Middlesbrough was founded in 1830 and is a large industrial town on the south bank of the River Tees in North East England. If you are considering investing or moving there, here is what it has to offer …
House Prices 🏠
- Most expensive property: 5 bedroom detached house £1.1m
- Average house price in Middlesbrough: £137,775
- Cheapest property: Tenanted 3 bedroom house £19,950.
Property Investment 🏠 🏠
- Recent investment projects totalling £500m have resulted in significant changes in Middlesbrough, creating over 4,000 new jobs, support for new and growing business, expanded learning and leisure opportunities, and the building of 7,000 new executive homes
- There are opportunities to take advantage of the lack of student housing and invest in the area
- Businesses can benefit from a 30,000-strong undergraduate base and a world-class digital media and technology enterprise zone
- Central Middlesbrough is host to 32 million town centre visitors every year
- Middlesbrough’s centre consists of four shopping centres, the largest of which is the Cleveland Centre.
Location and Transport 🚌
- There are 93 local bus services from Middlesbrough
- Teesport is currently the third largest port in the United Kingdom, and among the ten biggest in Western Europe, handling over 56 million tonnes of domestic and international cargo per year. It also serves P & O ferries with eight sailings to Rotterdam and six to Zeebrugge weekly
- Middlesbrough is easily accessible from major trunk roads the A1 and A19
- Train services go to Leeds, York, Liverpool, Newcastle, Sunderland, Darlington, Redcar, Whitby and Manchester.
- There are 8 secondary schools, 6 special / independent schools and dozens of primary schools
- Cleveland College of Art & Design offers higher education art and design
- Middlesbrough College is the largest college on Teesside and recently opened a new £20m STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) training centre.
Middlesbrough has it all ..
- Lots of green and open spaces, woodlands and parks (including Stewart Park and Albert Park)
- Culture at The Dorman Museum and Middlesbrough Institute Of Modern Art
- Shops, theatres and nightlife.
Finally, did you know …
- In 1801, Middlesbrough was a small farm with a population of just 25?
- That Middlesbrough can lay claim to coating half the planet in steel and metal?
- A town in Kentucky (United States) was named after Middlesbrough when they discovered ironstone deposits in the region?