Persimmon Homes


With easy access to the capital of London and the countryside, a new house in Rainham offers that sought-after life balance. One of East London’s most popular suburbs, the area features a historic village centre and riverside walks by the Thames. Also part of the exciting Thames Gateway redevelopment scheme, it's easy to see it's new base appeal. 

Buying a new build in Rainham

A money and time-saving choice, new homes provide you with high energy efficiency.  This makes your home easy to heat in the colder months, is better for the environment and reduces your monthly bills.

Living in Rainham

Everything you need

A family-friendly place to create your new base, in the conservation area there’s a picturesque high street that’s full of heritage, and plenty of green space to enjoy around the town too. As well as the independent shops, there’s also a good choice of well-known supermarket brands available. 

The popular Lakeside Shopping Centre at Grays – one of the largest in the UK – is under a 15-minute drive away, and also provides you with entertainment and restaurants. Plus, the Bluewater Shopping Centre is just across the Thames at Greenhithe.

Well connected

By car, the A13 is the key route into the capital via Dagenham, and to the east, it takes you all the way to Basildon via Grays. There’s also a good link to the M25 if you join the A282 at Purfleet, and that route also connects you with the A12 for Chelmsford, Colchester, and northeast Essex. 

Rainham is in Zone 6 of the Oyster Zone, on the London, Tilbury and Southend Line – and trains into the city take approximately 25 minutes. For international travel, It’s just 10 miles to London City Airport, where there are 45 destinations to choose from.

Ideal for nature lovers

There are lovely open spaces in and around Rainham for all ages to enjoy. Spring Farm Park, Ingrebourne Hill Country Park and RSPB Rainham Marshes are local favourites. The Belhus Woods Country Park includes woodland, a play area, meadows and lakes within its 300-acre site.

Start your new build journey

Choosing your new home is one of the biggest decisions in life. Our mission is to make that journey easy and your dream home a reality. To take that next step, chat with our team today. To explore more locations near Rainham, browse our other new-build housing developments below, including Broomfield, Harlow and more…