🏴 Mansfield is a large market town and the administrative centre of Mansfield District in Nottinghamshire, England. It is the biggest town in the wider Mansfield Urban Area. Mansfield gained the Royal Charter of a market town in 1227. The town lies in the Maun Valley, 12 miles (19 km) north of Nottingham, and is near Sutton-in-Ashfield. Most of the population live in the town itself (including Mansfield Woodhouse), with Warsop as a secondary centre.
Town centre economy Mansfield has a large market square within its commercial and retail centre. It includes a museum, the Palace Theatre, restaurants, fast-food outlets, pubs, bars and night clubs.
A town-centre Business Improvement District (BID) was founded with offices in the old Town Hall to enhance the town's shopping centre. It offers events to attract visitors and raise awareness and security for the town centre, including banning orders and improved shop frontages. The intention to encourage shoppers and visitors to stay for longer in the town centre.
Mansfield has a population of over 105,900 people. Mansfield also forms part of the wider Nottingham-Derby metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,534,000 people. It is estimated there are around 3,085 businesses in Mansfield