Ingleby Barwick has plenty of local amenities with a Tesco, Post Office, community centre and library all on the doorstep of Manor Gardens. There are also a number of local pubs and takeaways right on the doorstep, along with a gym and a nine-hole golf course.
Down the road in Thornaby, there is the Pavilion Shopping Centre with its wealth of chain stores and eateries, but also a lively high street with independent shops, cafes and restaurants. There is also an Asda Superstore.
In Stockton, a bustling market takes place every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, offering fresh produce, hot food, fashion and accessories. The town also includes a range of high street stores such as Boots, Debenhams, H&M, M&S, New Look, WHSmith and River Island.