From its city connections and local amenities, to the nearby green spaces and river walks, it’s no wonder so many people choose to move to Ashford.
As well as its easy links to central London, The Gate House is only a 10 minute drive away from the employment hubs of Heathrow Airport and Staines-upon-Thames. These locations attract a network of industries who benefit from the infrastructure of the surrounding area and its vibrant community.
One of the main attractions of Ashford and the surrounding area for young families is the excellent choice of schools:
|Ashford C of E Primary School||2 mins|
|Echelford Primary School||2 mins|
|St James Boys School (private)||5 mins|
|Thomas Knyvett College||6 mins|
|Ashford Park Primary School||8 mins|
|Staines Preparatory School (private)||8 mins|
*All times are approx driving times
With a blend of shops, bars and cafés, Ashford town centre offers much of what you’ll need for everyday life. Staines-upon-Thames’ shopping centre is also only 5 minutes away by car and larger supermarkets can be found just a few miles away. Nearby Kingston is worth a visit if you’re shopping for bigger brands.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the City, there’s miles of Thames riverside to be explored, along with plenty of green spaces. Richmond-upon-Thames is just down the road and Hampton Court is only a 15 minute drive away. Bedfont Lakes Country Park and Bushy Park offer a perfect opportunity for a stroll, cycle or a picnic with friends - all just a few minutes away from The Gate House.