Find out more about the schools, churches, shops and pubs in the area
There is a thriving play school for pre-school children based at the Methodist Church on Middlewich Road. The details appear on their notice board.Schools
Allostock has no school now and younger children usually attend Byley School – some going to Lower Peover C.E. Primary School. Older children can go to Holmes Chapel Comprehensive to continue their education and Knutsford and Middlewich also have comprehensive schools.
Lower Peover C.E. School
Allostock Parish Council has a representative on the Richard Comberbach Trust which aims to support the school from a charity founded by Richard Comberbach and his wife who built and endowed the school in 1710.
The original building is now The Little Nursery School.
Check the date over the door!
In 2010 Lower Peover School and the Trust celebrated their Tercentenary by holding a “Celebration weekend”
on 11th, 12th and 13th June .
There was a school in Allostock for nearly 300 years. The first was opened in 1689 at Allostock Chapel, London Road.
Bradshaw Brook Chapel Sunday school first held lessons in 1867. As many as 100 are recorded as attending.
In the 1960’s numbers at Allostock School increased so much that the Village Hall was used as an extra classroom. but numbers declined and Allostock school closed in 1983
Allostock is part of the ecclesiastical Parish of St Oswald’s, Lower Peover which is a deservedly famous Church. It is at the end of “The Cobbles” off Crown Lane. The Vicar is the Rev. Jane Lloyd. Tel 01565 722 304.
The nearest Roman Catholic Church is in Middlewich some four miles away and St. Vincent’s RC Church is in Knutsford about five miles away.
Bradshaw Brook Methodist Chapel is on Middlewich Road, Allostock.
Shops and Pubs
Pubs and Restaurants
There are two within the Parish. The Three Greyhounds is at the junction of Middlewich Road and Holmes Chapel Road.
The Cottage Restaurant on the A50 caters for a variety of functions.
There is only one shop in Allostock – the Boundary Stores on the A50 where a good selection of general foodstuffs and newspapers are sold. There is a delivery service for newspapers, milk etc.
Lower Peover village has a Post Office and village shop. Goostrey village also has a Post Office, newsagent, ladies’ hairdresser, off licence and grocery stores. Lowe’s Farm Shop and Nursery at Shanty Farm in Byley provides home grown and local fresh fruit and vegetables. There is a delivery service Tel 01606 832 122.