East Hunsbury is a large residential area in the south of the town of Northampton, 3 miles (5 km) from the town centre and 1 mile (2 km) from the M1 motorway, junction 15. For administrative purposes it is part of the Borough of Northampton. It is part of the Hunsbury residential area, which also includes West Hunsbury on the west side of Towcester Road.
There are two smaller retail parks, one at Blackymore with a Tesco Express, takeaway Fish and Chip shop, Florists, Chemist, Hair Salon and a public house, "The Collingtree". At the other in Merefield, adjacent to the Mereway ring road, there is a 24hr Tesco 'Extra' supermarket and petrol station with a row of small shops on the same site.
East Hunsbury is also home to the Grangewood Park Residents Club, a leisure complex converted from grade II listed farm buildings for the exclusive use of 265 homeowners on the Grangewood Estate (located within 'Merefield') and their invited guests. The leisure complex includes two licensed bar areas, tennis & squash courts.