Living in Thameside Essex - Thurrock is transforming
Modern flats keep popping up all along the north estuary banks of the river Thames from Grays to Purfleet as Thurrock has started being recognised as a commuter hotspot. As well as fast train links into London, you have acres of Essex countryside and the coast on your doorstep, and intu Lakeside(one of Europe’s leading centres) for shopping. Thurrock council will be upgrading the Grays town centre and beach and building a theatre.
Commute length to London: 25 – 35 mins
Annual train ticket: (based on Grays to London Fenchurch Street) £2,448.
Average house price: Semi-Detached; £338k / Terraced; £280k.