5 Town Squares to explore in England
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Paleolithic period but takes its name from the Angles, a Germanic tribe deriving its name from the Anglia peninsula, who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries. England's economy is one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, with an average GDP per capita of £28,100 or $36,000.
Albert Square is a public square in Manchester that's home to the iconic Manchester Town Hall and an array of smaller buildings and statues in addition to the open space. The square contains a number of monuments and statues, the largest of which is the Albert Memorial, a monument to Prince Albert, Prince consort of Queen Victoria.
Exchange Square has become one of our major new public spaces, located in the heart of the shopping district bordered by the Arndale Centre, the Corn Exchange. Today the square is a major shopping area including a branch of Selfridges, New Cathedral Street, the Corn Exchange and an entrance to the Manchester Arndale, one of the most-visited shopping centres in the United Kingdom.
Surrounded by some of the city's most important buildings, including the Town Hall, Civic Hall, Leeds General Infirmary, and the Civic Theatre, Millennium Square is the new heart of Leeds city center. The site includes areas for staged performances such as outdoor theatre, pop concerts, operatic and orchestral performances, as well as civic ceremonies, fairs, markets, and street entertainment.
Radcliffe Square is a square in central Oxford, England. It is surrounded by historic Oxford University and college buildings. The square is cobbled, laid to grass surrounded by railings in the centre, and is pedestrianised except for access. The square is widely regarded as the most beautiful in Oxford, and is very popular with tourists. There are no modern buildings to be seen, so it is also used as a setting for period films.
Victoria Square is a public square in the city of Birmingham and quite possibly the most beautiful of them all. The square is often considered to be the centre of Birmingham, and is the point from where local road sign distances are measured. Most of the major public events are held at the square which has fountains and magnificent artwork spread all around it.