Living in and around Biggleswade
Biggleswade is an up and coming market town located on the river Ivel in Bedfordshire with an approximate population of 14,500. On a practical front, the town provides a mainline railway station offering services to a number of major destinations including Kings Cross in just 38 minutes. This makes the town an ideal place to set up home whilst working in London. Access to larger towns, such as Bedford, Stevenage and Hitchin is provided by the A1 and all are within a 20 minute drive. The historical city of Cambridge lies to the east of the region, 23 miles away.
The town itself provides a variety of shops and pubs and a local market every Saturday. Also there are a variety of good lower, middle and upper schools to suit all levels of education. There is a very comprehensive leisure centre which was opened in 1998 and one of its many features is a swimming pool. Property in the area ranges from Victorian terraces through to brand new properties built by major developers.