Southgate is a business district located in the Orton neighbourhood, in the city of Peterborough. The area has been the target of residential development which means that there is plenty of housing in addition to the offices and factories. Southgate is close to a number of landmarks such as Longthorpe Tower and Peterborough Cathedral. Southey Wood is within a short walk of Southgate while Burghley House and Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery are also within easy reach.
Southgate is home to a variety of businesses and companies from cleaning services to advertising agencies. Many of the executive suites are occupied by business and management consultants as well as web design companies. You will also find graphic and interior designers, financial advisors and IT consultants in the area. Southgate is also home to major corporations such as Nokia and NCR Corporation while Telewest also has its manufacturing facilities in Southgate.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Southgate offers easy access to a number of entertainment venues like the Cannon Cinema and the Odeon Cinema, both of which are hotspots for movie-buffs. The John Clare Theatre hosts a number of musical and stage-productions throughout the year, while The Met Lounge is a great place for live-music, as is Club Revolution. From Italian cuisine to Chinese delicacies, there is something for everyone in and around Southgate. Vesuvio is all about contemporary Italian food while Clark’s serves up hearty British cuisine. There is unique African food on offer in Embe and The Rose and Crown is popular for a variety of international dishes.
Travelling in and around Southgate is made easy thanks to a number of local bus routes while taxi services are also readily available. Peterborough railway station is just a short distance away, providing links to mainline intercity and suburban rail services.