Record details

Area name
East Northampton NN1
Distance from town centre:

1.7 miles
On foot - 32 minutes         By bus - 2 minutes
By car - 7 minutes             By bike - 15 minutes

Bus service timetables

  • Abington Vale Primary School
  • Bridgewater Primary School
  • Barry Primary School (with nursery unit and designated special provision)
  • Northampton Academy
  • Northampton School for Boys (secondary)
  • Stimpson Avenue Primary School (with Nursery Unit)
  • Vernon terrace Primary School (with nursery unit and designated special provision)
  • Weston Favell C of E Primary School

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Children's centres

Abington Children’s Centre, located at Abington Library, provides activities and support for parents and parents- to-be with children aged 0-5 years. 

Health & medical

There are GP and Dentist  surgeries within Abington. Click here for more information on healthcare in the area.


Find the opening hours, contact details and facilities at Abington Library


Wellingborough Road is a bustling cosmopolitan hub of shops, pubs, restaurants and specialist food stores. Locally there are several supermarkets and two banks.

Parks and open spaces

Abington Park is a large, pleasantly landscaped park containing 2 lakes, a garden for the blind,  a café, fitness trail and play area. Events are held in the Park over the Summer months, when sports facilities for tennis, football, bowls and cricket are also available (May to September).

Places of worship

Places of worship are accessible for a wide range of faiths, including Abington URC, Northampton Central Mosque and Park Avenue Methodist Church. Many other places of worship can be reached by good transport links.