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Your new home in Dewsbury has a proud history linked to the textiles industry, reflected in its beautiful architecture. While much of the town centre is enclosed within a Conservation Area, the town is undergoing a sympathetic regeneration, refurbishing and creating new builds in Dewsbury to make it fit for modern life.

This very pretty small town in the heart of West Yorkshire has a lot to offer new house buyers in Dewsbury, including enough independent shops, high street names, coffee shops and restaurants to mean you never need to leave. But equally, if you'd like to leave your beautiful new home in Dewsbury for a night out or a big shopping experience, Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds are all within a 45 minute drive – as is the dramatic Peak District National Park.

Living in Dewsbury

A new build in Dewsbury with excellent commuter links

Dewsbury has location on its side - halfway between the M1 and the M62 is the perfect place to commute throughout Yorkshire, the northwest and the northeast. Leeds and Bradford are 10 miles to the north, Wakefield is six miles to the west, Huddersfield is eight miles to the southwest and Halifax is nine miles to the northwest. The A644 is the main route through the town, linking your new home in Dewbury easily with Wakefield and Brighouse. Leeds Bradford Airport is 19 miles away and Manchester Airport is just under 50 miles away. Trains from Dewsbury station connect with Leeds, Huddersfield, Manchester, York, Hull and Redcar. 

Choose a new house in Dewsbury near excellent shopping

You can choose between the traditional market, the national supermarkets, the world food minimarkets and the two shopping centres in Dewsbury - the White Rose Shopping Centre and the Red Brick Mill. There are country parks and golf clubs on the outskirts, and town parks with play areas nearer the centre. There’s a Showcase Lux Cinema between Dewsbury and Leeds, just off the M62 and also an IKEA so you can furnish your new Dewsbury home too. Take a riverside walk along the River Calder, or jump on your bike to enjoy the Huddersfield to Dewsbury section of the National Cycle Network. Your new home in Dewsbury is ideally located and has a great range of secondary schools including two grammar schools and the St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy. Then there’s Kirklees College for further education, with a second campus in Huddersfield.

Your new home in West Yorkshire close to the countryside

With all that activity and the additional energy of Leeds city centre for shopping and nightlife, it’s good to know that in under an hour you can be in the Peak District National Park for a change of scenery and a chance to slow down. Follow the Longdendale Trail along the banks of the Woodhead Reservoir, it’ll feel like another world. Combining outdoor space and culture, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park is just off the A637, an easy eight miles to the south of Dewsbury.

New builds for sale in Dewsbury

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses available in Dewsbury and new builds in West Yorkshire including new homes in Wakefield and Huddersfield. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…