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Living in Andover
Andover, part of the Test Valley district, is an historic town located in the north west region of Hampshire. Situated close to larger towns such as Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton, Andover is an ideal town to re-locate if you’re looking to live outside of the hustle and bustle of a larger town or city. The town of Andover benefits from being located just off the A303 and is just a stones throw from the popular M3 Motorway, which provides a direct route in to London or down to the south coast. Andover is an ideal place to live if you plan on commuting to work by car, but is also a great location when it comes to amenities for young families. Not only does Andover offer a lovely town centre with popular shops and a weekly market – it also provides couples, families and individuals with a wide variety of things to see and do in the surrounding country area. There are a number of wonderful schools located in Andover, not to mention a fantastic opportunity to get great value for money when it comes to purchasing a property.
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Transport in Andover
From the Hampshire town of Andover, commuters can be in the capital city of London in just 70 minutes; a direct train service from Andover to London Waterloo runs every hour. Commuters can also travel to Basingstoke from Andover in just over a quarter of an hour and with one change, travellers can be in the city of Winchester in just under 40 minutes. Stagecoach South provides a bus service across Andover to local towns such as Swindon, Basingstoke, Sailsbury and Newbury to name but a few. Whether you plan to travel by bus, coach or train, Andover will have a direct public transportation route to get you where you need to be. Alternatively, if you choose to cycle, Andover and its surrounding areas offer cycle lanes and a variety of different cycling trails across the town and further afield.
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Things to do in Andover
If you’re thinking about living in Andover then you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how many things there are to do in and around the town. Regardless of your age, there is a multitude of activities to enjoy. Keen bird lovers can spend time visiting the popular Hawk Conservatory Trust and the Finkley Down Farm Park provides fun for all the family. For a bit of action, Thruxton Motorsport Centre offers a variety of different experiences; from driving supercars to karting and more. To entertain children, the Museum of the Iron age, the Museum of Chaplaincy and The lights Theatre are both educational and exciting, not forgetting a variety of gaming and entertainment centres that are dotted around Andover. Cottonworth Vineyard in Andover provides tours and wine tasting throughout the year and Rooksbury Mill, the local nature reserve, is a great place to visit if you’re after some fresh air. Andover also offers a number of gift shops, specialty shops and the Chantry Centre for people looking to spend time doing some retail therapy. You’ll also find a number of bars, pubs, restaurants and cafes in Andover, as well as a cricket club, a shooting range and a number of soft play outlets for younger children.
Working in Andover
Due to its strategic location, Andover provides excellent opportunity for business development. The town of Andover is located within a 30-minute distance from over 50,000 business sites, situated in nearby towns which not only provides people thinking about moving to Andover with a wide variety of opportunity, but it also provides a competitive stream for new business ideas. Offering a great geographical location for exporting goods, commuting to visit clients and an ever-growing variety of high-quality offices to rent, Andover in Hampshire is definitely a location to consider. A number of businesses currently reside in Andover, including Telecoms Asset Management company Lynx UK, UK grocery giant Ocado, J&J Carter and a number of multi-million pound businesses that are twinned with companies around the world.