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Fun Facts about Newton Abbot

We have put together some Awesome facts about Newton Abbot…If you don’t know who we are we are Complete Project Management (CPM). We are a local building firm based in Devon, working within Newton Abbot, Exeter, Crediton, Tiverton, Torquay, Paignton, Honiton, Wellington, Sidmouth, Exminster and the surrounding areas. We take great pride in being one of Exeter’s most trusted building and property maintenance providers. 

Why not call us today on 01626 911021 or contact us online to find out more about our professional building and property maintenance services in Newton Abbot. We would be happy to come out and give you a free quote.

Fun facts about Newton Abbot…

  1. A historic Victorian railway town, Newton Abbot is located in the center of South Devon, giving you excellent access to Dartmoor National Park and the whole of the stunning South Devon coast
  2. The town is close to the resorts of Torquay and Paignton, which is home to the famous Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts
  3. The Newton Abbot area has been inhabited since Neolithic times. It was then inhabited by the Romans soon after that. Referred to as the New Town of the Abbots (from the nearby Torre Abbey) the town was renamed Newton Abbot by 1300 and thanks to its market it became a thriving centre
  4. In 1846 The South Devon Railway reached Newton Abbot and transformed the market town into a communications centre and base for industry
  5. The ruins of an ancient church demolished in 1836 still sits in the centre of the town
  6. Leather and wool were manufactured and the prospered here during the medieval period, and later the clay industry took over
  7. 31% of dwellings in Newton Abbot are owned outright
  8. 8445 Newton Abbot residents travel to work
  9. 19,000 people are employed in Newton Abbot
  10. £25,444 is Newton Abbot’s average household income
  11. £288,056 is the average house price
  12. 42% of Newton Abbot residents travel to work by car

Great outdoor spaces nearby

  • The Beautiful River Lemon
  • Have fun in some water at Decoy Country Park
  • The Stunning Courtenay Park
  • Walk the dog at Bakers Park
  • The Historic Town Quay
  • The Massive 114 Acre Stover Country Park
  • The Educational Ted Hughes Poetry Trail
  • The Peaceful Haldon Forest Park

 

Fun Facts about Newton Abbot

If you have any questions or comments please comment below. Contact Complete Project Management (CPM) on 01626 911021 or enquiries@cpmonline.co.uk

Sources:
2001 Census
Teignbridge Affordable Housing
Strategy (2010 – 2015)
Teignbridge Retail & Leisure Study
(2010)
Teignbridge Employment Land Review

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