Moving to Gravesend
and don’t know the area? Hopefully this guide will help. The town of Gravesend was recorded in the doomsday book as “Gravesham
” and in 1974 the Borough of Gravesham
was formed, their website covers parking, rubbish collection and much more. For larger items of waste RS Skips
Kent County Council
is the place to get information about local schools. KentLive.news
ran an article in January 2018 listing Ofsted reports for local primary schools. As well as Cobham Hall
independent school for girls, Gravesend boasts two Grammar schools which compare favourably amongst the town’s secondary schools as shown in the government’s school comparison website
, quoting the land registry, say that Gravesend house prices went up 9% to an average of £285,000. After talking to various Gravesend Removals customers we think that further rises are due so long as Great Britain moves away from political uncertainty. Local estate agents, Robinson Jackson
and also M&M’s
will be a greater authority on this, if they disagree please let us know!
Gravesend has excellent transport links, from Gravesend railway station
there is a high speed link (23 minutes) to St.Pancras. Also 4 trains an hour to London Charing Cross or in the opposite direction to Strood, Rochester & Sittingbourne with good connections to Ramsgate,Canterbury, Maidstone & Dover. Ebbsfleet International
is on the doorstep with multiple high speed services between London St.Pancras, Paris & Brussels. Gravesham is linked well via the A2 to the motorway network. It’s a busy area for road traffic
, close to the M25 and Dartford Crossing which is notorious for delays.