CPS Shopping Centre
Welcome to the CPS Shopping Centre, where you’ll discover a variety of independent retail shops, specialist boutiques, a café and well known names such as Sainsbury’s.
In the heart of the village, the centre itself is correctly known as Sundial House, acknowledging the old house that was demolished to make way for the new structure in the 1970s.
The CPS Shopping Centre offers 4 hours FREE PARKING, easy access and everything you need under one roof for a trouble free shopping experience.
Culcheth is a large village approximately 6 miles (10 km) north-
The village has many amenities which make it a popular place to live. These include several good restaurants cafes and pubs the latest exciting venue being the Common Room providing food, drinks and a welcome atmosphere throughout the day and a sophisticated late night venue into the early hours.
It is primarily residential, with a large village green at its heart where the annual Community Day is held. Walks are to be found along the old railway line, now known as Culcheth Linear park.
To most people living in Culcheth, Sundial House is the name of the CPS shopping centre, but older residents will remember the original Sundial House, this was replaced back in the 1970’s with a modern building which is now a shopping centre.
The Journal Newspaper wrote this article below on Friday August 12th, 1936
A photograph of Sundial House, Culcheth, an unusual type of sundial is over the doorway. It is at present the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wedel, the latter being a descendant of Mr. James Cleworth, who purchased the premises in 1838, and the little girl in the photograph is the fifth generation on the female side to reside here.
A date carved on one of the oak beams is 1621 and the house is thought to date to that time; it was at one time Twiss Green School and afterwards the Leigh Union Workhouse and was purchased from them in 1838. It is interesting to note that there are several houses of similar construction in the district, namely Holcroft Hall and Woolden Hall (on) Holcroft Lane, and no doubt they belong to the same period.
Sundial House is tucked away, about 80 yards from the Leigh-