Redrow - Priory Gate, SG14
Situated right beside the station, with direct trains to London in under an hour, Priory Gate is perfect for commuters who have to work in London but don’t want to live there. This easy access gives you the best of both worlds, with the city easily accessible, while you enjoy a gentler pace of life in a traditional Home Counties county town.
It’s the perfect location for our one and two bedroom apartments and four bedroom family homes, because you’ll find everything you need right on your doorstep, from schools to shopping, countryside to castles. Make your home in Hertford and enjoy a better quality of life.
With Hertford town centre within walking distance of Priory Gate, there is plenty to keep you amused and entertained. Hertford Theatre has a varied programme of live productions and major cinema releases, while the Corn Exchange hosts live music and comedy. Several pubs in town also feature live bands, including venues such as The Blackbirds and the Duncombe Arms. For sports, you’ll find a range of facilities, including a swimming pool, at Hartham Leisure Centre, with golf available at nearby Chadwell Springs Golf Course, or the magnificent Hanbury Manor Golf and Country Club. There’s also plenty of open countryside to explore, including extensive woodlands to the south of the town such as Northaw Great Wood Country Park.
Hertford boasts no less than 33 nurseries, primary schools and secondary schools, all within easy reach of the development. For the littlest, you’ll find Right Track Nursery right next door to the development, providing welcome extra convenience in your busy day. Older children can choose from eight infants schools, including nearby Abel Smith School, while senior pupils have a selection of superb specialist schools to choose from, including Richard Hale School (for sciences), Simon Balle School (for humanities) and The Sele School (for sports and the performing arts).
Hertford is renowned for its superb selection of quirky independent shops, many of which have been trading in the town for decades. Check out Birchley Green Shopping Centre for a blend of national names and local specialists. The town centre is also pedestrianised, allowing you to wander safely between the many fascinating streets, such as Fore Street, Railway Street and Bull Plain. For a wider choice of big high street names, simply hop on a train next door to the development and you’ll be in the heart of London in under an hour, with everything from Oxford Street to Carnaby street to choose from.
Apart from the Hertford East Station, on your doorstep, speeding you to Liverpool Street in just 51minutes at peak time, the town also has a second station at Hertford North, with trains to Moorgate and Kings Cross, both taking around three quarters of an hour. With everything right on your doorstep, you don’t really need a car at Priory Gate, but if you do choose to drive, you’ll find Hertford is well connected, with the M11 just 13 miles east, the A1M just 8 miles west and the M25 just 10 miles to the south. Stanstead and Luton Airports are both just 20 miles away, but again you don’t need a car as there is a direct coach to both from the nearby Tesco superstore.
The nearest doctors is Ware Road Surgery, with dentists also available on Ware Road at Dental Healthcare.