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New Homes in Peterborough

A famous cathedral city on River Nene, Peterborough is a former industrial centre enjoying a commercial renaissance, thanks to major regeneration investment.

Only forty minutes from London by train, Peterborough is well known as a major railway station, where a number of cross-country routes from all over the UK converge. In recent years Peterborough has developed a reputation in the areas of financial services and distribution.

Culture and sport

Peterborough Cathedral is one of the most intact large Norman buildings in England, renowned for its impressive early English Gothic architecture. 

It’s also historically significant, as it’s the burial place for Katherine of Aragon and Mary, Queen of Scots, both important figures in English history.

Peterborough Museum and Art Gallery is home to many examples of local archaeology and social history. Located in one of the city’s most historic buildings, the museum has an abundance of stories and interactive displays. There’s a staggering 200,000 items of national and international importance within its walls.

When it comes to playing or watching your favourite sport, Peterborough has many opportunities to indulge your passion. Its most famous team is the giant-killing Peterborough United Football Club. However, there are many different sports enjoyed by locals including rugby, cricket, hockey, Rugby League, ice hockey, rowing, athletics, and even Australian Rules Football. The Peterborough Phantoms Ice Hockey team play in the English Premier League, while the Peterborough Panthers speedway team compete in the Elite League.

Shopping and dining

For the shopping enthusiast, there are plenty of stores to enjoy. For all the big fashion and entertainment brands, The Queensgate Shopping Centre has you sorted with over ninety shops and 15 places to eat. The Rivergate Shopping Centre is a popular destination for groceries, while Peterborough City Markets offer a variety of fresh produce and rare bargains.

Anyone looking for homes to buy in Peterborough will be delighted to find rich pickings when it comes to eating out, or enjoying a night out; making for a very rewarding evening.


Situated just off the national A1/A1(m) motorway, Peterborough is ideally located to both London and the North of England.

Well known as a major stop on the East Coast Main Line, it’s a mere 45 to 50 minutes' journey from Peterborough to central London; with high-speed intercity services from King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley arriving every 20 minutes.

Other services from Peterborough will take travellers to Lincoln,  Doncaster,  Liverpool Lime Street,  Cambridge and Birmingham.

International flights from East Midlands Airport, London Stansted, Luton and Norwich are easily accessible.


If you have children and you’re thinking of moving to the area, there are an abundance of education establishments for children of all ages to attend. Some great primary schools include John Clare Primary School, Barnack CofE Primary School and Heritage Park Primary School, which all ranked in the top 10 primary schools in the area. Whereas The King’s School, Jack Hunt School and the Thomas Deacon Academy are considered some of the better high schools around.

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Hampton Water

London Road, Hampton Vale, PETERBOROUGH, PE7 8LL
3.9 miles from search location
  • £ £170,500 To £307,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
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Lake View at Priors Hall Park

Arnold Drive, Corby, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN17 5FY
15.8 miles from search location
  • £ £169,995 To £347,995
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

The Furlongs

Haydock Park Drive, Bourne, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE10 0WJ
12.6 miles from search location
  • £ £205,995 To £289,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Charter's Gate

Huntingdon Road, Thrapston, KETTERING, NN14 4NG
16.4 miles from search location
  • £ £221,495 To £375,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Lyveden Fields

Stanley Close, Corby, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN18 8SW
18.7 miles from search location
  • £ £280,995 To £387,995
  • 4 bedroom homes

The Spires

Knights Way, St Ives, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, PE27 6TB
19.5 miles from search location
  • £ £313,995 To £579,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, PE29 2LQ
19.8 miles from search location
  • £ £292,995 To £469,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Barratt Homes at Romans' Edge

Bearscroft Lane, Godmanchester, HUNTINGDON, PE29 2LQ
19.8 miles from search location
  • £ £292,995 To £510,995
  • 3, 4 & 5 bedroom homes

Barratt Homes Bertone Manor

Warkton Lane, Barton Seagrave, KETTERING, NN15 5AA
21.4 miles from search location
  • £ £234,995 To £329,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Ladywell Park

Eastfield Road, Wellingborough, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN8 1PT
25.3 miles from search location
  • £ From £242,995
  • 3 bedroom homes

Newton's Place

Barrowby Road, Grantham, LINCOLNSHIRE, NG31 8SR
27.8 miles from search location
  • £ £189,995 To £282,995
  • 3 & 4 bedroom homes

Darwin Green

Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, CB3 0LE
29.9 miles from search location
  • £ £310,995 To £444,995
  • 1 & 2 bedroom homes
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