Living and working in Thurrock

Local housing

Considering its location, Thurrock's housing is remarkably affordable. Whether you are looking for new-build homes in one of Thurrock's new towns such as Chafford Hundred and Purfleet or the picturesque Timber framed houses of Corringham, you will easily find your new home in Thurrock.

2016 average prices

Average house prices throughout Thurrock in 2016 are significantly lower than those in nearby London. These include £225,694 in Grays, £166,492 in Purfleet, £240,879 in Aveley and £194,377 in West Thurrock. These pale into insignificance compared to the rising average in London of £531,000.

It is this huge difference in prices as well as the surrounding Green Belt areas and excellent transport links that make Thurrock a top destination for Londoners fleeing the capital. This is especially true of first-time buyers looking to escape the increasingly unaffordable prices in London.

New developments

Developments over the next decade will see Thurrock's housing stock increase significantly, with up to 14,000 new homes being built across a number of different locations. This will provide Thurrock's residents with an enviable wealth of choice in many of our towns and villages.