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New Homes in Wellingborough 

.Sitting just over 10 miles from Northampton, Wellingborough is a large market town in the East Midlands. Lying on the River Nene in Northamptonshire, Kettering is only a 15-minute drive from houses in Wellingborough, while you can get to Leicester in half an hour on the train and London in less than an hour.


Whether you’re exploring Splash Park, Swanspool Lake or Irchester Country Park, there are lots of open spaces around town to keep you occupied, including the Summer Leys nature reserve. With a local train station and shopping village, don’t miss our developments closest to Wellingborough below. 

  • Barratt at Wendel View

    Barratt at Wendel View

    Park Farm Way, Wellingborough, NN8 3GZ
    • 2 and 3 bedroom
    • £277,995 to £313,995
  • Glenvale Park

    Glenvale Park

    Niort Way, Wellingborough, NN8 6BL
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £288,995 to £390,995
  • Bertone Gardens

    Bertone Gardens

    Hanwood Park, Sulgrave Street, Barton Seagrave, NN15 5GQ
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £314,995 to £474,995
  • Barratt at Overstone Gate

    Barratt at Overstone Gate

    Stratford Drive, Overstone, NN6 0RW
    • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £266,400 to £289,995
  • Barratt @ The Nurseries

    Barratt @ The Nurseries

    Market Road, Thrapston, NN14 4NQ
  • Brooklands


    Fen Street, Milton Keynes, MK10 7ES
    • 1 and 2 bedroom
    • £207,495 to £284,995
  • Willow Grove

    Willow Grove

    Southern Cross, Wixams, MK42 6AW
    • 3, 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £401,995 to £577,995
  • Fairfields


    Vespasian Road, Fairfields, Milton Keynes, MK11 3ER
    • 1, 2 and 4 bedroom
    • £216,995 to £478,995
  • Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

    Barratt Homes Eagles' Rest

    Burney Drive, Wavendon, MK17 7BT
    • 4 bedroom
    • From £464,995
  • Wintringham BH

    Wintringham BH

    Nuffield Road, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, , PE19 0AW
  • Woburn Downs

    Woburn Downs

    Watling Street, , MK17 9DN
    • 4 bedroom
  • Romans' Edge

    Romans' Edge

    Gumcester Way, Godmanchester, PE29 2ND
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £418,995 to £540,995
  • Elborough Place

    Elborough Place

    Ashlawn Road, Rugby, CV22 5QE
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £332,995 to £435,995
  • Hampton Water

    Hampton Water

    Aqua Drive, Hampton Water, Hampton, PE7 8QL
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £326,995 to £438,995
  • St Rumbold's Fields

    St Rumbold's Fields

    Tingewick Road, Buckingham, MK18 1ST
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £425,000 to £492,000
  • Wigston Meadows

    Wigston Meadows

    Newton Lane, Wigston, Leicester, LE18 3SH
    • 3, 4 and 6 bedroom
    • £347,995 to £425,995
  • Lavender Grange

    Lavender Grange

    Bedford Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, SG16 6FP
    • 4 and 5 bedroom
    • £518,500 to £680,000
  • Clipstone Park

    Clipstone Park

    Sagan Rise off Leighton Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 9NY
    • 3 and 4 bedroom
  • Barratt Homes at Linmere

    Barratt Homes at Linmere

    Betony Meadow, Houghton Regis, LU5 7AJ
    • 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom
    • £220,000 to £458,000
  • New Lubbesthorpe

    New Lubbesthorpe

    Tay Road, Lubbesthorpe, Leicester, LE19 4BF
    • 3 bedroom
    • £199,995 to £319,995
  • Coming soon
    Whittlesey Lakeside

    Whittlesey Lakeside

    Eastrea Road, Whittlesey, PE7 2AR
    • Coming soon
  • City Heights

    City Heights

    Somerset Avenue, Leicester, Leicester, LE4 0JY
    • 4 and 6 bedroom
    • £329,995 to £447,995

Live the Wellingborough life

You can look forward to a relaxing pace of life in a charming town when you buy a new home in Wellingborough. Your dream home could be closer to reality than you think, thanks to deals such as our Movemaker scheme, where we’ll arrange the sale of your current home for you and cover the fees. 

Things to see and do in Wellingborough

The town centre plays host to Wellingborough Museum, which is free to enter and even offers some hands-on activities for children. After you’ve seen some of the local landmarks such as Croyland Abbey and the historic Church of St Mary the Virgin, cross the River Nene on the edge of town to explore Irchester Country Park with its picturesque woodland and outdoor activities. 

Enjoy walks around the pretty Stanwick Lakes, local nature reserve Summer Leys and Sywell Country Park with its large reservoir. Don’t miss Wellingborough Splash Park if you’re looking for somewhere fun to take your kids on a sunny day. 


There are a number of excellent local schools in the area, with the town’s Sir Christopher Hatton Academy next to Eastfield Park judged to be outstanding by Ofsted. Special school Friars Academy enjoys the same rating, along with Rowan Gate Primary School which caters for children aged between three and 11. 

Primaries rated as good by the education board include the Avenue Infant School and Park Junior School in the north of town, and St Barnabas CofE in the west. Isham CofE, a few miles north of Wellingborough, is classed as outstanding. 

Wellingborough transport links

Wellingborough lies at the meeting point of the A45 and A509 roads, which you can use to drive to both Northampton and Kettering in less than 20 minutes. Direct trains to the latter take just over five minutes, while services to London take under an hour, making Wellingborough a popular commuter town. London Luton Airport is just 40 miles away and Birmingham is an hour’s drive away. 

The Wellingborough property scene

Its popularity among commuters has led to Wellingborough’s house prices rising significantly in recent years, making this area a great place to invest in. You can do just that when you buy a new home in nearby Brixworth, which is home to a primary school rated as good by Ofsted. 

Choose from a selection of homes that includes everything from affordable 2 bedroom properties to large 5 bed detached houses, or explore the Thrapston area just to the north east of Wellingborough. Whatever you choose, ensure you get the best deal possible by signing up to offers such as our Part Exchange or the Government’s Help to Buy scheme.