Area Guide to Darlington
The Savills office is situated in Darlington - a market town in County Durham, in the North East of England and is also part of the Tees Valley region. The town lies on the small River Skerne, a tributary of the River Tees, not far from the main river.
The town owes much of its development to the influence of local Quaker families during the Victorian era, and it is famous as the terminus of the world's first passenger railway. Darlington railway station is a stop on the East Coast Main Line. The North East has a flourishing international reputation as a centre for innovation, science and design. A new generation of talented professionals is being drawn to the area, attracted by the high quality of life and wide range of opportunities for personal growth and career progression. A third of the North East is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or National Park and our natural environment is complemented by a rich history, with two World Heritage Sites and a wealth of castles, historic houses and gardens to discover.
Professionals relocating to the North East will be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a new home as each area has its own distinct character. The quality of the schools and healthcare are excellent and salaries are competitive too.