Bassetlaw is located in North Nottinghamshire, close to the
vibrant cities of Sheffield (to the North) and Nottingham (to the
Both the M1 and A1 pass through our area and the East Coast Mainline guarantees
regular trains to London or north to Yorkshire and beyond.
Bassetlaw’s population of 111,400 is spread across 63,687 hectares
of vast open countryside, forests and parklands.
Bassetlaw enjoys a reputation, as a pleasant place to live, work
and play with a lower cost of living is lower than in nearby
The District has two main population centres, the market towns
of Worksop and Retford, which offer a wealth of shopping,
leisure and entertainment facilities.
Bassetlaw District Council is a confident and
ambitious authority, which is committed to providing excellent
services to its residents. Working with partners to make Bassetlaw
a more prosperous and attractive place.
Last Updated - 13/03/2012