Living in Slough: The future is almost here...

Community Benefits  |  12 July 2017

There is much planned for the future of Slough. The regeneration of the town centre, the highly anticipated Crossrail arrival, and the creation of leisure, learning and recreational spaces are just part of the area’s overall improvement project. And for those looking for residential space, there will also be a great number of new homes for sale. Slough and all that it currently has and will have to offer include greater opportunities for growth, increased well-being and somewhere that residents and visitors alike will embrace being a part of.


Slough’s history 

With all that’s due to arrive in this part of Berkshire, those searching for homes for sale in Slough will find it to be an area that is rich in trade, diversity and history. With the highest number of global corporate headquarters outside of London, Slough’s economic growth is forward-looking. Its population - as one of the most ethnically diverse areas in the country - is also progressive. And the area’s history, which dates back to 1195, is full of tales of the centuries after this, including how part of its agricultural land was used as a military vehicle repair depot during the First World War.


There’s always more to discover about Slough

Thanks to its easily accessible location, homes for sale in Slough are in demand among those seeking a home in the south east. The area offers a good number of schools for all ages, so growing families and those moving into the area will have their educational needs met. The extensive, and growing, rail network means easy commutes to the surrounding Berkshire area and central London. And swift access to a number of roads, including the M4, M40 and M25 make reaching the counties of Essex, Kent and beyond easy too.


But there’s more to the town than just a postcode. More good news for people looking for properties in Slough, you will discover a whole range of activities to enjoy, places to visit and cuisines to try. There are numerous places to share a quick bite to eat or a meal with family or friends. Theatres and a multi-screen cinema are within easy reach and if you are seeking some retail therapy, the town’s main shopping centre - Queensmere Observatory - offers a vast array of high street names and independent retailers along with cafes and restaurants.


Slough’s leisure scene also has a lot to offer, with significant investment currently taking place, work is already underway to deliver a new leisure center and ice arena. The beautiful setting of Upton Court Park is also well worth a visit, or, if you are in search of some genuine peace and tranquility, a leisurely stroll alongside the Grand Union Canal is the place for you. Stretching more than 135 miles between London and Birmingham, the small but pleasant amount of water that Slough gets to claim as its own is an ideal place to clear minds and stretch legs.


Slough is moving swiftly towards offering something new and different. If it’s somewhere that you’ve not truly considered before, now is the time to rethink it; Slough really is a great place to call home.