Burton upon Trent
Perfectly positioned for the commuter
The strategic importance of the location of Burton upon Trent should not be underestimated, with access via the A38 to the M42 and M6 Toll road, and the A50 for the M1 and M6 placing the town at the heart of the East and West Midlands, alongside Birmingham International Airport (long haul flights by Emirates and British Airways), East Midlands Airport and Manchester International Airport.
London is one hour, twenty minutes by regular fast train services from East Midlands Parkway, Derby Station and Lichfield Trent Valley, by East Midlands Trains and Virgin Trains.
Thriving town with major employers
Chosen by The Football Association as the location for the National Football Centre of Excellence at St. George’s Park, which includes a 5 star Hilton Hotel and replica of the Wembley football pitch, and home to the National Centre of Brewing demonstrating its rich heritage, with locally brewed Marstons Pedigree bitter world renown.
This thriving town continues to grow with major employers such as Rolls Royce, JCB, Toyota Manufacturing and Bombardier Trains all present in the area.
Fun for couples, families & the retired
At the heart of the National Forest with Conkers visitor centre, execllent leisure opportunites are also offered in the Peak District National Park, Carsington Reservoir, Chatsworth House and Calke Abbey.
High adrenalin thrills are catered for at Alton Towers, Drayton Manor park and Donington Park Race Track.
Outstanding OFSTED rated schools
Excellent and outstanding OFSTED rated schools are available in both the state and private sector, Repton School being most notable, with Jeremy Clarkson a famous ex-pupil, in addition to Abbots Bromley School for girls, Denstone College, Derby Grammar School and Derby High School.
The town sits astride the River Trent and the Trent and Mersey Canal, served by Barton Marina with the Waterfront Pub and Red Carpet Cinema and the Mercia Marina at Willington where Aqua Narrowboats cater for hire and sales.
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