Coalville is a small town in the county of Leicestershire, situated along the boundaries of Charnwood Forest. A former mining town, Coalville is home to a war-memorial built in the honour of the town’s residents who lost their lives in the two World Wars. In addition to the main tower, Coalville is also home to Christ Church, which has a memorial of the Whitwick Colliery Disaster from 1898. You will find the Snibston Discovery Museum in this town while Donington le Heath Manor House Museum is another major crowd-puller in the area.
Coalville has a number of executive suites and retail spaces that are occupied by the likes of computer consultants, fashion designers, child service providers, furniture stores and health & safety consultants. You will also find management consultants, marketing consultants, recruitment services and software developers here. DACS Office Solutions and Chameleon Audio & Lighting both have offices in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will find several entertainment venues in the area for live-music and the performing arts, including Passion, which is a great place for lively performances. Storm is a nightclub that also hosts a number of live entertainment performances while Snibston Century Theatre is one of the main venues for great stage productions. Coalville has a variety of eateries serving food from all over the world including La Torre, which serves Italian cuisine, and Cinnamon Tree, which offers authentic Indian cooking. The Kings Arm is a great place for traditional British cuisine while The Bulls Head is the place to enjoy pub food in a contemporary setting.
There are a number of bus and coach transport services that are easily accessible, with the well connected road networks also making driving a viable option. East Midlands Airport is the closest major air-link. Although the town itself has no railway station, Coalville is within easy reach of Loughborough. The nearby heritage railway line, Battlefield Line, has also been re-opened at Shackerstone, just a short distance from Coalville.