Located in the district of Hinckley & Bosworth in Leicestershire, Hinckley is the second largest town in the county. The town is known for being the location of the Battle of Bosworth and boasts a rich, diverse history. Hinckley Museum, Stoke Golding and the Church of Assumption of St. Mary the Virgin are all major parts of the town and its past. Ashby Canal, England’s longest canal, passes through the area while Little Pit and Big Pit are two quarries that have been converted into Sites of Ecological Interest.
Hinckley is home to a number of commercial establishments including accountants, financial advisors, counselling services, electrical engineers, event management companies and marketing consultants. There are also recruitment consultants, photographers, and healthcare practitioners that rent office space in the area. MLA Logistics and The Factory are amongst the businesses that have offices in the area alongside M. A. Whitaker Building Contractors.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Hinckley has a number of entertainment options for locals and visitors. Concordia Theatre is a major venue for live acts and stage productions while the Grand Cinema is the place to go for all the latest movies. John Cleveland College is a popular venue for a number of sporting events. You will find a number of eateries in the area serving a variety of dishes from around the world. The New Shimla offers exotic Indian cuisine while Sovrano Café serves up a variety of Italian food. Bengal Chef boasts a varied Bangladeshi menu or you can head to the Sharnford Arms, which serves a variety of Oriental cuisine.
Hinckley has a complex network of roads running through the town. There are a number of bus-routes and taxi services frequenting these roads to provide connectivity throughout the area, and driving is also a viable transport option thanks to the convenient road links. Hinckley Railway Station is the main link to the railway network along the Birmingham-Peterborough Line. Birmingham International Airport and East Midlands Airport are both quite close to Hinckley, providing air-transport facilities for travellers.