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Living in Craigavon in 2023

Living in Craigavon in 2023

With the city of Craigavon and neighbouring towns of Lurgan and Portadown becoming increasily popular areas to enjoy work, life and play, here is a short list of the great reasons why Craigavon is a fantastic place to live.


Craigavon's central location within Northern Ireland makes it well-positioned for travel and commuting to nearby cities such as Belfast, Lisburn and Armagh.


The area is known for its range of amenities, including shopping centres, recreational facilities, restaurants, and parks. There are several leisure activities available, such as golf courses, water sports at nearby South Lake Leisure Central and beautiful countryside for outdoor enthusiasts.


Craigavon offers a mix of housing options, including our new developments of South Lake Park and Drumnagoon Park with house types to suit all purchasers. The planned nature of the settlement means that there are often well-designed neighbourhoods and access to green spaces. 


Craigavon has a varied economy, with employment opportunities in industries such as manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and education. Many people in Craigavon commute to nearby towns and cities for work.


Craigavon has a strong sense of community, with numerous local events and activities organized throughout the year. There are also several schools and community centres that provide resources and support for residents.


The area has good transportation links, including bus services and road connections. The nearby M1 motorway provides convenient access to other parts of Northern Ireland.