Man and a Van in Middlesbrough
Middlesbrough is a bustling town situated in North Yorkshire, which is in the northeast of England. It is located on the south bank of the river Tees and has a population of around 135,000 people. Being located close to the town centre, seaside and countryside make Middlesbrough a very popular destination to visit and live in.
The average property price in Middlesbrough is around £144,000, with the average rental cost being £650pcm. Some of the most desirable areas due to low crime rates include Tollesby, Park End and Marton.
One of the things that the town of Middlesbrough is most famous for is its local football team, Middlesbrough F.C. The team are based at Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough.
The Middlesbrough Mela takes place in the town each year. This festival draws a range of multicultural acts in the areas of food, fashion, live music, and crafts. Taking place in either Centre Square or Albert Park, this event attracts around 40,000 visitors a year, making it hugely popular and very important to the town.
If you are someone who enjoys culture, you will also be keen to hear about the Middlesbrough Town Hall which hosts music and theatre events in a range of genres. This venue has two concert halls within it, designed to cater for both different events and audience sizes. As well as this, there is also the Middlesbrough Theatre (previously known as the Little Theatre) which is located close by in Linthrope. There is also Base Camp in Exchange Square which is a music and arts venue that is very popular.
Art galleries are also a big attraction in Middlesbrough. The town has three art galleries: Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, The Auxiliary Warehouse, and the Platform A Gallery. Each of these hosts events throughout the year, with the Middlesbrough Art Weekender taking place in the Auxiliary Warehouse at the end of September.
Middlesbrough also offers a lot to do for those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors. Places such as Newham Grange Farm and Teessaurus Park (home to the dinosaurs of Middlesbrough) both offer a great day out for families. There is also Albert Park located in the centre of the town that offers 30 hectares worth of land, ideal for those who enjoy long walks and relaxing outside.
If you are someone who enjoys more of the hustle and bustle that a town or city has to offer, then Baker and Bedford Street is the place for you. These terraced streets are in the very heart of Middlesbrough and are home to a range of bars, cafes, bakeries, and restaurants that will cater to all tastes. This makes it an ideal location to celebrate a special event or to visit for a pub crawl with friends.