Long Eaton Area Guide

Located between Nottingham and Derby, Long Eaton has a lot to like in its own right. The town is easily accessed from the M1, Junctions 24 and 25, and there is a great sense of community spirit in the community.

If you would like to know more about the key points of local life in Long Eaton, HoldenCopley is more than happy to provide you with this area guide.

According to PropertyData, the NG10 postcode has a population of 46,924 people, and there are 20,642 households in the local area.

There are great schools to choose from in NG10

The following school has been classed as “Outstanding” according to Ofsted:

  • Brooklands Primary School, Clumber Street, NG10 1DX

  • Ladycross Infant School Victoria Road, Sandiacre, NG10 5JD

The following schools have been classed as “Good” according to Ofsted:

  • Grange Primary School, Station Road, NG10 2DU

  • The Long Eaton School, Thoresby Road, NG10 3NP

  • Sawley Junior School, Wilmot Street, Sawley, Long Eaton, NG10 3DQ

  • Wilsthorpe Community School, Derby Road, NG10 4WT (received in its former guise)

  • Parklands Infant and Nursery School, Derby Road, NG10 4BJ

  • Longmoor Primary School, Newstead Road, NG10 4JG

  • Harrington Junior School, Derby Road, NG10 4BQ

  • Brackenfield Special School, Bracken Road, NG10 4DA

Socialising in and around NG10

Many people are keen to know what social features are on offer close to home, and Long Eaton will not let you down.

The following restaurant or takeaway venues in the NG10 postcode area have been classed as having a 5-rating for hygiene:

  • B & N Kebabs 7 High Street

  • Best of British Fish and Chips 2 Claye Street

  • China Garden 85 College Street

  • Crystal House 31 Station Road

  • Domino's Pizza Cranfleet Way

  • Ellie's Takeout 8 Gibb Street

  • Gorsi's Fast Food 99 Tamworth Road

  • Greggs 67 High Street

  • Little Pickle Sandwich Shop 113 Derby Road

  • Long Eaton Fish Bar 82 College Street

  • Mount Gurkha Spice 33-35 Tamworth Road

  • Mr Chips 18 Beresford Road

  • Ocean City Cranfleet Way

  • Oriental Chef 55 Station Road

  • Peking House 283 College Street

  • Phoenix 13 Ash Grove

  • Pizza Romance 501A Tamworth Road

  • Roll With It 19 Derby Road

  • Saagar 511B Tamworth Road

  • Sandiacre Fish Bar 36 Derby Road

  • Sawley Catch 501 Tamworth Road

  • Sergios Pizza 15 Derby Road

  • Street Food Kitchen 79 College Street

  • Subway 18 Market Place

  • Sweet and Spicy 13 Tamworth Road

  • Tennants Chip Shop 90 Station Road

  • Torino Pizza 46-48 Derby Road

There are also 38 local restaurants or canteens who hold a 5-rating when it comes to hygiene, and 31 local pubs. With 27 takeaway venues listed above, this means there are more than 100 food and/or drink establishments in the NG10 postcode area which receive the highest hygiene classification.

If you are looking for peace of mind when it comes to socialising or dining out, you can feel confident about what is on offer in Long Eaton.

Transport in and around Long Eaton

The average number of vehicles per household in Long Eaton is 1.2, which is the same as the national average. The average commute for Long Eaton (pre-lockdown) is 8.5 miles, which is less than the national average, listed as 9.4 miles.

Trains running through Long Eaton, along the route known as the Midland Main Line, head south to Loughborough, Leicester, Luton and London; and north to Derby, Chesterfield and Sheffield.

The standard Monday through to Saturday service is as follows:

  • One train per hour (tph) to Nottingham (platform 1)

  • 1 tph to Cardiff Central (platform 2)

  • 1 tph to London St Pancras (platform 1)

  • 1 tph to Newark Castle (platform 1)

  • 1 tph to Sheffield (platform 2)

  • 1 tph to Matlock (platform 2)

Demographics of the Long Eaton population

While there is a broad spread of ages in the town, the largest age groups in the NG10 postcode are:

  • People aged between 35 and 39 – 7%

  • People aged between 40 and 44 – 8.4%

  • People aged between 45 and 49 – 8.3%

If you would like to arrange an appointment to help you negotiate the local buy-to-let or housing market, please contact HoldenCopley today by calling us on 01158969800 or emailing steven@holdencopley.co.uk.