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Named after the River Tame that flows through the centre, Tamworth is a modern and vibrant town located just 14 miles from Birmingham. Blessed with excellent road and rail links, good schools and well-designed open spaces, your new home in Tamworth is ideal for commuters looking for a mix of town and country with brilliant amenities.

Tamworth has a bustling town centre with a great blend of high street and independent retailers, as well as a choice of shopping centres. There’s a busy street market with over 100 stalls as well as every supermarket you could need. Add to this great entertainments, a snowdome, parks, zoos and historical beauty spots and Tamworth really is a top choice to call home.

Living in Tamworth

Let's go shopping!

Leave your new home in Tamworth and head to the historic town centre for a mooch around the shops. You’ll find a good range of high street and independent retailers – there are over 60 in the Ankerside Shopping Centre – with lots of cafes and coffee shops for quick stops. The eclectic market stocks everything from fresh local produce to crafts and clothes; with over 100 stalls every Tuesday and Saturday, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

If you fancy an out-of-town shopping experience, head out from your new build in Tamworth to the Ventura Retail Park, Jolly Sailor or Cardinal Point; all have excellent shopping with lots of top fashion brands, a huge choice of eateries, as well as great entertainments including a multiplex cinema, bowling and skiing – all with free parking.

Great entertainments on your doorstep

Experience extremes from your new house in Tamworth. One moment you can be enjoying the icy arctic ski slopes of the infamous Tamworth Snowdome - the next you can be visiting the animals more at home in the sub saharan desert in Drayton Manor Park and zoo. Enjoy a whole host of high octane watersports at the Kingsbury Water Park - or just pack a picnic and enjoy the 600 acres of landscaped parkland, with two playgrounds, the miniature Echills Wood Railway and a very welcome cafe. If you're looking for a spot of culture, fine dining or a raucous night out, head into Birmingham - it's just 14 miles away from your Tamworth new build. 

Tamworth, the home of good schools

Nothing is more important than your children having a good education. From your new build in Tamworth, the community is geared towards providing interesting activities and events for pre-schoolers. There are a good selection of nurseries and many of the 45 primary schools also provide nursery and wrap-around care. There are 10 secondary schools including faith and SEN options as well as four sixth form colleges for children aged 16-18 years. Your new home in Tamworth is set up to educate the next generation. 

Easy road and rail connections from home

Tamworth is situated just above the M42 and M6 Toll, making it super easy to drive into Birmingham (14 miles) or to snake around the eastern side of the city for commutes to Nottingham (35 miles), Leicester (30 miles) and Derby (27 miles).

Your new home in Tamworth is very well connected with around 60 trains a day to Birmingham New Street, taking just 22 minutes. Birmingham Airport is less than half an hour’s drive from your new build home in Tamworth. You can also make the connection by train, via Birmingham International Station where there’s a free Air-Rail Link system. 

New build homes in Tamworth

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Tamworth and new builds in Staffordshire, including new homes in Stone and Stoke-on-Trent. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…