Welcome to Skelmersdale - affectionately known as Skem to locals. Nestled away in West Lancashire, the town is situated 6 miles West of Wigan and 13 miles Northeast of Liverpool.
The modern, vibrant town of Skelmersdale sprang up in 1961 as the North West's first new town, the area's roots can be traced all the way back to the Viking era. Now, the town is a thriving hub for activity and is surrounded by attractive wooded valleys - there are plenty of open, scenic spaces for you to enjoy!
The Concourse shopping centre located in town offers visitors quality shopping outlets; from high street shops to independent family firms - there's definitely something for everyone. Moreover, a major superstore is set up right next to the centre.