Banbury is home to the world's largest coffee roasting facility, built-in 1964. The town was a significant commercial and retail centre for North Oxfordshire and Southern Warwickshire, predominantly rural.
Banbury has three motorsports tracks: Silverstone Circuit (home of British Formula One racing), Brands Hatch GP circuit, Oulton Park International circuit - all located within 30 miles from each other; this makes it perfect as a tourist destination with plenty on offer for petrol heads who want an adrenaline rush!
In addition to these famous circuits, there are also many more sport-related activities available such as cycling trails or water sports facilities at Lake Cherwell, which can be found just 10 minutes out into the countryside near Bicester.
Banbury, town (parish), Cherwell district, administrative and historic county of Oxfordshire, England. It lies along the River Cherwell and is the administrative centre for the Cherwell district.
Banbury was noted for its ale, cheese, and Banbury cakes, a spiced currant pastry for centuries. Part of the original 16th-century cake house remains, together with several timbered and stone houses. The original Banbury Cross, celebrated in the English nursery rhyme, was destroyed by Puritans in 1602 but was replaced in 1858.
Banbury Castle (1125) was twice besieged by Parliamentarians during the English Civil Wars of the mid-17th century and was later demolished. Broughton Castle (14th–16th century) lies 2.5 miles (4 km) to the southwest. Banbury market is noted for its cattle sales. The town is expanding as a centre for the overspill population of Greater London and is increasingly important for light industry, commerce, and tourism.
Nearby areas around Banbury including Newington, Wroxton, Bourton, Wardington, Great Purston and Upper Astrop. We provide same-day evaluations and collections for scrapping your car in Banbury. Call 07752 222297 to speak with us or head over to our contact page to schedule a free evaluation.