Werrington area guide
Werrington is a local town situated approximately 4 miles from the city of Peterborough. In 1929 Werrington, which was originally a village, became part of Peterborough as the city expanded. There are 2 distinct areas of Werrington, the village which still has a village green, and new Werrington. The village dates back to older periods and every year, since the 1970’s, holds a summer carnival and a bonfire and fireworks display. New Werrington has become a popular residential area and houses the popular shopping complex, Werrington Centre.
Within close proximity to Werrington are many towns and villages including Gunthorpe, Dogsthorpe, Paston, Netherton, Walton and North Bretton. Although Werrington is close to the city centre, it also has the added benefit of being minutes away from beautiful rural surroundings.
Werrington and the surrounding towns/villages are popular with first time buyers, young families and professionals due to its community spirit and outstanding transport links. It has also been home to Warwick Davies, the 3”6’ superstar, Louis Smith the Olympic gymnast and Ernie Wise, the comedy legend! Who wouldn’t want to live here!
The town, as already mentioned, has a great community spirit, with plenty of regular local activities and groups. Werrington Centre is a small shopping complex at the heart of New Werrington, with a mix of shops including beauty salons, coffee shops and many more. Dotted around Werrington village are several shops, restaurants and takeaways, so plenty of places to meet friends and for family to socialise. There are a variety of sought after schools in the area to choose from. For those who love to be outdoors there are plenty of open spaces for the kids to play and your pets to run.
Within a few minutes drive there is easy access to the A1, A15 and A47. Peterborough train station is within approximately 4 miles with fast links to Kings Cross, London in approx. 50 minutes. There are also plenty of buses available with routes across the city.
Buying property in Werrington
Property prices in Werrington are very affordable and offer commuters excellent value for money.
Letting property in Werrington
The lettings market in Werrington is continuing to grow with many affordable properties available.