With a mere 35-minute commute into central London and with Gatwick on the doorstep, Crawley is ideally located for buyers looking to escape city life but still retain the key fundamentals of urban living.
Home to a huge range of businesses and a vibrant town centre, Crawley offers all the benefits residents want in a prime commuter town. Located at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond, it is a town on the rise having achieved investment of upward of £30 million in recent years.
This funding has enabled the Crawley Borough Council and partners to undergo a programme of regeneration. This has breathed new life into the town centre and surrounding area, delivered infrastructure improvements, new homes, business investment, employment growth and put Crawley on the map as an investment hotspot.
In line with this major investment, the town has seen an increase in residents with a growing population of nearly 112,000. In answer to this, the Council is overseeing the construction of over 1,800 new homes to meet demand.
Councillor Peter Smith, Cabinet member for Planning and Economic Development, said: “People are moving to Crawley because it’s a vibrant, thriving place with lots to offer in the way of quality jobs, leisure, housing, sustainable transport and digital connectivity. The number of jobs and businesses in the town has continued to grow as we’ve focused our efforts on delivering our ambitious town centre regeneration programme.”
Make the move to Crawley
Crest Nicholson’s Apex Apartments is a brand-new collection of contemporary one and two-bed apartments in the heart of Crawley. With prices starting from £234,000 and with the government supported Help-To-Buy option, these new homes offer an affordable taste of modern luxury to first time buyers and those looking to take the next steps on the property ladder.
Situated moments from the pedestrianised High Street, The Apex Apartments are ideal for town centre living with the benefit of a centrally landscaped courtyard offering green space for residents to enjoy. Nearby, Goff’s Park offers a green haven from urban life with scenic woodland walks and lake views and the Buchan Country Park features 170 acres of countryside on the town’s doorstep offering quiet recreation and wildlife.
The area offers both traditional shopping outlets as well as all-under-one-roof venues such as County Mall and Kingsgate. For foodies, there is a regular market offering fresh produce on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in Haslett Avenue West and Broadway. Crawley’s leafy high street is a gourmet hub, offering a broad eclectic mix of world cuisine. Crawley’s arts and entertainment complex The Hawth offers a range of live performance as well as a Curzon cinema for viewing the latest releases.
Marcus Evans, Sales & Marketing Director at Crest Nicholson added: “Crawley has also proven to be an investor hot spot. With a growing number of renters looking to live in the town thanks to its location and numerous activities. There are strong yield opportunities for savvy investors. With high demand for rental units at The Apex Apartments, investors have no problems finding tenants for their properties”
Those interested are urged to visit crestnicholson.com or call the sales team on 01293 977970.