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Katie Sykes, MNAEA, Manager
The office enjoys a prominent position on the high street in Glossop and is run by Katie Sykes. Katie and her excellent team of Jane, David and Ginene all have an intimate knowledge of Glossop and its surrounding villages. The experienced team offers a professional and understanding service and are always available to successfully guide clients through the buying and selling process.
Gascoigne Halman, which already has three offices in the High Peak, is delighted to have acquired Rowcliffes’ office in Glossop, giving us unrivalled coverage of the local area.
Here at Gascoigne Halman, we've got Glossop covered. Our helpful guide showcasing what Glossop has to offer
prospective residents should make choosing a property in this market town a stress-free experience.
Where is Glossop?
Glossop is a beautiful market town nestled in the foothills of the Pennines and the famous Snake Pass. It is the
north western gateway to the Peak District and Derbyshire and is famous for its landowners such as the Dukes of
Norfolk and Victorian industrialists.
Glossop is an excellent base for exploring some of the area's classic walking country, including Black Hill,
the Longdendale Valley, Bleaklow, and Kinder Scout.
What is Glossop like?
In the main town centre, there's plenty of evidence of Glossop's prosperous past, built on cotton in the 19th and
20th century. Old mills have been modernised and people can browse and enjoy a variety of shops and pubs.
Howard Town Mill is home to popular retail outlets and also houses a hotel and pub. Wren Nest Mill, found at the
bottom of the high street includes nationally-known stores, a family-friendly pub and luxury apartments
Glossop offers something for everyone. From a variety of eateries including cafés, pubs and restaurants, to
specialist independent shops and famous national stores on the bustling High Street, Glossop really has a
warm and welcoming vibe.
In town, you will find everything from designer clothes and beautiful original art to award-winning local
produce including quality meat to craft beers. Glossop also holds regular indoor and outdoor markets,
which are very popular with locals and visitors alike.
Properties in Glossop
The area holds many different homes for any budget with options of new build developments, character cottages and
historic mansions. You will find detached and semi- detached homes, cottages, bungalows, terraced houses and
apartments. Whether you are enticed by the quiet life prefer an active lifestyle, Glossop has something to offer
for all. And, with backdrops to entice both photographers and film crews, Glossop is a fantastic place to live.
Glossop benefits from great transport links, making it a desirable location for those wishing to have easy access
to a city centre yet enjoy picturesque views in a countryside location
There are regular train services from Glossop railway station to Manchester Piccadilly station and regular
bus services run from Glossop to many larger near-by towns.
Manchester airport is only a 30 minute drive.
When it comes to schools in Glossop, families have plenty of choice. There is a good selection of primary schools
including Duke of Norfolk CofE, Dinting CofE and St Mary's Catholic, and secondary schools include St Philip
Howard Catholic and Glossopdale Community.
Manor Park, originally the grounds of the manor house of the Duke of Norfolk, is a popular spot for picnics and
special events. It is located on the eastern side of the centre of Glossop, fringing onto the Conservation Area
of Old Glossop. There is a lovely play area in the park as well as a miniature railway and miniature golf
course. Children can also enjoy a sensory garden, a 5 a side kick about area and informal sports area. There are
also basketball courts, tennis courts, and bowling greens.
Howard Park is another popular park in Glossop. This park is also home to the beautiful Victorian baths
building which is home to Glossop Pool. There is a delightful play area for children in Howard Park, and
annual events take part here including an annual Carols in the Park concert.