The historic market town in the heart of Suffolk
News and More from the Beautiful Town of Framlingham
Framlingham is a market town and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Of Anglo-Saxon origin. It is mentioned in the Domesday Book. It had a population of 3,342 at the 2011 Census. Nearby villages include Earl Soham, Kettleburgh, Parham, Saxtead and Sweffling.
Town life today
The medieval Castle is a major feature. The town is also home to a secondary school, independent school Framlingham College and Framlingham Town F.C.. The town has the two oldest functioning Post Office pillar boxes in the UK, dating from 1856. These are located on Double Street and College Road. It is also home to one of the smallest houses in Britain, known as the “Check House”. Converted into a two-storey residence of almost 29 square metres, the former bookmakers office is in the Mauldens Mill Estate in the town centre. The ground floor measures 20 feet (6.1 m) by 7 feet 3 inches (2.21 m). In 2006, Country Life magazine voted this beautiful town the number one place to live in the country.
- Framlingham: Local History
- The History of Framlingham, in the County of Suffolk: Including Brief Notices of the Masters and Fellows of Pembroke-Hall in Cambridge, from the Foundation of the College, to the Present Time, Robert Hawes & Robert Loder, published 1798
- The History, Topography, and Antiquities of Framlingham and Saxsted, in the County of Suffolk
Framlingham Business Association
The FBA is a constituted not-for-profit organisation. We work alongside the Town Council, maintain close links with local schools, clubs and voluntary organisations and are members of Suffolk Coast Business. It’s all about bringing the town together for the benefit of everyone. With all parties pulling in the same direction, this town will thrive and maintain its reputation as a friendly and welcoming place to live, work, and visit.
Whether your business is a start-up, a well-established firm, or simply new to the area, being part of FBA gives you the chance to put your company on the local business map. We do hope you’ll join us.
Deep Space Marketing Managing Partner, Victoria Perkins, serves as the chair of the FBA.