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Waters Cross

Watling Street, Northwich, CW9 5EX.

An exclusive retirement living development for the over-55s in the heart of Northwich.

Waters Cross offers a range of 70 modern 1 and 2-bedroom apartments, available for both outright sale and shared ownership, with an enviable location along the banks of the River Dane. Nestled in the heart of Northwich in leafy Cheshire, Waters Cross is designed with you in mind, giving you the freedom to live independently in a new home where comfort and luxury combine.

From luxury fitted kitchens down to fully equipped shower rooms, all of the homes we build are finished to the highest standard with contemporary furnishings.
Each and every apartment has been cleverly designed with you in mind.

The new on-site bistro at Waters Cross, operated by Kanya is now open to the public, offering a wide range of delicious English cuisine and bistro-style dishes. Whether you want to sample a delicious meal in the on-site bistro, relax in the stunning communal gardens or make use of the wide range of shops, parks and local amenities nearby, Waters Cross is the perfect place to enjoy and plan for your retirement while enjoying all that Northwich has to offer.

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Outright sale price list

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Virtual tour of apartment type B1, B1E, B2, B3 & B5

Virtual tour of apartment type A1 & A2

Local area information

Life at Waters Cross means you are on the doorstep of the quaint timber-framed Victorian properties that give Northwich town centre its character. Waters Cross sits on the banks of the River Dane in an enviable location in the heart of Northwich, close to where it meets the River Weaver- from where the development takes its name. The centre itself has been revitalised in recent years with extensive tree planting and restoration in the area.


Northwich town centre is filled with independent shops & boutiques of all descriptions with plenty of unique, handmade products on offer.

For those looking for a more traditional shopping experience- head to nearby Barons Quay, a new retail and leisure hub in the town centre that offers a range of high street fashion favourites.

For your weekly shop try one of the several large supermarkets on offer in Northwich town centre including Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and ASDA.


Northwich has a thriving restaurant scene, with plenty of local dining options to suit all palates. With choices ranging from traditional English pub food to a wide array of continental delicacies from the selection of restaurants, bistros, bars and coffee houses on your doorstep, you’ll always be able to find something to cover every taste and preference.

Why not try Barons Quay Social, a popular new bar/restaurant where visitors can sample everything from Asian to Palestinian cuisine from the variety of food vendors before relaxing with a delicious cocktail on the rooftop deck.


Residents will benefit from great transport links across the North West and further afield. Three train stations are nearby- Northwich, Greenbank and Hartford, providing direct routes to Chester, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and London among others.

Waters Cross is next to the Northwich bus interchange, which offers services to surrounding towns including Chester, Winsford, Hartford and Warrington.

Both the M56 and M6 motorways are a 15-minute drive away and for those wanting to jet away for some sunshine, Liverpool John Lennon and Manchester Airports are both under 20 miles away.

Local Amenities

Residents will be able to enjoy the great outdoors in the form of nearby Vickersway park and the beautiful Marbury Country Park.

Living at Waters Cross also means easy access to banks, pharmacies, gyms, a cinema and plenty of social and community activities.

There are plenty of tourist attractions in the area too, with the famous Anderton Boat Lift, The Lion Salt Works, Arley Hall and Weaver Hall Museum (formerly the Salt Museum) which is within walking distance from Waters Cross.

Make sure you also visit Northwich Woodlands, which is made up of nine countryside sites each with a different character and history. Walk, run, cycle, watch some wildlife or enjoy a picnic, the Northwich Woodlands provide a great day out!