Living in Spalding
If you are looking for a new home in the beautiful Fenlands, then look no further than Spalding. Famous as a centre for flower growing, Spalding is a popular market town in Lincolnshire and the ideal place to start a new life in a new house. The River Welland runs through Spalding and adds a striking feature to this pretty town – and is the route for a unique ‘water taxi’ which runs from the outskirts of town to the centre.
The village of Pinchbeck, to the north of Spalding, is effectively an extension of the town and is growing with the building of additional new homes.
House prices in Spalding*
The average house price in Spalding is around £245,000. Terraced properties sell for a current average value of £156,000 and semi-detached properties for around £158,000.
*Housing marketing statistics from Zoopla in July 2017.
Things to do and things to see in Spalding
You will have plenty of places to buy some lovely things for your new home in Spalding! It is a bustling market town, with a market every Tuesday and Saturday, and also has a great range of unique independent shops which add to the charm.
The Springfields Outlet Shopping Centre is a great destination for shoppers who like big brands but small prices.
The South Holland Centre is a great venue to enjoy a live show be it a musical, stand-up, or a live screening. For eating out fans, you will find a choice of eateries to suit most tastes.
Spalding offers great road links to Stamford, Bourne, Peterborough, Boston and Kings Lynn.
Spalding railway station is situated on the Lincoln Central - Peterborough railway line, operated by East Midlands Trains.
Education in Spalding
Families looking for a new home in Spalding will find a great choice of primary and secondary education in the area.
The Spalding campus of Boston College offers a range of further education courses
A brief history of Spalding
Spalding is a town rich in history which attracts visitors from all over the UK with historic buildings such as Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens the Chain Bridge Forge, museums and stunning churches.
*Housing market statistics taken from http://www.rics.co.uk in February 2017
(Sources for the banner images from left to right, Roland Turner, Bearas, Richard Humphrey. Thumbnail image is also from Roland Turner.)