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All of our highly trained and motivated staff will be on hand to help you at every turn when purchasing a property with us, with multiple offices based in and around Oldham. Communication is key and when choosing to by a property through Kirkham Property, we will endeavour to fulfil your requirements, providing help and guidance specific to your personal circumstances.

In his 1878 History of the Fylde of Lancashire, John Porter described Kirkham as ".. probably the earliest inhabited locality in the Fylde district."[4] Remains found at Carleton in the 1970s of an elk with two harpoons embedded suggest that the Fylde was inhabited as long ago as 8,000 BC.[5]

A chilly start in some rural spots with patches of mist and fog. This will gradually clear to leave a fine morning with some good spells of sunshine. It will turn a little cloudier through the afternoon. Maximum Temperature 17 °C.

We also take the marketing of your property very seriously; after all, our business depends on it. Marketing techniques have changed considerably over the years, and at Kirkham we always strive to be one step ahead of the competition to make sure we not only sell or let your property but that we achieve the best possible price in the process.

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Kirkham Club Day, an annual gala, is held in early June, jointly with Wesham. The day involves the various churches and their chosen "Rose Queens", together with biblical tableau floats, civic dignitaries and brass bands, walking in procession through the town in the morning.

The town has been visited by a number of well-known authors who have performed book-signings at one of the town's two book shops. These have included Ranulph Fiennes, Michael Parkinson, Stacey Solomon, Michael Caine, Sarah Brown, Joanne Harris, the Wanted, Jacqueline Wilson, Jo Brand, Gervase Phinn, Al Murray, Terry Wogan, Katie Price, Jack Dee and many more. The town has a number of garages, but no longer any petrol filling station.

In 1925 Church Street became the subject of a pencil on paper drawing by Salford artist L. S. Lowry[7] In his later "A Lancashire Village, 1935" he painted the scene again, but with a wider street full of people and a house in front of the church.[8]

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Another cloudy day in the south and east, but generally much drier with only a few sharp showers around. Brighter in the north and west with some good spells of sunshine here, the best of the sunshine in the morning.

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Monthly local market selling cheese, fruit, meat, puddings, pies and crafts.

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As a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, National Association of Estate Agents and The Ombudsman for Estate Agents Scheme, we provide an efficient and friendly service to the local community.

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Kirkham has been an established independent Estate Agent since 1983, offering arguably the best service and staff in Oldham. Over the years, we have expanded our offering to cover Financial and Legal services, such as conveyancing, wills & probate, mortgage and protection advice, pension advice, and more.

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The town is served by its own free newspaper, the Kirkham and Wesham Advertiser. Both the Blackpool Gazette and the Lancashire Evening Post cover Kirkham news, as does the weekly Kirkham and Fylde Express.[15] Regular bus services are provided by the Ribble branch of Stagecoach Buses and Coastal Coaches.[citation needed]

The town is pre-Roman in its origin with a name originating from the Danish kirk (church) and -ham (Saxon for settlement, or "home"). It appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 under the name of Chicheham and is described as lying on the Roman road between Ribchester (Bremetennacum) and the River Wyre. The town's market charter was granted in 1269–70 by King Henry III.[6]

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We continually invest heavily in our staff that operate over four local offices in Chadderton, Royton, Shaw, and Uppermill, and all of them are passionate and friendly with intimate knowledge of their local areas.

A fairly cloudy day, with isolated showers across many central and southern parts of England and Wales. Turning breezy in the north and west with rain later.

Kirkham (originally Kirkam-in-Amounderness) is a small town and civil parish in the Borough of Fylde in Lancashire, England, midway between Blackpool and Preston (11 miles west of Preston) and adjacent to the smaller town of Wesham. It owes its existence to Carr Hill upon which it was built and which was the location of a Roman fort.[1] It has a population of 7,127,[2] increasing to 7,194 at the Census 2011.[3]

It will be a dry night, with some clear spells at first. The cloud will thicken through the night, with a few pockets of mist re-forming in rural spots. Minimum Temperature 11 °C.


The town's War Memorial is located in a small memorial garden on Barnfield.[citation needed]

There are several pubs in Kirkham, six of which are within or very close to the town centre including The Post Office, The Queen's Arms, The Swan and the Stable Bar.

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Due to an expansion of secondary education after the Second World War, Carr Hill Secondary Modern (now Carr Hill 11 to 18 High School and Sixth Form Centre) which was built on the site of Carr Hill House and a former racecourse opened in 1957 and was officially opened in 1958 by HRH The Duchess of Kent. Several housing developments were built on the edge of the town in the last half of the 20th Century.

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You will also be provided with access to our range of property related services tailored to your needs including mortgage advice, insurance, conveyancing, and surveys.

Looms ran in the town from about 1850 until 2003. At one time the town had eleven mills, the last to be built being Progress Mill in 1915. On the lower part of Station Road "The Last Loom" of Kirkham is on permanent display. This loom, a crossrod type from the 1920s, with the use of tappets at the side, could produce an extensive range of fabrics including velvets, twills and Bedford cord.[citation needed]

Remaining cloudy in the south and south-east with light drizzle in places. Dry with clear spells elsewhere, with pockets of mist and fog. Rather chilly again in some rural spots.

Kirkham currently has 20 listed buildings, one of them being Grade II* Listed and the rest being Grade II Listed. Many of the buildings in the town centre date from the Georgian and Victorian eras.