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Wellingborough is a market town and borough in Northamptonshire, England, situated 11 miles (18 km) from the county town of Northampton. The town is situated on the north side of the River Nene, most of the older town is sited on the flanks of the hills above the river's current flood plain. Due to frequent flooding by the River Nene, the town was mostly built above the current level of the flood plain. Originally named "Wendelingburgh", the settlement was established in the Saxon period and is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name of "Wendelburie". The town was granted a royal market charter in 1201, by King John of England. As of 2011 the census states the borough has a population of 75,400, which the town itself accounts for 49,087. The town of Wellingborough is governed by The Borough Council of Wellingborough, with their office located in the town centre. The town is twinned with Niort in France, and with Wittlich in Germany. The town is predicted to grow by around 30 percent under the Milton Keynes South Midlands (MKSM) study, as the British government has identified Wellingborough as one of several towns in Northamptonshire where growth will be directed over the next 30 years. The study allocates 12,800 additional homes mainly to the east of the town. The town has also a growing commuter population as it is located on the Midland Main Line railway, operated by East Midlands Trains, which has InterCity trains to London St Pancras International station taking under an hour, giving an interchange with Eurostar services.

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If you are looking for travel information of Wellingborough in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, London also deserves a visit. London, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like The London Eye, British Museum, Tower Of London. A holiday in Wellingborough can generally be of 1-2 days.

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  • Pollution Statistics in Wellingborough

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    • Air Pollution 32.14 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.17 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Wellingborough: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Wellingborough for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Wellingborough.

    • Burglary and Theft 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 46.88 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 44.44 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 80.56 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.88 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 33.33 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 52.78 (Moderate)
  • Living in Wellingborough - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 53.96 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.6 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 41.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.22 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.33 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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