Hucknall is a town in Greater Nottingham, it was once known as Hucknall Torkard from 1225 to 1915. The name Hucknall Torkard once taken from the name Torcard which was the name of a dominant family that owned a substantial amount of land. During the 19th and 20th centuries, coal was heavily mined throughout the Leen Valley which brought increased wealth to the town as well as 3 railway lines.
The town is known for being the site where Rolls Royce made there first demonstration of vertical take-off for a plane. The demonstration was held at RAF Hucknall in the early 1950s. It is also the final resting place of Lord Byron (the poet, philosopher and revolutionary) and his daughter Ada Lovelace.
Hucknall is 7 miles north-west of Nottingham and has around 30,000 residents. It is made up of areas such as Westville, Hazelgrove, Beauvale, Ruffs and Wighay. Hucknall town centre has a range of stores including Superdrug, Bonmarch and Boots. Hucknall also has a Tescos Extra off Station Road and a Co-op on Watnall Road. With all these shops its an ideal family environment, if you have any properties in the area of Hucknall we can assure you that we will find the best family to place in your property. At Nottingham Lettings we fully vet all potential tenants which include credit checks, interviews and references.
Less than a mile away from Hucknall you’ll come across several different places such as Newstead, Linby, Papplewick and Ravenshead. Newstead is a village with 1200 residents but there has been less recent developments here. Linby is a small but pretty village to the north-east of Hucknall. There are some very attractive farmhouses and cottages along one side of Main Street and more modern homes on the other side. Papplewick is one mile east of Linby, it has a population of just 650 which are mainly couples and family. Ravenshead is a large village with a substantial amount of desirable homes on roads like Chapel Lane and Longdale Road.
Both Hucknall and Newstead are on the Robin Hood train line goes north to Worksop and south to Nottingham. There is also quick and easy access to junction 27 of the M1. Hucknall is at the northern end of the tram line which runs south to Nottingham City Centre and stops at Butlers Hill in Hucknall.
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