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About Accrington

Visit Accrington and discover a range of shops, restaurants, cafes, and much more. The town is famous for manufacturing The Accrington NORI, an incredibly hard and dense material, which was used for the construction of both Blackpool Tower and the Empire State Building.​

The town centre is home to a number of independent shops, as well as the popular brands you love, so there's something to please everyone. The main shopping centre, Accrington Arndale, contains a number of the branded stores, all conveniently located and in close proximity to each other and the rest of the town.​

The local football club is Accrington Stanley, who play their home games at Crown Ground, which is only a short distance from the town centre. Alternatively, if you want to watch the latest sporting events on TV, there are a wide variety of pubs and bars in the area, showing all sorts of sports, alongside refreshing drinks and snacks.​

The market, found at Market Hall, is open most days all year round in the town centre, and offers a huge variety of stalls, with clothing, food, toys and more all available.​

The nearest city to Accrington is Preston, which can be reached by train, from the local train station. The town is also closely situated to Blackburn, Burnley, Bolton, and Bury, which can be reached by the extensive public transport in the area.​

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