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Situated in the heart of the East Midlands, Leicester unfolds as a cultural melting pot, rich in history and diversity. The Leicester Cathedral, with its stunning architecture, offers a glimpse into the city's medieval past, while the King Richard III Visitor Centre tells the story of the last Plantagenet king.Leicester's multicultural identity is celebrated in the Golden Mile, where a vibrant array of shops and restaurants reflect the city's diverse communities. The National Space Centre adds a touch of modernity to Leicester's cultural landscape, contributing to the city's reputation as a hub for science and innovation.
The city of Leicester is centrally situated within the UK which means it has excellent connectivity for travel across major global cities. Leicester is also served by superb road, rail and air transport links, allowing easy reach of surrounding regions, UK ports and global markets. There is also direct access to the UK's network of Rail Freight interchanges, including Southampton, London Gateway, the Channel Tunnel and Felixstowe and is also in close proximity to East Midlands Airport, which is the largest national hub for DHL, TNT, Royal Mail and UPS.
So, your goods can get moving faster, without any hold-ups. With the UK's motorway network only being a short distance from Leicester, there are fast links to the M1, M6, M42 and M69 which means our courier partners can offer a much quicker turnaround for your shipment. As Leicester is centrally based within the UK, 98% of the UK population can be accessed within just a 4 hour drive. This means P4D can ensure your goods arrive on-time and at the right location, to or from the city, regardless of the direction it needs to go. As of 2021, the population of Leicester is 557,000 residents and is home to many thriving industries, in particular advanced manufacturing and engineering.
The city of Leicester is also the largest economy in the East Midlands, worth a huge £25 billion. This means there is increased opportunity for delivering quality logistics solutions to serve the people of Leicester, which is where P4D can lend expertise and support.
Loughborough: Situated to the north, Loughborough is a market town known for its lively atmosphere and the presence of Loughborough University. With a mix of historic and modern elements, Loughborough is a hub for education and commerce.
Hinckley: Positioned to the southwest, Hinckley is a market town with a rich industrial history. Known for its hosiery and footwear manufacturing heritage, Hinckley has evolved into a commercial centre with a blend of historical charm and modern amenities.
Melton Mowbray: To the northeast, Melton Mowbray is a market town renowned for its culinary heritage, particularly as the home of the pork pie. The town's traditional markets and historic buildings add to its character and appeal.
Market Harborough: Located to the southeast, Market Harborough is a market town with a picturesque town centre and historic architecture. The Grand Union Canal and nearby Foxton Locks contribute to the town's scenic surroundings.
Coalville: To the northwest, Coalville is a former coal mining town that has diversified into various industries. The town's location on the edge of the National Forest adds a natural element to its landscape.
At P4D we ensure transparency with every shipment we facilitate in Leicester. When choosing P4D, you will be provided a unique tracking reference number which you can enter to our bespoke tracking system. This will allow you to monitor the progress of your order in real-time and receive other important updates from us.
So, you are kept in the loop at all times, providing you with peace of mind that your goods are in safe hands. If you have any concerns while your goods are in transit, our tracking tool makes it quick and simple to find the information you need. The system can be used to track all the latest details, from expected arrival time to order status, helping you to align your supply chains accordingly. But, if you'd like to get further advice and support about your booking, our friendly team is always available to assist. P4D are on-hand to answer your questions and provide any useful information you may need, so please do not hesitate to get in touch.