Welcome to Evington

An outer suburb of Leicester since the 1930s, the electoral ward of Evington today consists of the historic village as well as the two popular estates of Rowlatts Hill and Goodwood.

The suburb is home to around 11,000 residents who have access to a multitude of great amenities as well as quick and easy access to the wider city. Several buses, including the number 22, will see you arrive in Leicester city centre in a little under 25 minutes, with the B667 road making driving to the centre possible in around 12 minutes.

The fantastic location of Evington makes a shopping trip into the city quick and easy. However, the suburb has a few local shops and supermarkets that are sure to provide sufficient provisions.

Locals to Evington are treated to numerous fantastic outdoor spaces including Evington Park which is a 44-acre space that acts as a lively hub of activity. The park is well equipped with public exercise machines, bowling greens, tennis courts and the newly installed table tennis table. Or if golf is your sport of choice, why not head over to The Leicestershire Golf Club for a round or two!

Primary schools in the area include, Linden Primary School, Mayflower Primary School and Krishna Avanti Primary School, with Whitehall Primary school achieving an “Outstanding” report from Ofsted. As for High Schools, Madani Schools Federation, St Paul’s Catholic School and St Crispin’s Grammar School.

Considering Evington’s great location, good amenities and access to schools, this suburb could certainly be a great choice for you if you are considering living in Leicester.

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