Rushden is the fifth largest town in Northamptonshire and with a population of approximately 30,000, it’s far from mundane. There’s always plenty to do; from a dip in the local pool to walks around nearby Stanwick Lakes, you can take a stroll up the High Street and browse in a wide selection of shops, selling everything from carpets and furniture to cakes and sweets, or have a look in some of the regular high street brands and bespoke independent retailers.
The town is also well known for its involvement in the boot and shoe manufacturing industry, with brands such as Grenson and John Whites being manufactured from within the heart of Rushden.
Rushden has an ever expanding variety of homes at affordable prices and with new developments popping up every couple of years and recent improvements made to the towns’ traditional High Street, Rushden is fast becoming one of the most sought after locations in East Northamptonshire.
For those who enjoy keeping fit, there are local amenities such as Splash Leisure Pool, The Pemberton Centre and many other local health facilities. If you prefer a nice meal; then the town offers a variety of high end restaurants, fantastic public houses and a range of takeouts including Chinese, Indian, Pizza, Kebabs and Fish & Chips.
The town also serves its residents with a local Library, numerous Doctors and Dentist, a variety of Churches, Car Repair and Sales Garages and a host of Independent Retailers located in almost every other street.
The town links with the A45 leading either towards Northampton and the M1 or towards Peterborough and the A14. Both of which are only a short journey from Rushden. There’s also the A509 which links directly to Milton Keynes and the A6 which runs through the town and out towards either Bedford or Kettering.
Wellingborough Train Station is just 5.25 miles away offering an easy commute into London St Pancras International in just over an hour. Bedford Train Station is also within easy reach at just under 30 minutes away down the A6. Not forgetting Northampton Train Station, at just over 20 minutes away down the A45, Northampton also links to a large variety of destinations across the country.
"THE TEAM AT BARKER & SMART HAVE BEEN FANTASTIC. THEY HELPED ME SELL MY PROPERTY IN A MATTER OF WEEKS AND ASSISTED ME THE ENTIRE WAY THROUGH THE SALE "
- JILL HALES