House Removals Gravesend
Gravesend is championed as a great commuter location, with easy access to London via train and just six miles from the M25. The busy shopping town contrasts greatly with the semi-rural village aura of Gravesend, giving residents the best of both worlds. A lot of the population of the town is made up of ex-Londoners who moved away from the city for an improved lifestyle. Gravesend is also home to the biggest Sikh temple in Europe, meaning the area is very multi-cultural.
Moving to Gravesend
There are some extremely prestigious roads in Gravesend, such as Singlewell Road, loved for its large period homes. In general, however, the town has a real variety of properties. There are Victorian and Edwardian properties, sitting side by side with new builds. For those looking to get a foot on the property ladder, a one bedroom flat will start at £100,000. Family homes closer to the centre of town, and around the railway station, tend to have asking prices between £500,000 and £600,000.
For young working professionals, studio apartments are plentiful on the rental market in Gravesend, usually falling between £475 pcm and £550 pcm. Properties with one or two bedrooms vary between £600 and £900 pcm, with size and location being major influences. Three and four bedroom houses will vary in price based upon location, style, and condition. Most fall in to the £850 pcm to £1,700 pcm range.
Britannia Bearsbys are located in Aylesford. Located just 25 minutes away from Gravesend, the team at Bearsbys are experts in house removals and provide a seamless service. The Aylesford office also provide a variety of storage options that suit the different needs to customers.
Days Out in Gravesend
Gravesend and the surrounding towns and villages have a plethora of activities and days out for all ages. There are several country parks for those who love the outdoors, including Shorne Country Park. This is a favourite with locals due to its large ancient woodlands, adventure play areas, fishing opportunities, and all-important coffee shop. One of the most famous attractions in Gravesend is the burial site of Pocahontas. She is said to have been laid to rest in St. Georges Church and in 1958 a bronze statue was unveiled in the church gardens, which has attracted many visitors over the years.
Transport Links Gravesend
Transport links have received a healthy cash injection over the past few years in Gravesend and the town is benefitting. Gravesend is the train stop before Ebbsfleet International Station which means it is now located on the new high speed rail line. Commuters can get to London St Pancras International in a staggering 17 minutes. Ebbsfleet is also serviced by Eurostar trains, and tourists and commuters alike can reach the French capital in under two hours. Trains from Gravesend station also service London Bridge, Waterloo East, and Charing Cross.
The A2 passes directly through Gravesend, offering drivers a direct route into Central London and the M25.