There are 19 primary schools in the town and 3 nursery schools. There are 3 secondary schools, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic College, Ormiston Chadwick Academy and Wade Deacon High School. You can for search them here.
Located in the town centre, Greenoaks Centre is open seven days a week to fulfil your shopping needs. More recently, Widnes Shopping Park also opened, hosting superstar retailers such as Next, New Look, Boots and River Island.