Sudbury sits close to the River Stour on the Suffolk & Essex borders. A delightful market town surrounded on three sides by its famous water meadows and rolling hills. A Suffolk wool town known for its historic links with Thomas Gainsborough and Simon of Sudbury, who, in the 1300’s was the Arch Bishop of Canterbury and crowned the new king, King Richard II in 1377.
The impressive Market Hill and busy North Street boast a wealth of independent shops, pubs, coffee shops, wine bars & restaurants with further shopping facilities on the edge of the town in the way of 3 major supermarkets. Sudbury serves as the commercial heart for many local villages, all with their own unique charms.
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Further amenities include a leisure centre with gymnasium, public library as well as The Quay Theatre, a thriving, multi-purpose arts centre home to several organisations and clubs with a multitude of activities going on at all times. Education is well served in Sudbury. The area boasts 2 secondary schools, both supported by a number of primary schools. Sudbury’s secondary school became an Academy in 2012, run by the Ormiston Trust and was renamed The Sudbury Ormiston Academy. The school works closely with Thomas Gainsborough School in Great Cornard only a few miles away, to enable students to access a wider curriculum across both sites. Students from both schools use the vocational facilities.
Sudbury boasts fantastic transport links with regular bus services to Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich and Colchester as well as the branch line train station giving access to London Liverpool Street.