Welcome to Middlewich
Middlewich is a market town located in the heart of picturesque Cheshire, and is part of the unitary authority of Cheshire East.
Just 2 miles from the M6 motorway and 15 minutes from the expected HS2 railway hub of Crewe station, Middlewich has fantastic travel links to the rest of the UK, in addition to being under 40 minutes drive from Manchester International Airport.
Who we are
Middlewich is known for its extensive waterway system, with our enviable canals and award-winning narrowboat holidays attracting visitors from across Europe. Having recently achieved a ‘Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015’ to follow up their ‘Best in Britain 2014’ award, one of Middlewich’s narrowboat businesses, Andersen Boats, confirm our town as an exceptional maritime travel tourist destination. Not simply winning tourism awards, our town has additionally been graced with a British Urban Regeneration Waterway Renaissance Award for Community Development and Strategic Masterplanning – an accolade to our community. As well as being a great place to enjoy stunning Cheshire scenery, Middlewich is also renowned for its outstanding Roman heritage and multitude of superb events, including the annual FAB Festival.
Middlewich welcomes development and new commercial investment. Our town is an ideal location for businesses and commercial enterprises. With easy access to two international airports within 40 minutes and motorways. We have numerous choices of business parks with office and warehouse space, with easy access to hotels, restaurants and shops for employees. Moreover, with the proposed HS2, this means Middlewich will be within easy access to London and South East England.
The future of our town
Middlewich has recently been ranked by the BBC as the 4th most desirable place to live in England, an honour that our town is tremendously proud of. The popularity of Middlewich as a great place to live is ever growing, with just under 2000 new homes being built in the town, generating population growth and attracting investment for our future. Middlewich is continually seeking to improve its services and infrastructure, with plans in place for further arts and culture development and a campaign for the reinstatement of the railway station currently gathering momentum. Vibrant and dynamic, and with a true community spirit, Middlewich is a standout town with a bright future.