Harlow is a planned residential town in the county of Essex. It is categorised as a New Town. Harlow has experienced vast redevelopment and growth as part of the Harlow Gateway Scheme. It is close to major landmarks such as Harlow Art Trust, which has established hundreds of works of art all across town. Gibberd Gallery is located in the heart of the town, as is the Civic Centre with the Harlow Water Gardens. The Playhouse Theatre is also a major landmark in the area.
The town is home to a number of serviced office spaces and retail stores that are home to professionals and businesses such as accountants, financial advisors, counselling services and graphic design firms. You will also find internet marketing agencies, healthcare professionals, builders, software development companies and photographers. Bupa Home Healthcare has head offices in Harlow.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Harlow offers a range of entertainment options with places like the Playhouse Theatre offering a variety of shows covering live music, the performing arts and stage productions. Gibberd Garden is a great place to spend the day outdoors or you can enjoy an evening having a relaxing drink in one of the local pubs. Eating out in Harlow provides you with access to a combination of local delicacies along with global favourites. You can enjoy Indian food at The Pink Spice while COHO is a place that serves up traditional British classics. You will find a variety of oriental food at Zenz Oriental Restaurant or you can head to Nando’s for Portuguese food in a relaxed environment.
Harlow is connected to the main railway network by Harlow Town railway station as well as by Harlow Mill railway station. There is an extensive bus and coach network in the area while London Stansted Airport offers air-links close to the town. Taxis are readily available for those looking for alternative road transport while access to the M11 and M25 motorways make driving a viable option in and around Harlow.