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5 things to know before moving to Wokingham

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5 things to know before moving to Wokingham

Located just under an hour and a half drive from London, Wokingham is an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the capital. In previous years, Wokingham has been voted as one of the best places to live in the UK by the Halifax Quality of Life survey and named the most prosperous place to live in the UK according to Legatum Institute’s 2021 living conditions report. If you’re considering living in the historic market town, check out these 5 things to know before moving to Wokingham

5 things to know before moving to Wokingham

 

Located just under an hour and a half drive from London, Wokingham is an ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the capital. In previous years, Wokingham has been voted as one of the best places to live in the UK by the Halifax Quality of Life survey and named the most prosperous place to live in the UK according to Legatum Institute’s 2021 living conditions report. If you’re considering living in the historic market town, check out these 5 things to know before moving to Wokingham

 

Wokingham is great for families 

If you’re moving out of London, then Wokingham, with its excellent choice of primary schools, secondary schools and colleges, is great for families. Many of the schools in Wokingham boast Ofsted’s ‘Outstanding’ status, including Emmbrook Infant School and St Paul’s CofE Junior School. Wokingham and the surrounding area also offer a lot of family fun activities and things to do, including swimming at Carnival Pool or exploring 100 acres of California Country Park. 

 

Wokingham has a beautiful countryside 

A market town in Berkshire, Wokingham is surrounded by nature and benefits from easy access to the beautiful countryside. For many residents, Wokingham offers a pleasant work/life balance away from the busyness of London. Discover rolling green fields, lush woodlands, country pubs in the picturesque village of Finchampstead and the National Trust Finchampstead Ridges with views across to Hogsback Ridge in Surrey. 

 

There’s plenty to do in Wokingham

As well as glorious countryside and country parks, Wokingham also boasts a great range of local amenities. There’s plenty to do in Wokingham, whether you’re a young professional or a family with young children. Regeneration in the area has improved the shopping experience in Wokingham town centre. There are also plenty of cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy a bite to eat and recharge. If you like to keep active, there is a wide choice of Wokingham leisure centres and playing fields, including Barkham Road Recreation Ground and Pinewood Leisure Centre. 

 

Wokingham has excellent transport links 

Wokingham has excellent transport links by road and railway and is perfectly located for commuters who live in Wokingham and travel into Central London for work. From Wokingham Station, you can reach Waterloo Station (London) directly in less than 1hr and 25 minutes using the South West Railway line. Commuters can also reach London’s Paddington Station in less than an hour via Reading Station. Wokingham also benefits from excellent road transport links with easy access to the M4 and the A329(M) connecting London to South Wales via Reading. Basingstoke, Maidenhead, Farnborough and Guildford are all also within easy reach. 

 

Wokingham offers industry-leading self-storage

If you’re moving to Wokingham, you also need to know about the industry-leading self-storage solutions available at SureStore. Our self-storage facility in Wokingham offers secure storage units for home storage and business storage purposes. So, whether you’re living in Wokingham and need storage while you declutter or move home, or you’re a local Wokingham business with excess stock, we’ve got the perfect self-storage solution. We also offer Drive-Up Storage in Wokingham, Office space in Wokingham, Trade Counters in Wokingham and Van Hire in Wokingham. 

 

Choose SureStore self-storage in Wokingham and receive up to 50% off storage for the first 8 weeks.To book affordable self-storage at SureStore Wokingham, call our friendly self-storage experts on 01183345590 or use our ‘Get A Quote Now’ service for a further 5% discount. Find SureStore Wokingham at Molly Millars Lane, Wokingham, RG41 2QJ.

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