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Radford is an area located in Nottingham just outside of the Nottingham city centre. It first started off as a village then during the 18th and 19th centuries, it became part of the expanding metropolis of Nottingham City. Radford today is probably the most multi-cultural part in Nottingham, with more than a third of the population from non-white backgrounds, which gives Radford a diverse selection of food, clothes and cultures.
Although Radford is just to the north-west of the city centre, its boundaries are Western Boulevard to the west, Ilkeston Road to the south, Alfreton Road/Gregory Boulevard to the north and Mount Hooton/Waverley Street to the east. Some of the streets in the eastern part are sometimes called Arboretum instead of Radford. The area between Western boulevard and the railway line is known as Old Radford.
There are mainly victorian properties around the main part of Radford, either side of Alfreton Road. The biggest houses can be found on the main roads such as Radford Boulevard, these houses are mainly let out as multi-occupancy houses as there are usually 6 or 7 bedrooms. If you have a property like this in Radford, why not contact Nottingham Lettings to see what we can do to maximise your rental income and with our full management service we can take over all the issues associated with multi-occupancy houses.
Radford is perfect for anyone wanting to live close to the city centre but without having to pay city centre rates. There are many flats in the area which make up a third of the housing in Radford, these can be found on Wollaton Road, St Peters Street and Brook Court on Player Street. There are a few cottage style terraces on Prospect Street but Radford mainly consists of victorian semis and terraces, some which are available at a good price.
There is a retail park in Radford called Castle Retail Park which has an Aldi, Maplin Electronics, Topps Tiles, Dunelm Mill, Bensons beds and a Gala Bingo. Around Radford there is a selection of corner shops, takeaways, furniture stores and grocers (including a Persian and Polish mini market). There are a few pubs in Radford, the most well known is the White House Inn on Ilkeston Road, where the character Arthur Seaton famously fell down the steps in ‘Saturday night, Sunday Morning’. There is also the Plough Inn on St Peters Street (which was a previous Nottingham Pub of the Year winner), the Marquis of Lorne on Salibury Street, the Gregory on Ilkeston Road and the Colonel Burnaby on Hartley Road.
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