As a major town in the heavily populated area of Merseyside in the North of England, St. Helens is surrounded by other large conurbations such as Manchester, Wigan, Warrington and Liverpool. Retailing in the centre of St. Helens is dominated by the modern Church Square Shopping Centre that houses most of the popular fashion chain stores.
ToyWorld North West is the only major independent toy shop in the town and specialises in pocket money toys, wooden toys and outdoor products as well as games and jigsaws. Jimbo’s Funtime operates from Kimberley Avenue and supplies party goods as well as arranging entertainers and children’s magic shows.
Fans of war gaming products are spoilt for choice in the War & Hobby store in Cooper Street. This hobby paradise sells all the popular ranges from Games Workshop as well as paints, accessories and many other modelling related products.