Southend-On-Sea: Commuting paradise in peaceful Essex
Commuters who are heading into London on a daily basis will look to
a number of different places around the capital when it comes to
buying somewhere from where they can get into the city each
For young professionals, rising inner-city prices have meant that
the last few years have seen more and more people move to the
boroughs around the capital itself in the suburbs. However, for
people looking to start a family who still need good access to the
city, finding an alternative can be difficult.
Looking further afield can be a good way to go about a search
though, and few places will emerge as more perfect than when
property for sale in Southend-on-Sea. Despite being further
out, the Essex town has nearer to 150,000 residents, which makes it
much quieter than back in the capital.
When looking to move to anywhere around London, one of the most
important considerations for any new residents will be the
transport options. The town has access to London via car and bus,
while the train options are fantastic.
Trains from Southend Central run to London Fenchurch Street every
five to ten minutes on weekdays, taking commuters into the city in
less than an hour and making the commute little more than a
Considering that many of the people who will be moving to Southend
will be parents though, schools will also be a very important thing
for them to address. Thankfully, in Southend there are four grammar
schools, meaning that new residents can choose something that best
meets the needs of their children.
In addition to this, it will be important that there are enough
recreational activities to keep people happy and content in the
town. Southend has one of the longest piers in the country with a
range of attractions as well as a sports and leisure centre
offering a number of activities.
In addition to this, fans of football can watch some League Two
action in Southend United throughout the new season.