When it comes to finding the ideal place to live in London, there is a lot to consider. For many people and households, the transport options are vital, and it is crucial to consider commuter options for areas that grab your attention. We believe Hornchurch offers many commuter benefits, in addition to excellent facilities for locals, and it is an area that is becoming increasingly popular in the capital.
Take the District line from Hornchurch
For many people, the Underground is the leading way to travel across London, and you will be pleased to know the District line is available from Hornchurch.
The journey from Hornchurch Underground station takes typically 40 minutes to reach Tower Hill, 46 minutes to reach Blackfriars Station, 51 minutes to reach Westminster and 55 minutes to reach Victoria Station.
Hornchurch Station is slightly out of the town centre, but it is easy enough to ensure the commute isn’t arduous. Elm Park tube station and Upminster Bridge station may be more convenient for some people, and these stations also lie on the District line.
There is also the Emerson Park station, which allows commuters to travel to Liverpool Street, via a change at Romford, in 43 minutes; and to Fenchurch Street, via a change at Upminster, in 38 minutes.
You also have the benefit of taking the District line for two stops to Upminster, which allows you to connect to the C2C into Fenchurch Street in 28 minutes. This also offers a connection to Stratford and Liverpool Street, while you can travel all the way out to Shoeburyness. The range of travel options available from Hornchurch should be more than enough for most commuters.
Emerson Park station is growing in popularity
According to passenger entry and exit data, Emerson Park is growing in popularity. For 2018/19, there were 350,000 entries and exits, which is a significant increase on the 127,000 recorded in 2013/14 and the 59,000 recorded in 2008/09. In the ten years, the entry and exit figures increased by 600%.
If you are looking to drive, the M25 is convenient, located 15 minutes away. This opens up London and the Home Counties, which is useful if you do a lot of travelling that isn’t solely centred upon London. For airports, City Airport is less than 30 minutes, while the journey time isn’t much longer. You will also find Stansted, Gatwick and Heathrow can be reached in around an hour, so Hornchurch ensures you are well connected, even if you are jetting off to foreign shores.
Add in a well-connected local bus service connecting to local towns such as Ilford, Brentwood, Dagenham and Romford; and you can make your way to and from Hornchurch with ease.
Staying well connected is simple in Hornchurch
Of course, no matter how well connected an area is, there will be times when you don’t want to venture far. Thankfully, there is a lot on offer in the local area, so if you want a convenient option, you can find plenty that will interest you.
There is no shortage of dining options, and you can choose from more than 100 places to eat in town. There are plenty of pubs and clubs on offer; but if you are more focused on fitness than clubbing, you’ll love the Hornchurch Sports Centre. Your shopping options include big names and local boutique specialists, so there is something for everyone in Hornchurch, which helps people feel at home.
No matter what move you wish to make in the property market, we can help. If you plan on buying a home in Hornchurch, we can help you find your ideal house. If you want to sell your Hornchurch home, we can arrange a property valuation on your behalf. When it comes to property deals, it is best to call on a local estate agent, which is why you should contact Hunters Hornchurch today.