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Conveniently located between Stafford and Derby, Burton-upon-Trent is a gloriously historic town, surrounded by hills and fields, just a stone’s throw from the Peak District National Park. Well known for its brewing history, the rise of the railways took Burton’s ales nationwide and as far afield as India.

Today, your new home in Burton-upon-Trent has excellent rail links to Derby and Birmingham – both under 20 minutes – with great roads nearby. There's a good selection of schools and healthcare facilities as well as great shopping at Coopers Square, The Octagon and Burton Place. There’s an outdoor market, plenty of supermarkets and convenience stores. And, if you fancy a night out, you'll be spoilt for choice with pubs, bars and eateries. A new build in Burton upon Trent really is a great place to call home!

Living in Burton-upon-Trent

Attractions on your doorstep

When you buy a new build home in Burton-upon-Trent, you have entertainments and the outdoors on your doorstep. One of the town’s most popular attractions is the National Brewery Centre where you can learn about the history of beer in the UK, take a tour and of course try some samples. There’s also Claymills Victorian Pumping Station where you can get to grips with the steam technology of the Industrial Revolution and Sharpe’s Pottery Museum in nearby Swadlincote.

As for outdoor activities, your new home in Burton is well placed for pleasant riverside walks including the Abbey Trail and pretty Stapenhill Gardens. Just a couple of miles away from your new property, there's the picturesque and dog-friendly Branston Water Park, while National Forest Adventure Farm, a popular adventure play park with animals, is just 10 minutes from your Burton-upon-Trent new build. Cannock Chase AONB, a vast woodland nature reserve offering outdoor pursuits, is just under 20 miles away, or for something more challenging you could travel around the same distance to the glorious Peak District National Park.

Shops and dining close to your new home

Burton-upon-Trent is well equipped for modern living, thanks to the presence of three shopping centres in the heart of the town - between Coopers Square, The Octagon and Burton Place, you’ll find a wide selection of high street stores. From your new build in Burton you can shop local from an outdoor market or browse the stalls in the charming Victorian covered market hall. There are plenty of supermarkets and other essential shops to be found near your new house in Burton upon Trent, along with a good range of pubs, bars and eateries.

Road and rail links on your doorstep

Burton-upon-Trent is criss-crossed by major A-roads, offering great transport links. The A38 takes you north from your new build home in Burton to Derby (12 miles) and south to Lichfield (13 miles). The A511 weaves down to Leicester (31 miles) and up to the A50 and Stoke-on-Trent (30 miles). The A444 will take you down to Coventry (40 miles) and the M42 for an easy journey into Birmingham at 34 miles. Your new home in Burton-upon-Trent has a railway station offering easy commutes across the region for Derby (13 minutes), Lichfield (30 minutes) and Birmingham (30 minutes). The nearest airports are Birmingham (31 miles) and East Midlands (19 miles).

New build homes in Burton-upon-Trent

Persimmon Homes has a number of new houses in Burton and new builds in Staffordshire, including new homes in Cannock and Stafford. To find out more about our available properties in your area, see our list of Persimmon developments below…