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Settled in the suitably named Royal Berkshire, the market town of Thatcham is under an hour’s drive from Windsor Castle and The Great Park. London is also accessible within an hour and a half – making it an ideal new-home commuter base.

The benefits of a new build in Thatcham

A money and time saving choice, a new-build home is high in energy efficiency. Making the colder months more cosy and your monthly bills a little lighter. A blank canvas, a new house is also the perfect option for interior design enthusiasts. 

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Living in Thatcham

Everyday amenities

With all the everyday amenities that you need, including well-known supermarkets, Thatcham has a wealth of local pubs and restaurants too. 

The neighbouring market town of Newbury also offers a wide range of facilities and amenities, and the business hub of Reading is under an hour’s drive away.  

For growing families, the area features 10 schools, including the Kennet Secondary school which has previously scored as ‘outstanding’.

A semi-rural commuter base

The M4 borders Thatcham to the north, connecting Wiltshire and Oxfordshire in the west, and to London and Heathrow via Reading. You also have the A3 that offers a direct route to Southampton and the South Coast. 

Thatcham train station provides numerous routes, including journeys to central London that take around an hour and a half. 

For international travel, Heathrow and Gatwick Airport are both approximately an hour by car.

A beautiful county to call home

From the tradition of the Newbury Races to the family fun of Legoland, Berkshire has it all. 

The River Thames is under half an hour’s drive away from the town centre, so you’re within easy reach of riverside walks. And the surrounding countryside includes the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the ancient Ridgeway National Trail.

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 to our team today.

To explore more locations near Thatcham, browse our other new housing developments below, including Reading, Winnersh and more…