Brentwood is a town located in the county of Essex and is largely residential. Surrounded by green areas and forests, Brentwood has a number of residents who commute to London for work, which is something that can be conveniently done from this charming rural town. The town centre is known for some major local landmarks including the Town Hall, The Hermitage and Brentwood Theatre. Brentwood has been home to a number of famous residents including Ross Kemp, Trevor Brooking, Frank Lampard and Douglas Adams.
Brentwood has a number of private enterprises operating out of its executive suites and office spaces including solicitors, marketing consultants, computer servicing companies, event management companies and insurance companies. Brentwood is also home to the UK headquarters of Ford Motor Company while Equity Insurance Group, The Bank of New York Mellon and Amstrad also have offices in the town.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will find a number of entertainment options available including the Brentwood Theatre, which is a major cultural landmark in the town. The Hermitage has a number of live acts throughout the year, organised mainly by youth groups. The town hosts a number of large and small festivals including the Holiday Children’s Production, Brentwood Performing Arts Festival and Brentwood Art Trail. There are many places to dine-out in in Brentwood, with a wide variety of cuisines from around the world on offer. This includes Alec’s, which serves traditional British seafood, and Rajmoni, which serves up spicy Indian cuisine. The Red Frog has a choice of French dishes on its menu while A La Turka brings the culinary traditions of Turkey into Brentwood.
The town is right on the edge of London which puts it in close proximity to the Underground network through Epping and Upminster tube stations. Brentwood, Shenfield and West Horndon railway stations connect the town to the overground railway network while local bus and taxi services cover all parts of the town.