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Quality of Life
Nottingham is enjoying a growing reputation as a great place to live work and play.Entertainment in the city is plentiful whether it is rich cultural heritage, contemporary art, world class sporting facilities, retail therapy, its thriving diverse music scene, gastronomic delights or a rural walk in the countryside, there is one thing we can guarantee is you will never be short of things to see and do.
Education plays a big part in attracting people to Nottingham. With two world-renowned universities, the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, and schools improving faster than the national average, Nottingham is a great place for to acquire a top quality education.
The city is ranked fifth in the UK retail standings with a number of top quality high street names and independent boutiques. The city is home to world-renowned fashion designer Paul Smith, who has his flagship store located here, and top fashion names such as Vivienne Westwood, Hugo Boss, Ted Baker, Jack Wills and Diesel have also opened stores here.
Nottingham has a variety of theatres, art galleries, bars and restaurants. The Theatre Royal, Nottingham Playhouse and the Royal Concert Hall play host to a large number of big productions, and theatres such as the Lace Market Theatre are home to smaller independent performances. Nottingham Contemporary Art gallery has one of the largest contemporary art spaces in the UK since opening in 2009 has already attracted over 300,000 visitors, along with the Lakeside Arts Centre and the New Art Exchange, further enhances Nottingham's artistic reputation. The city has more restaurants per square mile than anywhere else in the UK, providing a large variety of domestic and international cuisine to satisfy any palette.
Nottingham also has a rich sporting heritage with two professional football clubs, a global test cricket venue and the National Water Sports Centre based within the city limits. Trent Bridge Cricket Ground regularly hosts England matches and is due to hold the Ashes Tests in 2013 and 2015. 35 million visitors are attracted annually to Nottingham for its cultural, leisure and retail offer.
Properties in the city vary from Victorian Gothic Mansions in the Park Estate to riverside apartments by the Trent, to traditional detached family homes in areas such as West Bridgford and Beeston to trendy New York Style loft conversions in the city’s Lace Market Area.
The cost of living is considerably less compared to other cities in the UK meaning that your workforce can live in trendy and prosperous areas of the city for a fraction of a cost of living in the equivalent areas in London and other major cities.
Nottingham is a small, friendly city with great business acumen, and once you move here you will never want to leave! For more information contact us on +44 (0) 115 915 5183 or email email@example.com.