Living in and around Southend - a seaside lifestyle close to London
Imagine living in a place that people choose to take day trips to, and it’s only 45 minutes from the city of London by train. Coastal walks can be a daily activity. Your new local has stunning views over the water. There are art galleries, sailing clubs and water sports centres. From Benfleet, Canvey Island and Leigh-on-Sea through to Southend, Thorpe Bay and Shoeburyness, the Thames Estuary coastline can be a wonderful place to call home.
Commute time to London: From 45 minutes
Annual train ticket: £3,640 (based on Southend Central to London Fenchurch Street)
Average house price: Semi-Detached; £331,655 / Terraced; £268,950