Hook is located in Hart in northern Hampshire. The town can be found approximately 10 kilometers east of Basingstoke. It is also situated on the A30, making it easy for visitors to reach. Visitors may also arrive via the Hook railway station. The town is fairly large, particularly when it comes to business. There are actually many companies that are headquartered in Hook. Visitors to the area will find there is an ample amount of entertainment options, restaurants and accommodations. There are also plenty of shops in Hook as well as in the surrounding area.
There are a few places in Hampshire with the name Hook. The Hook mentioned here is a village located in the north of Hampshire near to the town of Basingstoke.
The village is located about ten kilometres east of the tow of Basingstoke and the village is also about fifty-eight miles northeast of the town of Southampton.
The village of Hook has a population of about eight thousand two hundred. The railway station located at Hook is able to offer direct rail links with places such as Southampton and also London Waterloo. The railway station is also able to offer indirect routes to places such as Salisbury and Reading. Most of the rail services are provided by South West Trains.
There is a reasonably sized business community within the local area. There is a large business park called Bartley Wood located about one kilometre from the centre of the village. This business park is the location of the headquarters for Virgin Media Inc, which is one of the biggest providers of cable television. The village also hosts a relatively small Tesco's supermarket.
During the time between 2004 and 2006 the village expanded eastwards and this was in the form of a residential establishment known as Holt Park.
There is a strong educational network within the village and this is in the form of two primary schools a high school and also two colleges.