This former mining town has been rejuvenated to meet the needs of its modern residents, with a whole host of bars, cafes, and eateries now in the area. Clay Cross also has a wide selection of primary and secondary schools, making Egstow Park the ideal location for families. Tupton Hall Secondary School and Park House Primary School can both be reached in less than 10 minutes.
The whole community is benefitting from the ongoing redevelopment proposals with excellent facilities including a large modern leisure centre, adult education centre, health centre, and gym. There are hairdressers, newsagents, and a range of takeaways all within a short walk of Egstow Park. The town centre now has a new bus station with regular services into Chesterfield which really improves commuting within the area.
Egstow Park is only 6 miles south of Chesterfield, 18 miles north of Derby, 14 miles from Meadowhall Shopping Centre, and 18 miles north of Sheffield. There are great road connections, being only 4 miles from the M1 and 5 miles from the train station, you have fantastic transport links making Egstow Park such an accessible location.
The area surrounding Egstow Park offers residents the opportunity to take in the surrounding natural beauty. Kenning Park is the perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon with the family or take a walk alongside Smithy Brook to stretch your legs. Nearby Hallgate Pond and Chesterfield Community Farm both give you the chance to take in some fresh Derbyshire air. Further afield, the idyllic Ogston Reservoir is a walker’s paradise, while the historic Hardwick Old Hall can be reached in under 20 minutes by car.
North of Clay Cross is the bustling town of Chesterfield, giving you the chance to shop until you drop at the likes of Ravenside Retail Park, Vicar Lane Shopping Centre, and Chesterfield Market. Cineworld Chesterfield and the Winding Wheel Theatre are perfect for getting your entertainment fix too.
Egstow Park is ideal for those needing to commute further afield too. To the west of the development, the A61 offers easy access to Chesterfield to the north and Alfreton to the south – both are around a 20-minute drive away. You can also reach the M1 efficiently by heading east on the A1675, allowing hassle-free connections to Sheffield and Mansfield. The nearest train stations can be found in the centre of Chesterfield and Alfreton.