Chapel Garth is a very popular private housing estates comprising of well maintained semi detached houses, bungalows and apartments. The attractive housing estates have been built by a range of national house builders including Bellway, Persimmon, Barratt and Leech and regional house builders such as Cussins. The excellent suburb is sometimes correctly known as Moorside which was the first of the estates to be built by Leech almost 40 years ago. Today Gentoo are currently developing a wide range of new houses around pleasant cul de sacs and large gardens. Morrison’s supermarket, petrol filling station and a range of local shops provide excellent local amenities along with a range of public houses such as The Colonel Prior and Oaktree Farm. Doxford International Business Park lies within easy walking distance and offers an extensive range of employment opportunities with Gentoo, Virgin, EDF, Barclays, Vigin Active, T Mobile, City Group, Regus and Greggs.
The 125acre £200m business park is located at the A19/A690 interchange and puts its success down to excellent telecommunications and a skilled work force. It is now one of the UK’s main locations for corporate HQ and contact centres serving the telecom service centres.