outstanding schools, colleges and the University of St Helens, and hosts a varied calendar of sporting and cultural events.
With two major cities on the doorstep allied to beautiful countryside and urban green spaces, but also with the connectivity to get you places, why wouldn’t St Helens be the “educated choice” in which to locate?
St Helens is increasingly seen as an investment hotspot with recent changes to loan serviceability requirements imposed by lenders. Landlords need to seek high yielding property investments if they wish to sustain a financially viable portfolio. St Helens offers the perfect choice, with North West landlords achieving some of the highest St Helens is increasingly seen as an investment hotspot with recent changes to loan serviceability requirements imposed by lenders.
Landlords need to seek high yielding property investments if they wish to sustain a financially viable portfolio. St Helens offers the perfect choice, with North West landlords achieving some of the highest
The Heart of The Northern Powerhouse
St Helens is an exciting area for property investment and set for a period of significant activity, benefitting from slightly lower capital values than the likes of nearby cities such as Manchester and Liverpool, while still experiencing plenty of growth and investment with increased global interest. The Northern Powerhouse cities have seen a definite boost to property prices and this is rippling out to regional markets.
Manchester was the UKs strongest performing property market outside of London and third fastest growing city in the country with 16% capital growth last year. However in 2018 experts City Metric report confirmed the Liverpool City Region is now outperforming Manchester and is the fastest growing city outside London with a average annual growth rate of 4.2% in comparison to 3.7% and 3% respectively. St Helens, part of the Liverpool City Region, was renowned globally as Britain’s first Northern Powerhouse and has secured its position as a key economic centre with towns such as Warrington.
It is estimated that demand for rental accommodation in Liverpool alone will grow by 10,529 households in the next 5 years in addition to the 105,985 households currently living in privately rented accommodation.
St Helens offers prospects of strong economic growth forecasts and an increasing reputation as a lively and desirable place to live will benefit from such high demands. St Helens has the highest migration figure in Merseyside meaning that most residents relocate to St Helens, coupled with supply of new apartments being limited there is a dramatic under-supply and over-demanded. This has been demonstrated with the interest at our previous developments, in cases 12 applications per apartment.