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House Removals Haywards Heath
Haywards Heath is one of the most popular towns in West Sussex. Along with its neighbour Burgess Hill, the area has been blossoming economically and provides many jobs for those living in the area. However, due to excellent road and railway links, some of the 25,000 citizens commute to London or Gatwick.
Although Haywards Heath is relatively modern compared to a lot of the quaint locations in West Sussex the Ouse Valley, the South Downs and Ash Down forest are all on the doorstep of the town. Being nestled in the heart of beautiful countryside gives many locals a perfect balance between town and country living.
Until Victorian time, Haywards Heath was a small village which was outranked by its neighbours Cuckfield and Lindfield. Development and growth was an accident for Haywards Heath, with the train line originally planned to go through Cuckfield; this was met with outrage from locals. When the railway opened in 1841 the line ran through Haywards Heath and brought prosperity to the town and helped shape it into what it is today.
Moving to Haywards Heath
Properties in Haywards Heath inevitably escalate in price in regards to proximity to the train station. On average, property prices are greater than Burgess Hill, but cheaper than Lindfield and Cuckfield. Many families move to Haywards Heath and therefore, detached and semi-detached properties are very popular. Detached properties (on average) are selling for around £547,264, whereas semi-detached homes are fetching £379,820 on average.
With the Britannia Beckwith office located next door in East Sussex, we can help your move to Haywards Heath run seamlessly. We can tailor our removals package to you and also provide a range of storage services.
Schools in Haywards Heath
There are 8 primary schools in Haywards Heath. 7 of these schools are rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and these include: Bolnore Village, Lindfield, St Augustine’s, St Joseph’s, St Wilfrid’s and Warden Park Academy.
There is one secondary school in Haywards Heath, Oathall Community College. The school for 11 to 16 year olds has been rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. A 10-minute drive from Haywards Heath is Chailey Heritage School, it provides education, care and transition services for children and young people with physical disabilities and health needs.
Transport Links in Haywards Heath
Haywards Heath has 4 platforms and is serviced by Thameslink and Southern. Regular services run to London Victoria and London Bridge, as well as Brighton, Bedford, Eastbourne and Littlehampton. Journey times to London take between 43 minutes and 1 hour 7 minutes.
There are 134 bus services running through Haywards Heath. Services cover both the local residential and town centre areas, as well as towns and coastal locations further afield.