Thinking of purchasing a property in Stockton on Tees? Well, Stockton is a fantastic area for many reasons, here is our Stockton area guide to help you get to know Stockton on Tees a little better.
The town has many suburbs with individual identities such as Fairfield, Grangefield, Hardwick, Hartburn, Fairfield, Elm Tree Farm, Norton, Roseworth, Newtown, Bishopsgarth and Oxbridge to name but a few. We have a great range of properties currently ranging from 70,000 to 900,000, with both family properties and first-time buyer properties.
Stockton has a great amount of public transport with Thornaby Rail Station connecting to local towns such as Middlesbrough and cities such as Newcastle. Also, bus (Arriva, Stagecoach, and Go North East) and coach (National Express) connections can take you both locally and across the UK.
There are many fantastic schools in the Stockton area which are a magnet for people wanting to buy, sell, let, or rent, making this one of our most popular locations. The schools within Stockton are very highly rated schools which attract many families to the area. There is both, Outstanding (North Shore Acadamy and Our Lady St Bede) and good Ofsted rated schools. There is also the option of public and private schools.
There are many landmarks within Stockton from amazing bridges such as the infinity bridge, to moving locomotive train sculpture in the town square representing the town’s history. Furthermore, gorgeous parks for family walks and local duck ponds are perfect for a summer picnic.
Stockton has a huge range of leisure activities including water sports in the river tees with the Tees Barrage International White Water Centre, Splash leisure Centre which includes a gym and swimming pool with slides.
For theatre and music lovers, attractions may include The Globe, which continues to attract many big names such as Mcfly, Nick Cage, Paloma Faith, Jimmy Carr and RuPaul's Drag Race Tours ( something for everyone).
The ARC is a charity based organisation that wants to encourage people to take part in the arts to create a community. The ARC supports artists and hosts many amazing things including live performances, film screenings, workshops and classes. The Globe and The Arc are both conveniently located around many independent bars and restaurants some examples include Thirsty Souls, Hope and Union, Storytellers.
Stockton is also the perfect place for thrill-seekers, with activities for adults, children and family fun. There is a trampoline park Jump 360 and go-karting at TeamSport. There are also children’s soft play areas such as Fun Shack a huge indoor area for all ages. Furthermore, for fun fitness, you can go rock climbing at Clip and Climb and air ropes at Air Trail.
Stockton is a very festive town and does take every opportunity to celebrate well. With annual award-winning firework displays, amazing Christmas light displays and Stockton Riverside Festival (SURF) a summer festival that celebrates art culture.
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