A town on the banks of the River Welland, Stamford is a part of the county of Lincolnshire and is famous for its medieval stone architecture. The town was historically a major residential one and its beautiful Georgian architecture represents its affluent residential roots. Stamford has a variety of major landmarks such as Burghley House, St. Martin’s Church, Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford Arts Centre and The Corn Exchange.
Stamford is home to a number of businesses operating from retail spaces and executive suites. This includes builders & building material suppliers, healthcare professionals and graphic designers along with cleaning companies, marketing consultants and catering firms. There are a few website design agencies in the area while Cummins Generator Technologies, Key Publishing and Bourne Publishing Group also have offices here.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Cultural entertainment such as theatre, music and the performing arts is readily available in Stamford thanks to venues like the Stamford Arts Centre, which has a variety of live acts and performing art shows throughout the year. Tolethorpe Hall is all about live music and theatre while you can enjoy a mixture of comedy, music and performances at The Corn Exchange. From British cuisine to Asian delicacies, there is something for every palate in Stamford. The George Hotel combines traditional recipes with modern cooking techniques while Cloisters serves up delicious Italian food. There is authentic Caribbean cooking on offer at Mama Liz Soul Food Shack or you can head to the Bengal Clipper, which also has Bangladeshi dishes on its menu along with Indian food.
Stamford is connected to the road-network by the A1, running all the way to London while the B1081 connects the town to the M1 motorway. Bus and coach services, along with taxis, are a part of the town’s ground transportation options while Stamford Railway Station connects Stamford to the Birmingham-Peterborough line. Airports near the area include East Midlands Airport.