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Burton-upon-Trent

Looking for a new home in Burton-upon-Trent?

Burton-upon-Trent is an example of a Staffordshire town with excellent connections throughout the West Midlands. It is in a central location if you need to commute to Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, Birmingham, Stafford, or Leicester. Burton is a strong contender as the location for a new home, it's well-placed for the North West, the Midlands, and South Yorkshire. A traditional history in brewing gives the town an interesting heritage, and it still has strong connections with the industry, as well as being an ideal central base for logistics and distribution businesses.

Living in Burton-upon-Trent

Travel and transport

Derby, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leicester and Coventry can all be reached in under an hour. Derby is especially easy to reach, with the A38 leading directly from Burton-upon-Trent to the Derby ring road, meaning you can be in the city in under half an hour. Burton-upon-Trent train station is located in the town centre and provides regular links to the surrounding area, nearby cities and the rest of the UK. East Midlands Airport is convenient for domestic and European flights, and Birmingham Airport is 50 minutes away, for international flights.

Local information

Burton-upon-Trent offers its residents three shopping centres in the heart of the town - Coopers Square, The Octagon and Burton Place. If you want to shop local there’s an outdoor market three times a week,and there are plenty of supermarkets and other essential shops to be found around the town, along with a good range of pubs, bars and eateries. 

Local schools

There are many primary schools to choose from, including Shobnall Primary School and Violet Way Academy (both rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted), and the Scientica Academy. Secondary schools include Paget High School, Fountains High School, Paulet High School and Abbot Beyne School. There are several other options, depending on your catchment area.