Thinking about buying a property in Hockley?
Here is our guide to the essentials of Hockley.
It contains a bit about the town, property prices, local amenities and how to get mortgage advice in Hockley.
The History of Hockley
Hockley is an Anglo Saxon word meaning a small hill and today there is still a large wooded area named Hockley Wood.
The 2011 census showed 9,616 residence.
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Landmarks of Hockley
Ancient deciduous woodland spanning over 320 acres.
This is a burial mound, it is around 14 feet high and 76 feet wide with a flattened top. It was excavated in 1913 but very little was found.
Originated in 1838 when Robert Clay found a medical spring. In 1842 a Spa building was built around it by John Lockyer.
Transport links Hockley
Hockley Train Station (HOC)
Opened in 1889 this line runs from London Liverpool Street to Southend. It is 36 miles long and the approximate travel time from Hockley to Liverpool Street is 46 minutes.
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House prices 2017 Hockley
Hockley has experienced a modest increase in house prices over the last 3 years, with the average purchase price increasing by 14%.
The average purchase price for flats in Hockley was £189,346
Terrace houses in Hockley fetched an average of £299,966
Whilst semi-detached houses sold for an average price of £342,659
Detached properties sold for an average price of £505,747
This brought the average total house price for Hockley in at £400,497. This was up 3% on 2016 and 11% up from 2015 when the average house price for Hockley was just £360,364
The most expensive house sale of 2017 in Hockley
5, Bullwood Road, Hockley, Essex SS5 4RA
|£745,000||Detached, Freehold, Residential||19 Dec 2017||5 bedrooms|
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Schools in Hockley
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There are 4 schools listed in Hockley. Find enclosed the details, addresses and links to each website.
Greensward Academy Secondary School
Greensward Lane, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5HG
Latest Ofsted report: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/23/135652
Plumberow Primary Academy
Hamilton Gardens, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5BX
Latest Ofsted report: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/137381
Riverside Primary School
Ferry Road, Hullbridge, Hockley, Essex, SS5 6ND
Latest Ofsted report: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/135903
Westering Primary Academy
Sunny Road, Hawkwell, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4NZ
Latest Ofsted report: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/21/137405
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