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Nestled in the heart of Heanor, The Grammar is well connected to local spaces and easily accessible by public transport. There are frequent bus services and the closest train station is at Langley Mill.

For recreation, a leisure centre with a swimming pool is just 200m away and there are 3 other gyms within a mile. For a relaxing stroll, Heanor Memorial Park is 100m across Ilkeston Road, and for a run, walk, or bike ride, Shipley Country Park with more than 30km of paths is around 1km away.

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An Edwardian school building, renovated 2023/24 to serve as a business and events space in the centre of Heanor. Short and long term leases can be agreed, with a large period correct hall in the centre of the building a perfect location for your event.

The history of the building difficult to trace, but it’s believed there was a church in Heanor back to the Doomesday survey of 1086. The current building has traces back to Saxon times, earning Grade II* listed status in 1963.

Built to remember the soldiers who lost their lives in the second world war, Heanor Memorial Park is Green Flag award winning and has a good stock of mature and semi mature trees. During the warmer months there’s a splash pad and for outdoor events a bandstand.

A short journey from Heanor Town Centre, Langley Mill has connections to Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, and Leeds.

Completed in 1867 as public offices, the Town Hall received a grade II listed status in 1988 and is currently the meeting place for Heanor & Loscoe Town Council.

Operated by Derbyshire County Council, the Shipley Estate has traces back to Gilbert of Ghent, the nephew of William the Conqueror. With 250 years of coal mining becoming uneconomic in the 1960’s, The National Coal Board obtained permission to reclaim the land in 1970. In May 1976 Shipley Country Park opened to the public now featuring 700 acres of land and 20 miles of footpaths.

Heanor Gate is now an industrial area, built around the former Midland Railway line. With many large warehouses and commercial units, there is a hive of business activity.

Benefiting from the Future High Streets Fund, Heanor Marketplace has seen major regeneration activity to bring it up to modern standards. Only becoming a marketplace in the late 1880’s a number of transformations have taken place to keep up with ever changing public needs.