The National Lift Tower, Northampton, England
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National Lift Tower
Northampton
NN5 5FH
England

tel : +44(0)1604 587745
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Getting to the tower

Address
The National Lift Tower
Northampton
England
NN5 5FH

Telephone
01604 587745

From the M1 southbound
Leave the motorway at junction 16. Follow the A45 Weedon Road towards Northampton.  Go straight over the roundabout onto the A4500 Weedon Road. The tower is at the end of a road called The Approach which is on the right hand side, just before the Saints rugby ground and the bingo hall.

From the M1 northbound
Leave the motorway at junction 15A and follow the signs for Northampton and then Sixfields. Go past Sixfields (KFC, McDonalds and Cineworld) and turn right onto the Weedon Road at the roundabout which has an Access self storage unit on the corner. Follow this road until you reach The Approach which is on the right hand side, just before the Saints rugby ground and the bingo hall. The tower is at the end of the Approach.

From the train station
The tower is a 15 minute walk from the train station. Come out of the train station and turn right onto the main road, heading away from the town centre. Bear left at a fork in the road. The tower is at the end of a road called The Approach which is on the left hand side, just past the Saints rugby ground and the bingo hall.

Parking
There are a number of parking spaces at the bottom of the tower which should be used in preference to any others. If the tower car parking is full, please use the parking spaces around Tower Square marked “VP” for “Visitor Parking”.

 


For information for booking abseils at the tower, please follow this link to an external website http://www.nationalabseilcentre.co.uk

Some new documents relating to the official opening of the tower by the Queen have been added to the media page. Many thanks to Dave O'Brien of SafeLine.