Nottingham commuter towns: 8 reasons why you should consider moving to Beeston

The Victoria in Beeston, Nottingham The Victoria in Beeston, Nottingham
The Victoria in Beeston, Nottingham | Kevin Patrick Mulhall
It has been described as one of the 'coolest towns on the Nottingham commuter belt'

If you're looking to move to Nottingham, or if you have lived here for a while and fancy a change of scenery, then we think you should consider Beeston.

Located just three miles southwest of the city centre, Beeston is a town in the borough of Broxtowe. It offers a vast array of amenities that make it an ideal place to live.

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Beeston is a desirable location for families and young professionals alike, with excellent transport links and a busy community, there is something for everyone.

Below we have outlined a few reasons why we think you should include Beeston in your next Rightmove search.

1. Star ranking

Garrington's Property Finders recently released its annual Best Places to Live guide - and you'll be pleased to know Beeston scored pretty highly.

It was rated as 283rd best place to live in Britain (that's out of more than 1,400 places!) It scored highly in both the school and house prices categories.

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The town has also been hailed "one of the coolest towns on the Nottingham commuter belt" by Muddy Stilettoes.

2. Pubs and Bars

Beeston has a lively pub scene with several establishments catering to different tastes. In fact, Beeston has one of the highest concentrations of pubs in Britain.

Some popular boozers in the area include The Crown Inn, The Victoria Hotel, The Star Inn, and The Last Post.

These pubs often host events, live music, and serve a range of beverages and food.

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Birch Avenue, Beeston (2016)Birch Avenue, Beeston (2016)
Birch Avenue, Beeston (2016) | Mr Thinktank

3. Schools

Beeston is well-served in terms of education, with several primary and secondary schools in the area.

Beeston Fields Primary School, Round Hill Primary School, Beeston Rylands Junior School, and Alderman White School are among the notable institutions providing education to the local community.

4. Transport Links

Beeston benefits from excellent transport links, including a railway station connecting it to Nottingham city center, Derby, and other destinations. Additionally, it's well-connected by road, making it convenient for commuters.

5. Beeston High Street

Beeston's High Street is a bustling hub with a wide range of shops, restaurants, cafes, and other amenities. From independent boutiques to well-known retail chains, you'll find a variety of options here.

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6. Parks and Green Spaces

Beeston boasts several parks and green spaces, providing residents with opportunities for leisure and recreation.

Beeston Fields Park, University of Nottingham's Highfields Park, and Attenborough Nature Reserve are nearby green areas where people can enjoy outdoor activities, walks, and picnics.

7. Community Events

Beeston hosts various community events and festivals throughout the year, fostering a strong sense of community spirit. These events include markets, arts and crafts fairs, music festivals, and more.

Its proximity to the city centre also means there is always something happening nearby. You'll never be bored living in Beeston.

Beeston is known for its diverse population, contributing to its rich cultural tapestry. You'll find a range of ethnic restaurants, cultural events, and community groups reflecting this diversity.

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