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If you are looking for house rentals in the Kettering area, the good news is that it has a strong economy with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the UK. Historically, it was home to a thriving boot and shoe industry. However, among the town’s major employers today are Kettering General Hospital, which employs more than 3000 staff, and Tresham College of Further and Higher Education, which has an 800 strong workforce. Many people also choose to commute to London to work as rail journeys from Kettering to St Pancras International take just under an hour.
Kettering’s population of 70,000 people is well catered for in terms of schools, shopping facilities and entertainment. If you are looking for a house to rent to settle with children, the town has a number of primary schools including St Peter’s which is an independent. It also has four secondary schools, who of which are now academies, and an arts college which can be found in the village of Barton Seagrove.
If you love to shop, rent a property in Kettering and you will find a number of big names in the town. As well as the high street shops, Newlands Shopping Centre is an indoor town centre complex with 45 shops including well known names such as TK Maxx, Dorothy Perkins, Boots, The Body Shop and Carphone Warehouse.
Outside work, if you like the idea of an adrenalin rush, not to be missed is a visit to one of the oldest theme parks in Britain, Wicksteed Park. It opened in the early 20s and is still a big hit with visitors and has 26 rides spread out over four themed areas: the Children’s Playground, which is free to use, the Fairground for up to age 12/13, the lakeside with all the water rides, and the arena, with all the largest rides. It makes a fun and memorable day out for the whole family!
For sport enthusiasts, the Kettering Conference Centre has a leisure centre and health club, and benefits from a dozen badminton courts, four squash courts, a martial arts studio and children’s activity centre. It is also home to the National Volleyball Centre, which was built in 2010.
If you are looking for property letting services in Kettering, contact the team at Ashan Property and we will be happy to help!