Removals in Surrey
Home and Office Moves in and around Surrey
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Best Locations To Live in Surrey
Surrey is a large region spanning the southwestern part of London and beyond. Choosing which town to move to in Surrey can be a challenge so to help your browsing process we prepared this guide.
The largest town in Surrey is also home to the University of Surrey. Attractive for professionals and families due to London connections and vibrant social life. Cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and high property prices can also be found here.
A historic town just 5 miles south of Guilford and home to the Charterhouse School (one of the top boarding schools in the UK). Lots of quiet green spaces and a great alternative to Guilford.
Ranked 3rd in the UK for quality of life, Camberley is a medium-sized town west of London with lots of amenities especially for sports fans.
A commuter town just a 30-minute rail ride to London and the second most expensive place to live outside of London. Highly-rated education, access to nature and cities, combined with low crime rates make this an ideal place to live and work.
Only 24 minutes by train to London makes Woking ideal for commuters and more affordable than Guilford. It also stands on its own with plenty of shops, entertainment, and restaurants to choose from. Many describe Woking as a little London so if you are seeking respite, this is not the town for you.
An ideal place to live for commuters and students at The University for the Creative Arts and excellent secondary schools are located in this town.
Perfect for first-time buyers and families, Reigate offers a community-oriented town with plenty of events, food festivals, and green spaces.
Affluent area with stunning mansions and the idyllic English countryside. One of the more expensive places in Surrey it is also home to some Premier League footballers
If farmers markets, independent shops, and nature speak to you then maybe Cranleigh is a town for you and your family.
A very exclusive town with some of the most expensive houses on the market with close proximity to Windsor Castle as well as a direct rail to London Waterloo.
A blend of amenities and green spaces along with some of the top schools in all of England.
Property Prices in Surrey
Typically we would share property prices and compare them with nearby towns or cities but since Surrey is a region with a wide range of prices averages don’t paint the right picture. Depending on what you are looking for and your budget can drastically change where you should be looking for homes in Surrey.
Schools and Education in Surrey
Surrey is home to some of the best schools in the whole country. Gordon’s School in Woking was ranked the 2nd highest state boarding school in the UK. There are hundreds of highly rated primary and secondary schools available. Of the 538 schools and colleges with Ofsted rating, 117 of them have Outstanding.
The University of Surrey is located in Guilford and has a strong research interest, low student to faculty ratio, and offers programs in food science, hospitality, nursing, languages, engineering, and more.
Transport and Commuting in Surrey
Surrey’s appeal is its proximity to London but also for its forested countryside, stunning mansions, and top-rated schools. If living in Surrey then you will get to take advantage of all of the great transport links across the region.
Buses have regular routes throughout Surrey and into London.
National Rail has 84 stations across the region benefiting from the South Western Railway, Southern, Thameslink, and the Great Western Railway.
Woking is a favourite location for London commuters due to being just 24 minutes away by train.
Surrey also benefits from being incredibly close to Heathrow International Airport and Gatwick Airport. From Guildford, the drive is just around 35-40 minutes to either one.
Jobs and Employment in Surrey
As of May 2021, Indeed is listing over 91,000 jobs within 25 miles of Surrey. Jobs ranging from permanent full-time contracts to part-time, internships, and apprenticeships. Over 40,000 of them for full-time positions in industries such as sales, healthcare, education, construction, technology, finance, and more.
The median salary in Southampton in 2020 varies quite drastically depending on where you live. Epsom and Ewell have an average salary of £30,800 whereas Reigate and Banstead are £52,700. Compared to the national average of £38,600 one can make more or less depending on which region they work in Surrey.
Cost of Living in Surrey
Consumer prices in Surrey are 6% lower than in London, rent is 30% lower, and groceries are 3% lower. Due to Surrey being a large region that occupies parts of London the cost of living is quite similar.
Services and Resources in Surrey
Virgin Media, BT, Vodafone, Box Broadband
UK Power, Southern Electric
Things to Do in Surrey
Thorpe Park Resort
A famous amusement park with the UK’s fastest roller coaster.
RHS Garden Wisley
The Royal Horticultural Society’s garden is the second most visited paid-entry garden in the UK.
A ruined castle said to be built around 1066 for defence against the Normans
Watts Gallery Artists’ Village
Located in the Surrey Hills you can find a unique village dedicated to the life and work of Victorian-era artist, G.F. Watts.
Hampton Court Palace
One of King Henry VIII’s favourite residences just within reach of London. Today it is a well-beloved tourist attraction.