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

Hockley Woods

Ancient deciduous woodland spanning over 320 acres.


Plumberow Mount

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.


Hockley Spa

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)

Hockley station
Station Approach

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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Mortgage Adviser Hockley


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

Telephone: 01702202571

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Plumberow Primary Academy

Hamilton Gardens, Hockley, Essex, SS5 5BX

Telephone: 01702203741

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Riverside Primary School

Ferry Road, Hullbridge, Hockley, Essex, SS5 6ND

Telephone: 01702230911

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Westering Primary Academy

Sunny Road, Hawkwell, Hockley, Essex, SS5 4NZ

Telephone: 01702205511

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Whether you own or rent a property in Hockley we can help put a ”Plan B” in-place.

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0330 400 42 42

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