Shopping and Leisure:
With its close proximity to the bustling centre of Northampton, Upton Place has all your shopping needs on the doorstep. With a Sainsbury’s supermarket and convenience stores only minutes from the development, it’s ideal for everyday essentials.
There is something to fit every taste with a range of bars and restaurants, a cinema and a ten pin bowling alley, all within a short walking distance.
Northampton City Centre is home to the Grosvenor shopping centre which has many of the top name high street stores including department store House of Fraser. Leading onto market square, which dates back to 1235 and hosts a number of market days, it is also a neighbour of Peacock Place, offering high street names and independent boutiques.
Out and About:
For those who love outdoor activities, the nearby Upper Nene Valley Country Park offers walking and biking trails stretching over the park’s 15 hectares. You can also sail, kayak or canoe.
Also located in the area are a range of museums including Northampton and Abington Museums and Northampton Art Gallery.
Sporting arenas include Frankin’s Gardens and Sixfields Stadium – home to the Northampton Saints rugby team and Northampton Town FC.
The local train station, Northampton Rail Station, is situated only two miles from the site and trains run regularly to nearby cities including Birmingham, Coventry and to Rugby, Milton Keynes and London.
Luton and Birmingham International Airports are less than one hour away.
Schools and Education:
For those with young families, finding a school near to your new home is at the top of your list of priorities. There are four primary schools within a mile of the development including Upton Meadows, Quinton House, Millway and St. Luke's CofE school. For secondary education you'll find Quinton House, Duston, Abbeyfield and Northampton International Academy plus more all within 3 miles of the development.
Further afield are a wide range of colleges and further education centres, as well as the University of Northampton, which is only four miles away.