Loughborough

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Loughborough
Location Map ( geo)
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County
Leicestershire
Highway Authority
Leicestershire
Forward Destination on
A6
Next Primary Destinations
Derby • Leicester
Other Nearby Primary Destinations
Nottingham
Places related to the A6
Bakewell • Barnet • Bedford • Buxton • Carlisle • Chorley • Derby • Eccles • Hazel Grove • Kendal • Kettering • Lancaster • Leicester • Luton • Manchester • Market Harborough • Matlock • Penrith • Preston • Salford • Stockport

Loughborough is a town and Primary Destination in north Leicestershire around 16 miles north of Leicester and roughly half way between Leicester and Nottingham.

Traditionally an industrial town whose noted industries involved the manufacturer of bells (including the largest Bbll in Great Britain in St Paul's Cathedral) and locomotives. It is best known in recent times for its highly rated University. Loughborough is located near the M1 Junction 23 and is the nearest town to East Midlands Airport.

Routes

Route To Notes

A6

Derby, M1 (North)

A6

Leicester

A60

Nottingham

A512

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, M1 (South)

A6004

Loughborough North & West bypass

B589

Town Centre

B5350

Shelthorpe



Loughborough
SectionsA6/Leicester - Derby
JunctionsLoughborough Rail Station • New King Street • Shepshed Interchange
RoadsA512 • A5125 • A6 • A60 • A6004 • B5328 • B5350 • B588 • B589 • B675 • B676 • E31 (via Carlisle) • T12 (Britain)
Related Pictures
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Places in the East Midlands
Major CitiesDerby • Leicester • Nottingham • Northampton
Primary DestinationsAshbourne • Boston • Buxton • Chesterfield • Corby • East Midlands Airport • Gainsborough • Grantham • Hinckley • Kettering • Lincoln • Loughborough • Mansfield • Market Harborough • Matlock • Melton Mowbray • Newark • Oakham • Skegness • Sleaford • Spalding • Stamford • Wellingborough • Worksop
Other PlacesAlfreton • Bakewell • Bolsover • Daventry • DIRFT • Glossop • Heanor • Ilkeston • Long Eaton • Louth • Lutterworth • Mablethorpe • Ripley