Local Area Info
The Derby and Burton Upon Trent area has many features and
facilities that will cater for daily living requirements. Impressively served
by a wide choice of retail outlets, well known supermarkets, plus a vast choice
of cafés, bars, restaurants and at least three multi screen cinemas.
Excellent transport services are provided by local bus and
train networks. If commuting by car then the major motorways M1, M6 and M5
are all readily accessible. When wanting to travel further afield or abroad,
the area is well covered by having both East Midlands Airport and Birmingham
International Airport closeby
For that leisure time there are many well known locations to
visit, such as Alton Towers, Drayton Manor Park and Zoo, Twycross Zoo, The
Derbyshire Dales, Staffordshire Moorlands and many historical stately homes,
all within an hours travel.
For the sporting person, the area has many local amenities
from swimming pools and sports facilities to a number of golf courses including
the internationally renown Belfry Golf Club.
Wakefield is located 15 miles to the South of Leeds and
has a variety of lifestyle options from City Living to the rolling country
hillsides leading up towards Denby Dale in East Huddersfield.'The Ridings'
and the recently built 'Trinity Walk' shopping centres cater for all your
shopping needs with a town centre and surrounding areas having a good range
of Bistro's, Restaurants and Bars to suit all tastes.
'Out and About' you will find The Hepworth Gallery,
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Nostell Priory and The National Mining Museum
and being located adjacent to the M1 and M62 motorway network you can be
in Leeds or Sheffield in just 30 mins. Travelling further afield there
are direct trains to London, Edinburgh and Bristol with a number of International
airports within an hours drive.
Wakefield has excellent schools across the region and is
proud to host QEGS, WGHS and Silcoates Independent schools close to the city centre