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Middlesbrough

With a population of around 175,000, Middlesbrough is a large north-eastern town with a rich industrial heritage and a vibrant, modern spirit. Packed with a multitude of top-class entertainment choices and popular attractions, it’s no wonder that Middlesbrough is a popular place to buy a beautiful new home. Situated on the south bank of the River Tees and host to Teesside University, Middlesbrough is famous for its iconic Transporter Bridge, the longest bridge of its kind still in existence. Other key landmarks include the Riverside Stadium, home to Middlesbrough FC, and the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, a striking building containing an impressive collection of contemporary art.

Impressive leisure and culture options

Together with a range of museums, art galleries and its very own theatre, you’ll also find a lively, diverse and family-friendly entertainment and leisure scene to suit every taste in Middlesbrough, including theatres, sport and live music. Trendy restaurants, bars and cafes are also plentiful across the town.

Middlesbrough is also a popular shopping location, with main shopping street Linthorpe Road hosting a range of independent, high street and designer shops. And, with no less than four shopping centres around the town, you’ll be able to find everything you’re looking for and more.

Get out into nature

Despite Middlesbrough’s industrial heritage, there’s a plethora of nature reserves and beautiful green spaces in the surrounding area. Take a walk up Roseberry Topping, a popular hill with stunning view of the surroundings, 10 miles from Middlesbrough. Or, just over 6 miles from the town centre, there’s RSPB Saltholme, a family-friendly wetlands perfect for days out spotting wildlife. Other local green spaces include Newham Grange Farm which is sure to be a hit with kids, and scenic Stewart Park where you’ll find a lake, play area, pets corner, deer, llamas and highland cattle.

Excellent transport links

Middlesbrough boasts excellent transport links nationwide. A range of options are available including trains, buses and impressive links to the road network, meaning that you are very well-connected when it comes to travelling to, from and around the town.

Middlesbrough railway station enjoys a mainline position, linking the town to the countrywide network, with direct services to key locations such as Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool and York. Buses are a popular choice for travel in Middlesbrough, with a range of short and long-distance bus services operating from Middlesbrough bus station. And for road travel you’ll be extremely well connected thanks to a number of trunk roads serving the town including the A19, A66, A171, A172 and A174, giving easy connections to Darlington, Hartlepool, Durham, Stockton-on-Tees, Newcastle and beyond.

For travel further afield, the nearest airport is Teesside International Airport, just 12 miles from the centre of town.

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Supporting your communities

Our Community Champions programme was established in 2015 and has already donated more than £3 million to over 3,500 good causes across Great Britain. Every month whilst the programme is running, our 32 regional businesses together give away 64 donations of up to £1,000 each. It's easy to apply for your local good cause.

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Persimmon Homes is delighted to be joining forces with Team GB: the Great Britain and Northern Ireland Olympic Team run by the British Olympic Association, to give away an amazing £1 million to support children across England, Wales and Scotland.

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Our hugely successful Community Champions programme has already donated more than £1 million to good causes in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month we give away 60 donations of up to £1,000 each to local groups and charities.

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