Thinking about buying a property in Rochford?

Thinking about buying a property in Rochford?

Here is our guide to the essentials of Rochford and links on how to find a mortgage adviser in Rochford.

It contains a bit about the town, property prices, local amenities and how to get mortgage advice in Rochford.

The History of Rochford.

Rochford takes its name from Rochefort, Old English for Ford of the Hunting Dogs.

Southend Airport

Nearby Southend Airport started life as a grass fighter station in World War 1. The site was founded in 1914 when farmland between West barrow Hall and the Great Eastern railway line at Warner’s Bridge was acquired for RFC training purposes.

Southend Airport was officially opened on the site on 18 September 1935. As World War 2 approached it was requisitioned by the Air Ministry in August 1939, for use as a fighter airfield by No.11 Group RAF.

It was returned to civilian service on 31 December 1946.

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The History of the Lesneys Rochford

Until the early 1980’s, the largest employer in Rochford was the Lesneys factory, who manufactured the famous Matchbox miniature die cast models. This factory closed around 1987.

A housing estate was built on this site in the early nighties and remains today.

The Flood of 1953

Rochford flooded in 1953 and the people of Norway gifted several wooden pre-fabricated homes which still stand today on the Ashingdon Road.

Landmarks

Kings Hill, A large detached property in Rochford town centre, was notable for containing the Lawless Court up until the 19th century.

Rochford Hall

This building is partly privately owned by a family which live within the building, along with the golf course who also own a part of it as their clubhouse.

Rochford Hall was the home of Mary Boleyn, a mistress of Henry VIII and possibly the sister of Queen Anne Boleyn, during Mary’s second marriage to Sir William Stafford.

Rochford Lofts

The old boiler chimney originally constructed in 1946 as a boiler house as part of the Rochford Hospital. It stood for fifty years before being converted in 31 apartments.

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Transport

Rochford has two railway stations, both run from Southend Victoria to Liverpool Street station . Southend Airport railway station opened on 18 July 2011.

It also has bus links to the surrounding towns. The Number 7, 8 and 9 service going to both Rayleigh and Southend-on-Sea.

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House prices 2017 Rochford

Rochford has experienced a bumper increase in house prices over the last 3 years, with the average purchase price increasing by 39%.

The average purchase price for flats in Rochford was £152,593.

Whilst semi-detached houses sold for an average price of £306,350.

Detached properties sold for an average price of £448,106.

This brought the average total house price for Rochford in at £314,716. This was up 8% on 2016 and a massive 31% up from 2015 when the average house price for Rochford was just £251,387.

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Schools in Rochford

There are 8 schools listed in Rochford. Find enclosed the details, addresses and links to each website.

Primary Schools in Rochford

Ashingdon Primary Academy

Fambridge Road, Ashingdon, Rochford, Essex, SS4 3LN

01702 202857

admin@ashingdon.essex.sch.uk

https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/ashingdon-primary-academy

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/137378

Canewdon Endowed Primary School

High Street, Canewdon, Rochford, Essex, SS4 3QA

Telephone: 01702 258238

admin@canewdon.essex.sch.uk

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/115091

Holt Farm Junior School

Ashingdon Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1RS

01702 545131

admin@holtfarm-jun.essex.sch.uk

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/141170

Rochford Primary School

6 Ashingdon Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1NJ

01702 544342

admin@rochford.essex.sch.uk

https://www.rochford.essex.sch.uk/

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/140747

Stambridge Primary Academy

Stambridge Road, Stambridge, Rochford, Essex, SS4 2AP

Telephone: 01702 544369

admin@stambridge.essex.sch.uk

Waterman Primary Academy

The Boulevard, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1QF

Telephone: 01702 546237

admin@waterman.essex.sch.uk

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/141715

Infant Schools in Rochford

Holt Farm Infant School

Ashingdon Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1RS

01702 544058

admin@holtfarm-inf.essex.sch.uk

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/114879

Secondary Schools in Rochford

The King Edmund School

Vaughan Close, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1TL

Telephone: 01702 545771

adminoffice@kes.essex.sch.uk

For the latest Ofsted report for the school visit:

https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/136868

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Mortgage & Protection Adviser Rochford

Worried about what would happen to your family if you were not able to care for them?
Whether you own or rent a property in Rochford we can help put a ”Plan B” in-place.

Call or email our Rochford mortgage and protection team at:

0330 400 42 42
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We would love to hear from you.

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