The small town of Wellingborough sits on the River Nene in Northamptonshire. Around 75,000 people live in and around the town. Wellingborough is famous for its many springs and wells which include Red Well, White Well, Stan Well, Burymoor Well and Rising Sun Well.
Wellingborough combines half-timbered buildings and medieval architecture in the high street with the modern Swansgate shopping complex. There is also a thriving street market with free parking nearby. The Castle arts centre, a contemporary development opened in 1995, houses a theatre and cinema space as well as a gallery. Other amenities include the Waendel Leisure Centre and Wellingborough museum. In addition to All Hallows Church, the town also contains a Hindu centre and a mosque.
Weatherbys, based in Wellingborough, provides a range of services to British horse racing and employs around 350 people. Other local employers include Weetabix and Tata Steel.