Having searched for business suppliers in Paignton, Devon ( which is a town with an approximate population of 64,410 ), we have found 3 suppliers of services such as Wall Art, Cleaning Supplies & Accountants in Paignton and have listed them below, we hope to add more in the near future.
If you know of any more suppliers of business related services, either matching the list of 3 services we already have or new services, in Paignton that you can recommend please contact us and we will look at adding them to this page.
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Accountants in Paignton
Interior Decorating Photographs in Paignton
Cleaning and Hygiene Supplies in Paignton
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Paignton (/ˈpeɪntən/ PAYN-tən) is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Together with Torquay and Brixham it forms the borough of Torbay which was created in 1998. The Torbay area is a holiday destination known as the English Riviera. Paignton's population in the United Kingdom Census of 2011 was 49,021. It has origins as a Celtic settlement and was first mentioned in 1086. It grew as a small fishing village and a new harbour was built in 1847. A railway line was opened to passengers in 1859 creating links to Torquay and London. As its population increased, it merged with the villages of Goodrington and Preston.
Paignton is mentioned in the Domesday Book of AD 1086 as Peintone in the ancient hundred of Kerswell. Formerly written Peynton, Payngton and Paington, the name is derived from "Paega" an Anglo-Saxon personal name, "ing" meaning "the people of" and "ton" an enclosure, estate or homestead, the original Anglo-Saxon settlement. Originally, the beach was backed by low sand dunes with marshes behind on the flat land between the sea and the hills behind. The settlement grew up on the dry ground at the foot of the hills, and also as a separate hamlet in the shelter of Roundham Head, a fishing settlement. The first church was probably built in wood in the eighth century In late Saxon times, the manor was owned by Leofric, the Bishop of Exeter, and later bishops built a palace, some remains of which, including the "Coverdale" Tower can be seen to the south of the parish church. Winner Street owes its name to a corruption of "Wynerde", referring to vineyards or, at least, traders in wine in the medieval period. Paignton was given the status of a borough having a market and fair in 1294.
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