Skelmersdale is a town in the south-west of Lancashire and in the north-east of England. The town grew massively during the nineteenth century due to the active coal mining in the town and became even more popular during the twentieth century due to its close proximity to nearby Liverpool. A bustling town, Skelmersdale offers wonderful properties suitable for growing families and young professionals alike. Shoppers can visit the Concourse Shopping Centre containing over seventy high-street shops, cafes and restaurants. Young families will appreciate the range of great schools covering the area, whilst professionals can enjoy a commute to Liverpool of only half an hour. Properties for sale in the area are fantastically affordable, ranging from cosy apartments to more luxuriant family homes and everything in between.