Loughton is a town in the county of Essex and has become known for numerous famous landmarks. Epping Forest is adjacent to Loughton while Roding River Valley creates a natural boundary on the eastern side. Lopping Hall is one of the major landmarks in the town, as is Loughton Library. The British Postal Museum and National Jazz Archive hold significant places in the town, while Epping Forest Museum, along with Masonic Hall and Mortuary Chapel, are among the listed buildings in the town. Loughton is also linked to a number of famous residents, former and current, including Dick Turpin, Sir Francis Baines, Ron Greenwood, Gladys Mills, Gary Hooper, Richard Hounslow and Danny Dyer.
Loughton has a number of serviced offices and retail spaces that are occupied by businesses such as building and construction companies, computer support and repair services, and courier services. Clinton Cards, The UK’s leading producer of greetings cards, has head offices in Loughton. There are also a number of marketing consultancies in the area alongside cleaning services and website design firms.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Loughton is home to or close to a number of prestigious venues for live music and the performing arts. Corbett Theatre is a major venue for stage productions while the National Jazz Archive has a variety of jazz performers coming in throughout the year. Pollards Opera is the place to go for lovers of classical opera and Lopping Hall is a hub for the performing arts. Eating out in and around Loughton is as pleasurable and varied as its entertainment scene with places like Ark Fish offering fresh seafood while Jaipur serves up quality Indian food. Hadley House is a culmination of a variety of international dishes and Thainese is a combination of a variety of oriental cooking styles all under the same roof.
Loughton offers a range of transport options, including access to reliable and efficient bus services as well as readily available taxi services for those who want to use road transportation. The London Underground can be accessed from Loughton tube station while Buckhurst Hill tube station is also within easy reach.