House Removals Chatham
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located in North Kent, along with Rochester and Gillingham. Although Chatham Dockyard closed in 1984, major naval buildings remain as the focus for a flourishing tourist industry. Following closure, part of the site became a commercial port, other parts were redeveloped for business and residential use.
Chatham also has military connections as several Army barracks were located here. Brompton Barracks, located in the town, remains the headquarters of the Corps of Royal Engineers.
Moving to Chatham
With the Britannia Bearsbys office just 20 minutes from Chatham, in Aylesford, we are ideally located to help you with your move to or from Chatham! With exceptional expertise and friendly service, we can help your move go without a hitch, and can also provide a range of storage solutions.
The properties selling the most in Chatham are terraced. They have an average sale price of £185,039. Semi-detached homes are fetching average prices of £232,088, while flats average £150,136.
Last year most property sales in Chatham involved terraced properties which sold for on average £185,039. Semi-detached properties sold for an average price of £232,008, while flats fetched £150,136.
Chatham, with an overall average price of £211,119 is cheaper than nearby Walderslade (£235,452), Lords Wood (£228,894) and Walderslade Woods (£265,542).
Days Out in Chatham
Located at Chatham Martime, Dickens World is a family favourite. The amazing interactive guided experience takes visitors back to Dickensian England, and it is a fantastic chance to meet all the nice and nasty characters from Charles Dickens novels.
Fort Amherst can be a little bit scary for little tots, but they do offer a junior version! Accompanied by a guide and a lantern, you will hear tales of mysterious and sinister happenings as you walk the tunnels of the Fort. You can experience over 300 years of military history.
Chatham Transport Links
Located just 10 minutes away from the M2, Chatham is a great place to live for those wanting great road access. For those who do not work in Chatham, many commute to Rochester and Gillingham. Rochester is just a 4-minute drive, or just a 1 mile walk! Gillingham is just 7 minutes in the car.
Chatham railway station is served by Southeastern and runs 14 services per hour. Half of these services go into London. There are 2 trains to London St Pancras, 3 to London Victoria and 2 to London Charing Cross. There are 2 services that terminate at Gillingham and 1 at Faversham. The remaining 4 services end in Dover and Ramsgate.
There are a number of local bus routes, servicing Chatham and other local towns and villages.