Our branch covers Thorne, Moorends, Fishlake, Sykehouse, Snaith, Cowick, Rawcliffe, Rawcliffe Bridge, Carlton, Howden, Crowl, and ventures into Goole and Scunthorpe. We work closely with the team at Northwood Doncaster.
Thorne is a quaint market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster in South Yorkshire, with a population of 16,592. Surrounded by Hatfield and Thorne Moors, with the Stainforth & Keadby Canal running through the heart of Thorne - it's very picturesque. With Thorne Methodist Church, St Joseph’s Church, The Kingdom, St Wilfriths Church, St Nicholas’ Church, plus historic buildings dotted round the town, and even a moat! With excellent links to the M18, M62 and A1 - you can reach Junction 6 of the M18 in a few minutes’ drive.
Main streets running through the town are Kings Street (A614), King Edward Road, Marshland Road, with the pedestrian shopping streets of The Green and Finkle Street.
There's major investment being poured into the area, with the Thorne & Moorends Regeneration Group, Lee Dudgeon Builder, Expression Homes, and the renovation of Thorne Hall.
There are a number of large employers including BMW, Sainbury’s, The Range, Capital Park, DHL and The King’s Chamber. With The Punch Bowl and The Fair Green Hotel, The Harlequin serving traditional Jamaican cuisine, Spice Hut serving traditional Indian cuisine, The Mill fish & chip shops and plenty of other takeaways.
In September 2005 a newly built school, Trinity Academy, opened in Thorne, specialising in Business and Enterprise. The £24 million state-of-the-art Academy has nine classes per year group, had an initial school population of 1250 children between the ages of 11 and 18, and is the third Christian Ethos school founded by Sir Peter Vardy.
With feeder schools being Green Top Primary, Brook Primary, King Edward Road Primary, and Marshland Road Primary.
Thorne Colliery Football Club, Moorends Hornets and Stingers Junior Football Club have produced successful football players Gillian Coultard, Ray Hold and Leigh Jenkinson. With the Moorends-Thorne Marauders RLFC producing the world class player Simon Warrell.
Thorne has also produced the likes of Roy Clarke the comedy writer of Open All Hours, Thomas Crapper the inventor of the toilet, and Lesley Garrett the operatic soprano singer.
Thorne is a hive of community spirit, with a monthly farmers market and a family oriented atmosphere - It’s far enough away from the city life of Doncaster, without being isolated.
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