With a population of 365, 638 people, Brampton comes in just behind Toronto and Mississauga as the third biggest city in the Golden Horseshoe of Ontario. Brampton was originally known for its greenhouse industry, and is often referred to as “The Flower Town of Canada.”
Brampton is home to a booming economic centre with growth in life sciences, IT, communications technology, business services, and advanced manufacturing.
Home to many companies such as Loblaws, Rogers Communications, Maple Lodge Farms, Canadian Tire Corp, Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Coca Cola Bottling Company, as well as many others, Brampton is a growing centre of employment and economic growth. Additionally, due to its proximity to downtown Toronto, many people decide to purchase homes in Brampton and commute, with GO transit providing rail service to Toronto’s Union Station.
Within Brampton, public transit is provided by Brampton Transit, Züm bus services, which connect to other transit services such as GO transit, Toronto Transit Commission, MiWay, and York Region Transit. For drivers, Brampton can be accessed by major highways such as the 401, 410, 407, and 7.
Brampton is also home to Sheridan College, which offers a focus on business training. Culturally, the city is home to the Peel Art Gallery, and the Museum and Archives, run by the region of Peel. In 2006, the Rose Theatre opened and exceeded its income projections, bringing entertainment and performing arts to residents, and breathing new life into nearby businesses.
Other Brampton attractions include:
- Wild Water Kingdom
- Heart Lake Conservation Area
- Beaux Arts Brampton
- Great War Flying Museum
- Gage Park
- Flower City Theatre Festival
- Brampton Historical Society
For those who love shopping, Brampton boasts excellent retail therapy at Shoppers World, the Bramalea City Centre, and Trinity Common Mall. For those who love sports, Brampton has lots to offer whether it’s winter sports such as skating, ice hockey, or skiing, or summer sports such as softball or tennis.
Brampton gives residents the opportunity to experience the amenities of a city, while still enjoying nature. Many Brampton homes have large backyards, and swimming pools. In the Backyard specializes in building backyard garden and storage sheds for Brampton residents.
Whether it’s a storage shed for gardening tools or pool supplies, a garage, or a custom garden bed, In the Backyard will provide superior sheds – even custom-made. We are a family owned and operated business with over 40 years of combined experience, ready to build the perfect shed for your backyard and storage needs. At In the Backyard, we are Baeumler Approved, adhering strictly to the Baeumler code of conduct. This code of conduct means that every certified professional at In the Backyard will treat you and your home with the utmost courtesy and professionalism, provide fair quotes, keep up with all health and safety standards, and comply with all federal, provincial, and municipal by-laws.
Contact us today to discuss your backyard storage needs, or use our online quote calculator for a quick-and-easy quote!