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

tel : +44(0)1604 587745
email : click here

 

 

 

Getting to the tower

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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”.

 


Superfast broadband in Northampton - we have recently partnered with a local company to provide superfast broadband into areas of Northampton that currently do not have coverage. The name of the company is Barton Broadband and the website is here. Please get in touch if you would like to find out if coverage is available in your area.

For information for booking abseils at the tower, please follow this link to an external website. http://www.nationalabseilcentre.co.uk. The events for 2014 are ...

26th April - British Red Cross
10th May - open day
24th May - Autism Concern
21st June - LU15
5th July - open day
19th July - open day
2nd August - open day
16th August - open day
30th August - Parkinson's UK
6th September - British Red Cross