Situated on the banks of the River Nene, Wellingborough is a market town located in the East Midlands. The town is built on the hills near the river to avoid the frequent rise of water-levels. It is known for the 600-year old All Hallows Church, a major landmark in the area, while Harrowden Road is home to the statue of The Three Silver Ladies, another prominent landmark. Wellingborough has been home to various famous personalities including Sir David Frost.
Wellingborough is a major hub for small and single owner businesses such as book stores, car part suppliers and building material suppliers. There are serviced offices that are occupied by the likes of accountants, financial service providers and solicitors. Wellingborough Creative is a full-service marketing and advertising consultancy with head offices in the town. Wellingborough also has a number of private taxis firms as well as removal companies in the area.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Wellingborough has quite a few venues for evening entertainment. The Castle Theatre is a hub for stage-productions and the performing arts while Castle Youth Theatre and Youth Dance are directed at the younger generation. Club Diana is a venue with a wide variety of entertainment under one roof. Santa Pod Raceway is also within easy reach. There are many dining out options in the town. You will find American cooking to savour at AJ’s Diner while Ali’s serves up delicious Indian food. Enjoy fresh seafood at Nemo’s or head to Don Peppi for a taste of Italy.
The main mode of transport in Wellingborough is driving and there are plenty of bus and coach services to connect locals to other parts of the county and beyond. Wellingborough Railway Station is the main link to the mainline railway network while East Midlands Airport and Birmingham International Airport are within easy reach and both operate a number of international flights.