Stapleford is a town in the county of Nottinghamshire and lies west of the county’s administrative capital, Nottingham. The town sits on the border with Derbyshire and is close to the River Erewash, which flows close by. The stone cross at St. Helen’s Church is said to be the oldest Christian symbol in the region while the Hemlock Stone, a 200 million year old stone from the Triassic Period, can also be found here. A number of famous people including Arthur Mee, John Radford, Dave Watson and Sir John Borlase Warren, are associated with the town.
Stapleford has a number of small offices and executive suites that are home to building & construction firms, graphic designers, computer repair companies, interior decorators, and film-production houses. Website designers, accountants, and solicitors also have offices in Stapleford. Preeminence Design and JCL Building Ltd are amongst the companies based here along with the manufacturing facilities of the Full Mash Brewery.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Stapleford boasts several venues for live-music and the performing arts within easy reach. Stagecoach Theatre is a place to find the latest and best in stage productions while Savoy Cinema and Showcase Cinema are the places to go for the latest movies. With a number of eateries in the area, Stapleford is a great place to head out for dinner. There is East Asian and Thai cuisine at Thai Legend while a number of places, like Vivo, are known for great Italian food and traditional cooking techniques.
The town is linked to areas like Nottingham and Derby via the M1 motorway as well as the A52. Bus and coach services run regularly between these destinations. Beestone Railway Station is the nearest way to get onto the Midland Main Line to Nottingham and other parts of the region. Nottingham Airport and East Midlands Airport are the closest air-transport links. A light-rail service between Nottingham, Beeston and Stapleford is under construction.