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Hereford Property Investment Hotspot

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Thinking of moving to Hereford? Whether you’re starting a family, planning an investment or beginning higher education, here is what the city has to offer.

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Economy  ££

  • Herefordshire is the world’s capital for cider production, with cider-makers Bulmers within the city boundaries
  • Less well-known are probably the heavier industries of nickel alloy manufacturers, Special Metals Wiggin Ltd, and steel tower manufacturers, Painter Brothers
  • A major employer is Cargill Meats, food processors and suppliers to retailers and other food industries.

Location and Transport  🚌          

  • Hereford is just 16 miles to the east of the mid-Wales border, and road connections are by “A” trunk roads
  • The mainline station of Hereford Barrs Court serves Cardiff and South Wales, Birmingham, Worcester, Manchester and London
  • A second station, Hereford Barton has recently been redeveloped and a third is planned at the Rotherwas Enterprise Zone on the outskirts of the city. 

Education  🎓  

  • In September 2017, Hereford is to see the first new university to be opened in the UK for 30 years – it is called the New Model In Technology & Engineering, Hereford
  • Hereford has the largest centre for the training of blacksmiths in the whole of Europe, the National School of Blacksmithing
  • The city’s many secondary schools also include the independent Hereford Cathedral School.

Environment  🌷

  • The most notable and extensive open space in the city is Bishops Meadow, which runs along the banks of the River Wye, with a footbridge across it to Castle Green and Castle Pool
  • Bishops Meadow also has a putting green, a rounders pitch and tennis courts.

Trivia  🎬

Finally, did you know …

  • In 1992, football team Hereford United had the most players sent off during a single match. Even with just 7 men, they managed a 1 – 1 draw
  • These days most firmly a city in England, back in 1189, Richard I described it as “Hereford in Wales”
  • In the 14th century babies there were baptised in cider, since it was generally cleaner than water.