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Lottie’s Guides to Peterborough: A quick introduction to living in Stanground

So what can you expect from living in Stanground?

What can you expect from living in Stanground? All the benefits of living on the doorstep of a city, with the relaxed community feel of a large village.


Freedom on the fringe of the city

Formerly a village on the outskirts of Peterborough, Stanground is now a suburb of the city in its own right. With a population of 7,633 there’s a pervasive sense of community in Stanground, while you get all the benefits of living just two miles from a city centre. Good schools, great transport links, a selection of pubs, beautiful rural areas and a long list of amenities means there’s something for most types of buyer in Stanground. Let’s take a closer look.


Schools

Looking for a home to raise your family? Are (even more) little ones on the agenda? Then you may be pleased to hear that living in Stanground you will have a number of schools nearby - each one rated either Good or Outstanding in the their last Ofsted report.

 

Primary

Constantine Drive, Peterborough, PE2 8GA

Ofsted Report: Good

236 Pupils

Age: 4-11 years
 

Park Farm Way, Peterborough, PE2 8XA

Ofsted Report: Outstanding

210 Pupils

Age: 5-11 years
 

Southfields Estate, Peterborough, PE2 8PU

Ofsted Report: Good

494 Pupils

Age: 4-11 years
 

Oakdale Avenue, Peterborough PE2 8TD

Ofsted Report: Good

206 pupils

Age: 5-11 years
 

Chapel Street, Peterborough, PE2 8JG

Ofsted Report: Good

205 pupils

Age: 5-11 years
 

London Road, Old Fletton, Peterborough, PE2 9DR

Ofsted Report: Good

410 Pupils

Age: 3-11 years

 

Secondary

Peterborough Road, Peterborough, PE7 3BY

Ofsted Report: Good

1,800 pupils

Age: 11-19 years
 

Park Lane, Peterborough PE1 5JN

Ofsted Report: Good

708 Pupils

Age: 11-19 years
 

Eagle Way, Hampton Vale, Peterborough, PE7 8BF

Ofsted Report: Good

1,269 pupils
 

Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2UE

Ofsted Report: Outstanding

1,210 pupils

Age: 7-18 years

 

Pubs

Sometimes you can’t beat a nice cold pint or a large glass of Pinot at the end of a long day. Stanground has a number of decent pubs - and you’re in luck if you’re a fan of live music. There are regular bands at both The Woolpack Inn and The Carpenters Arms.

Three Woolpack Inn

·       Food served

·       Beer garden

·       Live music

·       Family-friendly

·       Dog-friendly

·       Sports television


The Heron  

·       Beer garden

·       Family-friendly

·       Parking

·       Sports television

·       Function room

 

The Apple Cart

·       Serves food

·       Beer garden

·       Family-friendly

·       Parking

·       Disabled access


The Carpenters Arms 

·       Serves food

·       Beer garden

·       Parking

·       Function room

 

Cafés

Coffee and carrot cake more your thing? Grab your special someone and treat your taste buds to a bite to eat at Jinja Express - a fabulous café in the centre of Stanground.


Grocery shops

Fancy rustling up something tasty of your own at home? Why not! There are plenty of grocery shops on your doorstep to fetch your ingredients and a bottle of plonk.

Tesco Express  
108-110 Whittlesey Road
Peterborough
PE2 8RJ

Stanground News, Food & Wine
5 Ayres Drive
Peterborough
PE2 8JS

Nisa
107 Thistle Drive
Stanground
PE2 8JA

Co-op
Southfield Drive
Peterborough
PE2 8GP

Aldi
Whittlesey Road
Peterborough
PE2 8SQ

Morrison’s
Bellona Drive
Peterborough
PE2 8GP

Safe News and Convenience
9 Desborough Ave
Peterborough
PE2 8RG


Clubs

Okay, it might be time to accept that you’re never going to make it as an elite footballer. But that shouldn’t stop you enjoying the beautiful game. Stanground FC awaits! There’s also a new Sports Centre in Stanground where you can swim, take up a huge range of fitness classes, play badminton and more.


Anything else you should know?

Fan of the great outdoors? Lace up your walking boots and take a hike around Stanground Woods - a fine place to find a little escapism at any time of year. Also on your doorstep is Stanground Wash, a 26-hectare nature reserve where you can spot snipe, redshank and sandpiper birds. Don’t forget your binoculars!


Looking for an estate agent in Peterborough? Local knowledge matters.

What makes a great estate agent? We think it’s local knowledge that makes the difference - and when it comes to Peterborough, we have all the knowledge you need. In fact we are the only local agent that covers every Peterborough postcode. That puts us in a great position to help you find your ideal property, in your ideal location.  

Got any questions? Please feel free to email or call me directly. Or contact the Belvoir office.

Lottie Hostead

Sales Manager
Lottie.hostead@belvoir.co.uk
01733 511099

This blog is written by Lottie, Lottie Hostead is Belvoir Peterborough’s Property Sales Manager. Born and raised here she is both a property expert with 10 years experience selling homes in Peterborough and a genuine local.
If you’re thinking of selling your home here then give her a call for a free no-obligation valuation
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