Persimmon Homes - Urban Central, RM17
Enjoy urban living at its best
Our new aptly-named development is located in the urban heart of Grays, Essex and will offer a range of two, three and four bedroom homes.
- Just a short walk to Grays train station
- Choice of 2,3 and 4 bedroom homes
- London Fenchurch Street can be reached by train in 39 minutes
- Lakeside Shopping Centre is just under 3 miles
- Easy access to the M25 and A13 with its direct route to central London
- Local parks and green open spaces nearby
Grays is the largest town in the borough of Thurrock, enjoying easy access to both Kent and Essex via the M25 motorway and Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. Just 20 miles to the east of London, on the north bank of the River Thames and 2 miles east of the M25 motorway, it's easy to see why it's become a popular place to live. With good affordability and convenience, Grays is an ideal location for young professionals, first time buyers and growing families.Everything you need is close to home
Living at Urban Central means you'll have everything you need right on your doorstep. In Grays and nearby Thurrock you'll find entertainment venues to suit every taste and pocket, from cinemas, restaurants and bars to theatre, cabaret and clubs, as well as an exciting round of annual events to enjoy. The town's bustling high street is just a short walk from the development and a large Morrisons is on hand for your weekly shop. And, just over two miles away, Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is one of the largest complexes in Europe, will satisfy the most ardent shopper!
Fitness enthusiasts are spoilt for choice as the borough's leisure centres boast a wide range of facilities and, in addition, there are watersports and motorsports centres in the area. During certain weeks of the year you can also take a trip on a paddle steamer to London and the East Anglia and Kent coasts or cruise the Thames on the MV Princess Pocahontas.Plenty to do out and about
If you're looking for open spaces for activities such as cycling, picnics or perhaps just a leisurely stroll, there are several parks close by, including Belhus Woods Country Park, which has its own golf club. Chafford Gorges Nature Park is also easily accessible with its 200 acres of green space for both local residents and wildlife to enjoy.
There are also two local parks: Grays Town Park located in the centre of Grays which boasts a large grassy open space, children's play area and basketball and tennis courts, plus the popular Grays Beach Riverside Park. Overlooking the Thames, this much-visited park includes a sand pit play area, skate ramp, aerial zip-line, multi-use ball court and a large open grass field, perfect for picnics.
With its convenient location, excellent transport links, keenly-priced homes and plentiful local amenities, Urban Central could be your ideal place to call home.Arrange an appointment find out more information about this much-anticipated new development.
Fitness enthusiasts are spoilt for choice as the borough's leisure centres boast a wide range of facilities and in addition there are watersports and motorsports centres in the area. During certain weeks of the year, you can take a trip on a paddle steamer to London and the East Anglia and Kent coasts or cruise the Thames on the MV Princess Pocahontas.Thurrock has entertainment venues to suit every taste and pocket from cinemas, bingo, restaurants and bars, theatre, cabaret and clubs as well as an exciting round of annual events to enjoy.
There is a large variety of shops in Thurrock, from Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is one of the largest complexes in Europe, to village shops and markets.
The borough's town shopping centres provide a wide range of family-run and high street brand-name retailers.
Transport links from Urban Central are fantastic with Grays train station just a short walk from the development. It's on the London, Tilbury and Southend line with speedy journey times into London Fenchurch Street of just 39 minutes – ideal for commuting.
If you're travelling by car, you'll find the road links good too - you'll have easy access to the M25 and the A13 with its direct route into London city centre. Local bus services are also excellent with direct connections to London and Lakeside Shopping Centre.
For destinations further afield, the airports of London City, Stansted and Gatwick are all conveniently located with their vast array of national and international destinations.
Approximate travel distance by car to:
Grays train station: 0.2 miles
Lakeside Shopping Centre: 2.6 miles
London City airport: 17 miles
London city centre: 23.2 miles
Stansted airport: 38.2 miles
Gatwick airport: 40 miles
Head south on London Orbital Motorway and at junction 30/31, use the left lane to take the A13 exit to Dagenham/Tilbury/Thurrock.
At the roundabout, take the first exit onto the A13 slip road to Tilbury/Basildon/Grays/Thurrock (Lakeside, follow A1012 to London Road/A126 in Grays.
Images depict typical Persimmon Homes house type. All room dimensions are subject to +/- 50mm tolerance. This information is for guidance only and does not form any part of any contract or constitute a warranty. All information correct at time of publication and is subject to change. Please check specification by contacting the development directly.