Bromsgrove rated third best commuter town
Mon, Mar 05, 2018
Research from the first quarter of 2018 shows that Bromsgrove was ranked 3rd in the Top Ten Commuter Towns*, based on property growth figures
Swanley in Kent was identified as Britain’s number one commuter town. The town has seen prices increase by almost 11% over the past year. And Dursley, in the Cotswolds second with 9.71% growth.
The Midlands dominated the rankings, with three commuter towns close to Birmingham all in the top 10, Bromsgrove, Atherstone and Warwick. Bromsgrove, ranked 3rd, is around 30 minutes by train from Birmingham and property prices have risen by 9.61% to an average of £301,384. For residents, this means it could take just 16 days to offset their annual rail travel costs!
Even better, Bromsgrove is only 2 miles from the M42 motorway and 3 miles from the M5. It also has a newly modernised railway station with excellent links to both Birmingham and Worcester.
The town also boasts extensive investment in retail; with building work underway on a new shopping village (opening November 2018), the recently opened Waitrose supermarket, and a wide variety of facilities including, restaurants, health clubs and a golf club.
The surrounding Worcestershire countryside is home to desirable villages such as Barnt Green, Belbroughton and Chaddesley Corbett. All offering modern traditional village lifestyles with excellent first schools, pubs, post offices and shops.