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A popular, modern town with a vibrant atmosphere, Dartford in Kent is perfectly placed for commuters travelling to Greater London. Close to the River Thames, its wealth of amenities and entertainment provides that sought-after life balance – making it an ideal new-home location.


New-build homes in Dartford

A money and time saving choice that matches the modern living Dartford Has to offer, new houses are an option that provide high energy efficiency. Which means lower monthly bills and a reduced impact on the environment, so you get all-round peace of mind and more freedom to enjoy all that Dartford has to offer.

Living in Dartford

Kent: the Garden of England

Settled within the county of Kent, known as the ‘Garden of England’, Dartford has easy access to its Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Blessed with many green open spaces, you can enjoy relaxing riverside walks along the Darent and beautiful seasonal flower displays at Central Park. 

Plus, Hesketh Park is home to a range of sporting facilities, a children’s playground and stunning gardens. You can also enjoy the wealth of birds and other wildlife at Rainham Marshes nature reserve, or try various activities at Shorne Woods Country Park.

Well connected

With its excellent transport infrastructure, the town is connected to the M25 motorway that provides good links to the rest of the UK. Plus, you have easy access to the M20 and a number of A roads,  meaning easy road connections to Greater London and beyond.

Ideal for London commuters, the town also enjoys a range of public transport options, including excellent train and bus services. For travel by rail, Slade Green, Dartford and Stone Crossing station provide frequent and quick journeys to London and the surrounding areas. A major interchange station on the mainline network, it takes just an hour to arrive in the centre of London. 

And when you want to travel abroad, you have a choice of airports: with London City Airport, Southend Airport and Gatwick Airport all approximately an hour’s drive away.

A family-friendly shopping haven

A shopper’s paradise, Dartford offers an incredible selection of shopping areas, including destination shopping complexes. In the town you’ll also find a lively, family-friendly entertainment and culture scene, including theatres, sports events and live music. 

Together with a range of museums, cinemas, art galleries, trendy restaurants, bars and cafes, there’s an impressive collection of sport and leisure facilities. From water sports to a round of golf, including its very own skate park, there’s something for everyone. 

For education, you’ll find an impressive choice in and around Dartford, including eight schools that have been previously rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted – these include Dartford Grammar School, Brent Primary School and Hartley Primary Academy.

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.

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