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

House Prices 🏠

Property Investment 🏠 🏠

Economy ££

Location and Transport 🚌

  • East Midlands and Birmingham airports are within close reach of the city
  • Leicester railway station has rapid connections to Lille, Brussels and Paris onwards via London St. Pancras International station
  • London’s West End can be reached by rail and tube in just under 1.30 hours
  • Leicester sits near the M1, the M69 motorway/A46 corridor linking to the A1 and M6 motorway at Newark-on-Trent and Coventry respectively, and the M42 motorway.

Education 🎓

Environment 🌷

  • Leicester offers a mix ofGrade I listed buildings, monuments, parks and historic buildings
  • The National Space Centre in Leicester attracts lots of visitors
  • The city hosts an annual Pride Parade, the largest Caribbean Carnival outside London, the biggest comedy festival in the UK and the largest Diwali celebrations outside of India.

Trivia 🎬

Finally, did you know …

  • In 1841, travel agent Thomas Cook organised his first package tour, a trip by train for temperance supporters from Leicester to Loughborough
  • Football favourite Gary Lineker’s family used to have a stall on Leicester Market for many years
  • The city is the home of the ‘chisit’ – a nickname given to the people of Leicester, because of the phrase “How much is it?” – which in the Leicester accent sounds like “I’m a chisit”.