Redrow - Archers Park, ME10
Located in the popular and thriving town of Sittingbourne, Archers Park is undoubtedly one of our most diverse and exciting developments. Along with our range of 3,4 and 5 bedroom family houses, we also offer luxurious and elegant 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. This means that whatever your family size, budget or requirements, you can find a new home that is perfectly suited to you.
The local cinema is the New Century on Crown Lane Quay, which screens all the latest films catering to the whole family. The popular Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club is just three miles away from our development, putting a peaceful retreat to the green within very easy reach. Upchurch River Valley golf course and Sittingbourne Golf Centre are similarly conveniently located. Swallows Leisure Centre is a little more than one mile from Archers Park. It has a swimming pool, fitness centre, children’s adventure play area and a wide range of sports clubs, including fencing, trampolining and various martial arts.
There are a number of schools of all levels in the area. For the youngest children, the closest one to Archers Park is the Grove Park Community Primary School. There are also several secondary schools, including the Sittingbourne Community College, Fulston Manor School, The Westlands School and two grammar schools: the Borden Grammar School for Boys and the Highstead Grammar School for Girls. These schools use the Kent Test, a form of eleven-plus exam for entry. Adult education opportunities can also be found at the Sittingbourne Adult Education Centre.
With a thriving high street as well as larger retail developments, Sittingbourne has plenty to offer. The Forum Shopping Centre includes many big high street names, including New Look, Game, Specsavers, Thomas Cook, Clintons and a Tesco Extra. Sittingbourne Retail Park is home to many more shops, as well as food outlets including KFC and Pizza Hut. The towns of Maidstone and Gillingham are less than 15 miles away for a change of environment and greater variety of shops. Of course, London and all of its flagship stores are easily accessed by road and rail.
Situated in the South East of England, Sittingbourne is ideally placed for access to the coast, the countryside and to London itself too. By road, Sittingbourne is within easy reach of both the M20 and the M2, connecting the area to the M25 and all the many routes this makes available. Between Sheerness and Maidstone to the west is the A249, which also runs very close to Sittingbourne and creates a link to the South West. Bus services run regularly, provided by Arriva Southern Counties, but for most people the main transport service for the town is its railway. Trains to Sittingbourne station from London take one hour and five minutes. Nearby Faversham also has the new HS1 service connecting directly to London St Pancras.
How to get there: From M2: At junction 5 take the A249 exit to Sittingbourne/Sheerness, sharp left on to Maidstone Road/A249 and continue to follow A249, take the exit toward Bobbing, at the roundabout take the third exit on to B2006, the development will be located on the right in 0.3 miles. From M20: At junction 7 take the A249 exit to Maidstone/Sittingbourne/Sheerness, at the roundabout take the third exit on to Sittingbourne Road/A249, continue to follow A249 going through one roundabout, take the exit toward Bobbing, at the roundabout take the third exit on to B2006, the development will be located on the right in 0.3 miles.