Crosby Lend Lease is launching its new Appleton Village development of apartments in Widnes on October 11th with a weekend of apple themed events, including cider and apple pie tasting at the new Sales Suite and Show Apartment and the chance for visitors to win an Apple iPod Nano.

[UKPRwire, Tue Sep 30 2008] Over the weekend of October 11th and 12th, Widnes will be a whirl of activity as Crosby Lend Lease mark the launch of Appleton Village near Victoria Park with a host of head turning events to raise awareness and drum up local interest in the new development of spacious one and two bedroom apartments, priced from £151,000.

There will be specially designed branded bicycles riding around the town and representatives will be handing out apples to passers by. Each apple will have an individually numbered sticker and if you receive one, be sure to take it to Appleton Village beside St Bede’s Church, to register your number and be entered into a prize draw to win a brand new Apple iPod Nano.

Throughout the weekend visitors to Appleton Village will be welcomed with homemade apple pie and cider tasting as they view the fabulous new show apartment and Crosby Lend Lease is offering an extensive range of the latest contemporary furnishings, completely free with each home bought during the launch weekend.

Each of the 42 spacious apartments at Appleton Village boast stylish high specification interiors with Stuart Frazer De:sign kitchens and integrated appliances, together with contemporary designer bathrooms and the luxury living experience offered by the Crosby Lend Lease brand.

Commenting on the launch of Appleton Village Clare Noakes (nee Pearson), Sales and Marketing Manager for Crosby Lend Lease said:

“We’re launching Appleton Village with gusto this October as we want to show buyers in the area the high specification, top quality homes that Crosby Lend Lease has been renowned for building for over 80 years.’

‘Appleton Village is perfect for discerning new home buyers looking for a taste of suburban life within easy commuting distance of Warrington, Liverpool, Manchester and Chester. Located in a leafy setting besides Victoria Park, Appleton Village provides the natural beauty of the park and all the amenities of Widnes town centre virtually on your doorstep.’

‘The show apartment opens at 10.30am on October 11th so come along and join us for apple pie and cider and see what life at Appleton Village has to offer for yourselves!”

For further information regarding Appleton Village contact Crosby Lend Lease on 0151 424 0555 or email:


Editor’s notes:

• Crosby has been associated with superior, innovative British homebuilding for over 80 years, and is now part of the international Lend Lease Corporation.

• Current Crosby Lend Lease developments in the North West include greenquarter and Potato Wharf in Manchester City Centre, Orban in Whalley Range, Beechwood in Lymm, Singleton Hall in the Fylde and Appleton Village in Widnes.

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