Stowmarket Area Guide
Stowmarket is a thriving market town, located in the heart of rural Suffolk with easy access to both Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds. Stowmarket is the largest town in Mid Suffolk with a population of approximately 19,000. With excellent rail links to London Liverpool Street (1h 25mins), Cambridge (1h 10mins) and Norwich (35mins). As the name suggests, it became established as a centre where the population of the surrounding parishes could come to trade in agricultural produce, household goods and the tools of a farming economy. A market is still held twice a week on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Stowmarket has a scattering of attractive and interesting commercial and residential buildings in its centre, especially in the Market Place and in the streets radiating from it. Stowmarket town centre has the usual range of banks, building societies, supermarkets, clothing and shoe shops, stationers, jewellers, hairdressers, small department stores and a mixture of other services.
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