There are 4 local Primary Schools and a County High School in Penketh with additional High Schools and Primary Schools in the surrounding villages of Great Sankey and Old Hall.
Children are well catered for with 2 sets of playing fields and children's play facilities at Withenshaw recreation ground near Kwik-Save on Warrington Road and at Greystone Heath, next to Greystone Road.
Penketh's main shopping area is at Honiton Square, and there are also many smaller groups of shops scattered around the village, selling a wide range of products from sportswear and shoes to Hamsters and Gold Fish. If you require more shopping facilities there are Super Stores at Westbrook, Widnes and Warrington Town Centre. Warrington also has many Shops in and around the Golden Square shopping Precinct and a large Market just off Bridge Street. Being close to the motorway network Manchester, Liverpool and Chester are all within easy reach of Penketh for a quick shopping trip.
Penketh has 2 Dentists and a chiropodist, along with a Pharmacy on Honiton Square. Penketh shares a Police station with Great Sankey with the nearest Fire Station now being situated in Warrington.
|Penketh Marina on the Sankey Canal|
Penketh has its own Boat Yard and Marina on The Sankey Canal at Fidlers Ferry, this provides easy access to the River Mersey along with boat building and maintenance facilities, there are also picnic benches for a relaxing summer picnic.
There are many scenic walks in Penketh around the surrounding fields and through the new nature reserve on the old site of Gate Warth Waste disposal ground.
|Modern Housing in Penketh|
Penketh has 3 Filling stations two on Warrington Road and one on Farnworth Road near to the Crown and Cushion. Penketh also has a number of garages just in case your car needs some repair work.
There are many housing developments in and around Penketh ranging from authentic terrace's dating from the times of the old Penketh Tannery to Modern 4 and 5 bedroom developments. Penketh also has many old Farm Houses which have now been converted to luxury developments.
|For the older residents there are Nursing and Residential Homes around Penketh at:-|
|Green Park Residential Home on Stocks Lane (01925 791121),|
|Heathside Elderly Persons Home near Honiton Square on Honiton Road (01925 722109).|
|Three Elms on Station Road (01925 723274),||View from Meadow View Nursing Home.|
|Meadow View Nursing Home which overlooks Ditchfields Farm near to Penketh South and Saint Vincent's Primary Schools on Finlay Avenue (01925 791180).|
|Penketh Court Situated on Farnworth Road opposite the Crown and Cushion Public House.|