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A great location for commuters and families, if you’re looking for a new home in the East Midlands, the market town of Kettering in Northamptonshire ticks plenty of boxes. 

Motorway routes to Birmingham, Cambridge, Northampton, Peterborough, Leicester and Bedford are all an hour, or under, by car – and London is an hour by train.  


The benefits of a new-build home in Kettering

Buying a new-build house limits the possibility of being in a time-consuming chain, meaning the move to your new place to call home will be smoother and less stressful. 

Due to their higher energy efficiency, newer properties also save you money on your monthly bills – so you have more freedom to enjoy all Kettering has to offer. 

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Living in Kettering

A central location

The A14 is the direct link to the M1 and M6 intersection just north of Rugby, and the A43 connects Northampton with Stamford. 

From Kettering train station, you can arrive at London St Pancras in an hour and link for Eurostar services. Travel to the other main towns in the East Midlands is also easy and convenient via the Midland mainline railway. 

Local bus services, with routes across the town, link to Milton Keynes, Northampton, Wellingborough and Market Harborough. And for international travel you have five airports, all within a 2-hour drive: Heathrow, Luton, East Midlands, Birmingham and Stansted.

Everything you need

Full of family-friendly amenities, the town has a wide range of local and big-brand shops, weekly markets, leisure venues, schools, parks and playgrounds.

There are independent shops, cafés and restaurants in the historic Cultural Quarter, plus the bustling high street has a range of well-known retailers and department stores.

School days

As well as a good range of primary schools, Kettering has four secondary schools: Bishop Stopford School, Kettering Science Academy, Kettering Buccleuch Academy and Southfield School for Girls. 

There’s also an arts college, Latimer Arts College, nearby in the village of Barton Seagrave. And for sixth form opportunities, the Tresham College of Further Education has one of its three campuses in the town.

Start your new build journey

Choosing your new home is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat to our team today.

To explore more locations near Kettering, browse our other Northamptonshire new housing developments below, including Northampton, Rothwell and more…