Perfectly positioned for the commuter
The small historic and friendly Market town of Uttoxeter pre dates the Domesday Book and lies close to the scenic River Dove on the Staffordshire/Derbyshire border.
Situated on the A50 dual carriageway which provides easy access to the city of Derby and conurbation of Stoke-on-Trent, it also links the M1 and M6 motorways making Uttoxeter ideally positioned for commuting nationally. Uttoxeter also has a train station sitting on the line from Nottingham to Crewe.
The town is synonymous with horse racing; Uttoxeter Racecourse, home to the Midlands Grand National, is one of Uttoxeter's most famous landmarks and is only a short walk from the town centre.
Thriving town with major employers
Located approximately 4 miles from the town is the world headquarters of the internationally recognised digger/tractor manufacturer JCB, where Joseph Cyril Bamford built his first trailer in 1945. Other notable companies located in Uttoxeter are Tyrell crisps and Foxes biscuits.
Fun for couples, families & the retired
For keen golfers, you can find Uttoxeter Golf Club nestled alongside Uttoxeter Racecourse, overlooking the River Dove with stunning views across the Weaver Hills.
A short drive away is the world famous Alton Towers theme park which attracts millions of thrill seekers annually and also the Peak District National Park, designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, providing stunning walks and breathtaking views.
State of the art leisure centre
Uttoxeter town has a wide and expanding range of facilities and amenities including the state of the art leisure centre opened in 2015; supermarkets including Tesco, Asda and Waitrose; independent tea rooms and coffee houses including The Vintage Tea Emporium, Costa Coffee and Starbucks; eateries including The White Hart Hotel, The Parks and Frankie & Benny's restaurant; numerous public houses within the town and surrounding villages including The Robin Hood in Bramshall and The Dog & Partirdge in Marchington.
Highly regarded local schools
When it comes to education, Uttoxeter retains the much heralded "Three Tier" system where the primary schools in the area feed into the Windsor Park and Oldfields Middle Schools and then into the highly respected Thomas Alleynes High School. Famous former pupils include director and screenwriter Shane Meadows of This Is England fame and Adam Peaty, the Commonwealth and World Champion swimmer.
For those looking towards private education, Uttoxeter provides easy access to Smallwood Manor Prep School, Denstone College and Abbots Bromley School (formerly known as the School of St Marys & St Annes).
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