Middlesbrough is a large town situated in the county of North Yorkshire, and is part of the industrial north east of England. The town has a long and varied history, both general and industrial. Since the middle of the 19th century, Middlesbrough has been the target of rapid industrial development and expansion and today is a thriving town. Middlesbrough is known for being home to the second-largest collection of Picasso paintings in England, at the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, which is a major draw for culture vultures and those into art. Acklam Hall and Transporter Bridge attract large crowds while the Dorman Museum is also a major landmark in the area and a great place for history buffs.
Companies like HD Forensics own or rent out office space in Middlesbrough, alongside financial accounting firms, business consultants, event management companies, fashion designers, and marketing specialists. Website & software development firms, graphic design companies and engineering services are have premises in the area along with companies such as Rowneys Ltd and Hewitts Construction.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Middlesbrough has plenty to offer when it comes to entertainment with places like The Town Hall offering a venue for live musical performances. Middlesbrough Theatre is the place to enjoy live acts, stage productions and the performing arts. Ormesby Hall is also a place of interest and is an 18th century mansion complete with tearooms providing homemade cakes and stunning gardens. Eating out in Middlesbrough is an excellent experience with places like Dosa Houze offering food from the southern side of India while Fellini’s serves up fine Italian cuisine. The Apple Tree Pub serves up traditional British food in a cosy setting and Oodles is all about tasty Chinese dishes.
Middlesbrough Railway Station is a major stopover along the way to Leeds, Liverpool & Manchester, with the Tees Valley Line, the Durham Coast Line and Esk Valley Line running through it. Manchester Airport is the closest air-link while the Port of Middlesbrough offers commercial and passenger transportation links along the waterways. The A19, A66 and A689 connect the town to other parts of north east England and beyond.