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Living In Lisburn Castlereagh

The Lisburn Castlereagh City area is a mixture of city, urban, village and rural communities. It is ideal for those wishing to enjoy a combination of rolling countryside and urban life within easy commuting distance of Belfast and the surrounding areas.

Many thousands of people from Northern Ireland and from throughout the world have been attracted by the prospect of living and working in the safe and attractive environment of Lisburn Castlereagh City. A strong reputation as a good place to live has encouraged many who work in Belfast to live in Lisburn Castlereagh City taking advantage of the high quality of life with excellent community facilities, housing provision, educational and leisure facilities.

As a result businesses in Lisburn Castlereagh City have access to a high quality workforce.


There is a diverse range of living accommodation to suit everyone from new housing developments to contemporary apartments and attractive townhouses. Many choose to live in pretty rural villages which are well connected to the cities of Lisburn and Belfast. Exciting development plans for Lisburn include new city centre and riverside dwellings.


Many people are attracted to live in Lisburn Castlereagh City because of the excellent reputation of its schools. The City can offer forty seven nursery and primary schools, as well as nine top performing second and third level educational facilities catering for a wide range of academic and vocational training needs.


Lisburn Castlereagh City is one of Northern Ireland’s top retail destinations offering a full range of shopping experiences from traditional markets, to local neighbourhoods and large out-of-town retail centres with national retail chains.

Lisburn is an historic market town reflected in the 17th century layout of the city. Today the retail offer attracts shoppers from across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with a mix of local specialist retailers and national and international chains. For example the Marks and Spencer store in Lisburn is one of the flagship locations in the chain, their first out of town store in the UK.

Castlereagh has an attractive mix of local neighbourhood ‘high streets’ and major ‘out of town’ retail parks and is an integral part of our retail offering.