Basford a northern suburb of Nottingham lies close to the River Leen, a tributary of the River Trent. It sits between Arnold, Aspley, Nuthall and Strelley and is close to junction 26 of the M1 Motorway.
There is both an ‘Old Basford’ and a ‘New Basford’ although New Basford is mainly Victorian. Basford is located on the main route of the Nottingham Express Transit, Nottinghams’ Tram system, which connects to the City Centre to the south, Hucknall and Bulwell to the north. As letting agents in Nottingham we serve all areas along the tram line with our apartments to rent in the Lace Market, all the way up to our detached houses rented in Hucknall.
There is a good range of local shops in Basford and a couple of petrol stations with varying prices. Industry in Basford for many years used to be was the manufacturing of soap. A soap factory was established in Basford in the 1890s by Gerard Bros, which was then aquired by Cussons, manufacturer of Cussons Imperial Leather soap. The factory was closed and production was moved to Thailand In 2005.
Local schools in Basford would be Southwark Primary and Infants School, Old Basford School and the Ellis Guilford School and Sports College on Bar Lane. Ellis Guilford has recently been refurbished and is the only senior school in the Basford Area.
Basford also hosts one of Nottinghams’ registry offices on Highbury Road, allowing couples to register their marriage or civil partnership. Births and deaths can also be registered here. Other registry offices in Nottingham are in West Bridgford and the City Centre.
Landlords whether professional or just starting out can expect a superior service with Nottingham Lettings managing their property in Basford and any other areas of Nottingham.