Spalding is located in Lincolnshire and is a traditional market town. The town is well known for the annual Flower Parade that brings in visitors from all around the world. Each fall the town also hosts a Pumpkin Festival. Visitors will be able to easily reach Spalding from other areas. There are also many other sights and attractions to see in the local area as well. Visitors will be able to enjoy ample dining and shopping establishments in the area. There are also many accommodations in the immediate vicinity as well.
Spalding is a famous market town having a residential population of thirty thousand and is located on the banks of River Welland which is in the South Holland district of the Lincolnshire, England. A base settlement has been located in Spalding area back in Roman times when the site was famous for the production and mining of salt.
The twin town of Spalding is German town named Speyer.
Spalding is famous for its Flower Parade every year that attracts many tourists and regular flower fans from the entire world, although attendance of visitor has been diminishing steadily over years. It also organizes a Pumpkin Festival every year since October, 2002.
Spalding was once described to have three Banks, 2 daily newspapers and its Market day as Tuesday. Spalding is a very important railway centre. It is located in rich agricultural area district and has good trading connections in terms of corn, coal, wood and timber both by rail and by river. Spalding has flour, saw, and bone mills.
In July 2005 "Water Taxi" was launched in Spalding. In north-west, there is a waterway named Vernatt's Drain. Spalding's population is rapidly growing. There are majorly two doctors' surgeries, Church Street Surgery and Munro Medical Centre in West Elloe Avenue.
Geographically, Spalding is placed at the centre of vegetable and flower growth. There are a plenty of nurseries and garden centers, a boasting agricultural industry and different packing plants vegetables. The vegetables are peas, potatoes, carrots, barley, wheat, oats, spinach, broccoli, lettuce, kale, cabbage and Brussels sprouts.
Local vegetable and fruit shop sells a number of local products to citizens. They sell vegetables and fruit ranging from famous, potatoes to custard apples.
Spalding is famous for tulips and attracts visitors from the whole world.