With access to the countryside and the coast of Essex in one direction, and convenient connection to London via road the public transport, Gidea Park benefits from affluent properties with plenty of greenery – and a range of both rental and for sale properties currently available through Keystones Property.

Why move to Gidea Park?

Not only is Gidea Park ideally located for both work and relaxing, but it benefits from once being regarded as the best place to move for those Londoners who wanted to settle outside of the city. With the influx of movement from the city to Gidea Park, the area benefitted from some high investment in development and infrastructure, not to mention its green spaces and facilities make it a highly convenient and vibrant place to call home.

Things to do in Gidea Park

For those looking to move to Gidea Park, the town is a hub of diverse activity which ranges from cultural experiences to sports, shops, eateries, and more. Lodge Farm Park, Green Flag Park, and Raphael Park are all popular outdoor spaces, while the weekly market and main shopping high street draw locals and residents from further afield on a regular basis.

One of the biggest attractions in Gidea Park is the Havering Museum, which sits on the site of the old Havering Brewery and provides insight into the history of the district.

Property in Gidea Park

Thanks to its long-lived coveted status as a residential and peaceful place to live, without losing access to London, Gidea Park’s average property prices have remained high for years. Over the past twelve months specifically, prices in Gidea Park have sat at an average of £522,945 – with different property types breaking down as follows:

  • Semi-detached properties have sold for an average of £642,222
  • Detached properties have sold for an average of £832,857
  • Flats have sold for an average of £292,950, with flat sales accounting for the majority of recent sales

Sales over the last twelve months to the end of 2022 have increased by 11% compared with pre-pandemic sales in 2019.

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Gidea Park’s closest hospital is the Royal Victoria hospital in Romford.


Gidea Park is very well connected to London, with a direct trainline from the town into London Liverpool Street which takes just under 40 minutes.

Local Hornchurch is on the District line for those who prefer the underground, or you can travel by car via the A12 and A127 which head into London and to the outskirts of Essex and beyond. Stansted airport is half an hour from Gidea Park, and Southend airport is just a 40 minute drive away.

Schools and Education

Gidea Park residents and young people are served by schools in both Gidea Park itself and in the surrounding area of Romford. Those schools closest to Gidea Park itself have all recently been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

As a diverse and exciting place to call home, Gidea Park boasts both high end properties and those that are more affordable – with our team working to match you with your ideal rental property or dream home. For more information and to browse our full collection of listings, visit the Gidea Park page of our website or reach out directly.

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