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What's in Uttlesford

Uttlesford - a hidden gem. Many people do not know where to find us - the district is in North West Essex within easy reach of both Cambridge and London - and yet the area is regularly rated as one of the best places to live and work in the country.  In fact Uttlesford was named by the Halifax's 2018 Rural Areas Quality of Life Survey as the best rural place to live in the East of England - and in the top ten for the whole of the UK!


If you work for us you'll find more than just a rewarding job -  you'll be part of a dynamic and expanding community with great schools, easy access to some of the most attractive countryside in the region and connections to London, the coast and, through nearby Stansted Airport, many international destinations.    


Living here

Uttlesford has a wide range of places to live from market towns to rural villages. Yet, with national rail, the M11 and Stansted Airport the district is well connected both for those who live in the area and those visiting or commuting in.

Shopping and entertaining here

With its historic buildings, charming towns and villages, host of cultural attractions and a great range of places to eat and drink Uttlesford is a great place to shop and spend your leisure time.

Schools here

We have a wide range of schools in our area, many of which are rated as outstanding or good by Ofsted.

A general profile of here

All about what and who is in Uttlesford.

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