Fareham is a small town located in the county of Hampshire and was once the brick-manufacturing capital of the region. After the termination of the brick-industry, Fareham opened up to residential development and its population grew. The town today is home to a vibrant weekly market and boasts a number of landmarks including the Royal Armouries Museum and the Hovercraft Museum. There are a couple of forts in and around Fareham, including Fort Nelson and Fort Fareham, while Portchester Castle and Westbury Manor Museum are also prominent historical attractions.
Fareham has a number of serviced offices that are home to the likes of computer networking companies and consultants, event management companies, engineering consultants, industrial equipment manufacturers and secretarial service providers. The insurance group Zurich has an office in Fareham, as do Estee Lauder Cosmetics. You will also find website and software developers in the area alongside wedding planners, healthcare practitioners, financial advisors and removal services.
Entertainment And Dining Out
You will find a number of entertainment venues in Fareham that offer options to cinema-fans and theatre-lovers. Ferneham Hall is a major venue for a variety of stage-productions and is set to undergo a major overhaul. The Ashcroft Centre is a great place for amateur production houses to bring their plays to the stage. Apollo Cinema is the place to go to catch the latest movies. Fareham is home to a variety of eateries offering food from all parts of the world. There is Asian cuisine on offer at La Orient while The Golden Lion serves up tasty and authentic British cuisine. There are a number of modern French dishes on the menu at Lauros Brasserie and Highlands Tandoori brings a taste of Bangladesh to the county of Hampshire.
There is a useful system of roads in Fareham that allow superb connectivity via bus, coach and taxi services. Rail services on the main railway network can be accessed via Fareham railway station, which provides service along the West Coastway Line.