The Link Spring/Summer 2018 newsletter is here!
Inside this edition: Read all about Tresham College; What’s on at the Castle; Leyland Estate; Improvements to shop fronts; a new Rentplus scheme launches in Earls Barton; Wellingborough tree services; the Waendel Walk and Party Weekend; the latest on what you need to do to comply with GDPR and news about an event to commemorate our World War One War Veterans at the Nene Valley Crematorium. We are also improving our telephone system and we have an update on the Talent Match and Leader schemes.
Opening hours for the Council Offices
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8.30am - 5pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 5pm
Friday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Wellingborough offers excellent road links to the rest of the Country and is able to service the majority of population centres in the UK and return within a working day.
The M1, A1, A45 and A14 give companies unlimited links to all parts of the country.
The A14 provides the major east-west route between the east coast ports of Felixstowe and Harwich and the Midlands. The M1 and A1 run North to South linking into the national network.
Companies based in Wellingborough can access the Channel Tunnel, Dover, Southampton, Felixstowe and northerly to Newcastle upon Tyne within four and a half hours driving time, which allows a return journey within the same day.
Distances from Wellingborough in miles:
Bedford - 18
Birmingham - 65
Bristol - 125
Cambridge - 40
Felixstowe - 106
London - 70
Northampton - 10
Oxford - 51
A45 - 0
A14 - 7
M1 - 15
A1 - 25
The Midland Mainline offers a regular service from Leeds to London St Pancras station, with 50 minute journey times from Wellingborough on most trains.
More information is available on the East Midland Trains website.
This line is a crucial arterial link for the East Midlands now that St Pancras is the hub for the new high speed rail connection to the Channel Tunnel.
For General Information call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50.
Visit Eurostar Information for your international travel requirements.
Wellingborough is within a 60 mile radius of four international airports as well as Sywell Aerodrome, a private airfield with facilities for executive flights and helicopter links, just 3 miles from the town.
Alternatively, visit Red Planet Travel which offers information for door-to-door travel for both public transport and journeys by car.