Known as the “Home of the British Army”, the town of Aldershot is situated in the county of Hampshire and picks up its name from the Alder trees that are prominent in where the area that the town is located. It is home to a number of major landmarks including the Wellington Statue, which was moved to Aldershot from Hyde Park in London. Aldershot Observatory is another landmark in the area; it was presented to the British Army, as a gift from aviator Patrick Young Alexander.
Aldershot has plenty of store and office space that is home to a variety of businesses and professionals. This includes management consultants, engineering services, cleaning service providers, computer networking companies, delivery and courier services, marketing consultants, and advertising agencies. CSC, a world leader in technology enabled business solutions and services, also have an office in Aldershot.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Aldershot is a hotspot when it comes to entertainment venues with places like the Rushmore Arena offering a variety of live performances throughout the year. The Palace is a combination of theatre and cinema under one roof and it hosts a variety of live-music shows as well. Aldershot Stadium offers greyhound racing to enthusiasts while Aldershot Raceway has a number of track days to go with its annual supply of motorsports events. When it comes to eating out in Aldershot, there is no shortage of cuisines to choose from. Gurkha Raj Doot is a great place to pick up Himalayan food from Nepal while Taste Buds serves up the traditional foods of the Caribbean islands. There is a variety of English fare on offer at Café Mi and fans of Indian dishes can head to The Taste of India.
Aldershot railway station is the town’s direct link to the UK’s main railway network, while a number of bus routes, taxi services and coach networks connect the town to the rest of the county via roadways.