A civil parish in the county of Hampshire, Fleet is a small town that was voted the best UK town to live in for 2011. The town has been the residence of a number of famous personalities over the years, including Raquel Cassidy, Alan Clayson, Jeremy Metcalfe and Tim Battersby. The Carnival, held in summer, pulls massive crowds and is a great way to enjoy the cultural side of the area. The town’s proximity to London has also led Fleet becoming a popular commuter town.
The business environment in Fleet includes many SMEs working out of single and shared office spaces. There are computer support and consulting firms, clothing designers, construction agents, healthcare practitioners and cleaning services. Earlsbourne Computer Support operates from an office in Fleet, as do JR Graphics. Fleet is also home to performing arts companies alongside website development firms and video production studios.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Fleet has a number of entertainment options including the likes of The Anvil, a local venue for a variety of stage shows, live acts and musical performances. Central Studio is also a live act venue with a host of stand-up comedy acts as well as live-music and the performing arts. Harlington Centre is one of the most popular theatre hotspots in town. Dining out is a foodie’s delight in Fleet, with places serving everything from Indian and Chinese to local English and classic French dishes. La Casa is one of the most popular Italian food establishments in the area while Gurkha Square has Himalayan cuisine on the menu. You can enjoy Thai cuisine at Menu Thai.
Fleet is situated near to a junction of the M3 motorway and has a well-connected road system, which means driving around the town is convenient and you can also access reliable bus and taxi services. Fleet railway station is the main connection to the National Rail network while nearby Blackbushe Airport and Farnborough Airfield offer some of the best executive and private aviation facilities in the UK.