St Paul’s Lock


A first of its kind for Mirfield

St Paul’s Lock is an inspirational, age-exclusive development

St Paul’s Lock is Darren Smith Homes’ flagship development and is located in the heart of Mirfield’s conservation area, on the banks of the Calder & Hebble navigation canal.

Strong emphasis is placed on providing luxury combined with convenience in these age-exclusive homes, which are aimed at the over 55s.

This exclusive collection of one and two-bedroom apartments are set within a private, secure and gated community which benefit from south-facing views and a canal-side location.

Mirfield’s shops, cafés, supermarkets, banks and bus stops are only a few minutes’ walk away. The railway station, which has direct links to Leeds, Manchester and London, is also within easy walking distance.

Other benefits include:

St Paul’s Lock is an inspirational, age-exclusive development

  • A strong sense of community
  • Carefully designed external architecture to complement the town’s rich history and unique canal-side location
  • St Paul’s Church – extensive tree management works to the neighbouring church grounds, removal of poor species, replanting lime trees to form an avenue effect.
  • Energy efficiency and a warm, well-lit internal environment
  • Sympathetic landscaping with low level planting and sweeping pathways, connecting the development to the town centre
  • Secure parking and access to all apartments via lifts or stairs.

Take a look around


This reconstructed Gatehouse stands at the entrance to St Paul’s Lock, it consists of only 2 unique and luxurious 2 bedroom apartments with stunning views of the Calder & Hebble Canal and far reaching views. Plus with the added benefit of the use of the rooftop terrace and the landscaped gardens of St Paul’s Lock.

A unique part of the development with convenient level access to Mirfield Town Centre. The Limehouse consists of 9 apartments with a double fronted canal side facade that features natural stone arch windows, glass balconies and roof tabling which leads to a further elevated level that houses the only signature Penthouse Suite on the development, with a roof terrace and stunning views..

Wheatley House holds a central and prominent position on St Paul’s Lock with an impressive double height feature entrance. 17 apartments, individual in size and appeal, all feature the Darren Smith Homes luxurious standard of finish. Designed with convenience in mind Wheatley House benefits from lift access to all floors plus secure and well lit undercroft parking with larger than average parking spaces.

The Malthouse is the focal point of St Paul’s Lock, with characterful design resembling a typical canal side building reconstructed from handmade red brick. It consists of 10 properties each with their own unique style and size, with the majority benefiting from external balconies.

About Mirfield

Mirfield is a traditional West Yorkshire town set in the beautiful countryside of Kirklees.

With easy access to Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester, Mirfield residents enjoy great facilities and amenities, all contributing to a great way of lie.

These are not only well served by good commuter links but by the array of town centre shops and boutiques, health and beauty spas, sports facilities, all surrounded by scenic countryside.

Mirfield is also home to a range of landmarks such as St Mary’s Church, plus the annual agricultural event, the Mirfield show.

The town benefits from great restaurants and pubs that sit alongside the picturesque Calder and Hebble navigation which traditionally served the textile mills of West Yorkshire.

The local area also offers many leisure and sporting facilities including golf courses, tennis courts, cricket and bowling clubs, as well as an array of woodland and waterside walks.

We are now open for viewings!

In adherence with government guidelines and observing strict social distancing for your safety, we are now able to open for viewings by appointment only.

If you would like to book a viewing please contact us on 01924 480438 or email, alternatively please fill in the form on our contact us page.