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Our new aptly-named development is located in the urban heart of Grays, Essex and will offer a range of two, three and four bedroom homes.
Grays is the largest town in the borough of Thurrock, enjoying easy access to both Kent and Essex via the M25 motorway and Queen Elizabeth II Bridge. Just 20 miles to the east of London, on the north bank of the River Thames and 2 miles east of the M25 motorway, it’s easy to see why it’s become a popular place to live. With good affordability and convenience, Grays is an ideal location for young professionals, first time buyers and growing families.
Living at Urban Central means you’ll have everything you need right on your doorstep. In Grays and nearby Thurrock you’ll find entertainment venues to suit every taste and pocket, from cinemas, restaurants and bars to theatre, cabaret and clubs, as well as an exciting round of annual events to enjoy. The town’s bustling high street is just a short walk from the development and a large Morrisons is on hand for your weekly shop. And, just over two miles away, Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is one of the largest complexes in Europe, will satisfy the most ardent shopper!
Fitness enthusiasts are spoilt for choice as the borough's leisure centres boast a wide range of facilities and, in addition, there are watersports and motorsports centres in the area. During certain weeks of the year you can also take a trip on a paddle steamer to London and the East Anglia and Kent coasts or cruise the Thames on the MV Princess Pocahontas.
If you’re looking for open spaces for activities such as cycling, picnics or perhaps just a leisurely stroll, there are several parks close by, including Belhus Woods Country Park, which has its own golf club. Chafford Gorges Nature Park is also easily accessible with its 200 acres of green space for both local residents and wildlife to enjoy.
There are also two local parks: Grays Town Park located in the centre of Grays which boasts a large grassy open space, children’s play area and basketball and tennis courts, plus the popular Grays Beach Riverside Park. Overlooking the Thames, this much-visited park includes a sand pit play area, skate ramp, aerial zip-line, multi-use ball court and a large open grass field, perfect for picnics.
With its convenient location, excellent transport links, keenly-priced homes and plentiful local amenities, Urban Central could be your ideal place to call home.
One of the best things about buying a new home is that you can choose to personalise it to make it yours from the day you move in.
Once your plot is reserved, you can start adding your own style and personality to every room with our range of styling options, upgrades and additional fixtures. This is your chance to visualise your perfect living space and create your very own dream home from day one.
Your choices will be added to your home at various stages of the build process, meaning the earlier you reserve your plot, the greater the selection available to you.
What would you choose from our Finishing Touches brochure?
4 bedroom semi detached house
2 bedroom flat
1 bedroom flat
2 bedroom end terrace house
3 bedroom semi detached house
3 bedroom end terrace house
3 bedroom mid terrace house
3 bedroom detached house
4 bedroom detached house
The closest town to this development is Thurrock, which is the gateway to London with easy access to both Kent and Essex via the M25 motorway and Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
If you would like to know more about Grays, please call 01375 808 418 and we will be happy to tell you more.
Head south on London Orbital Motorway and at junction 30/31, use the left lane to take the A13 exit to Dagenham/Tilbury/Thurrock.
At the roundabout, take the first exit onto the A13 slip road to Tilbury/Basildon/Grays/Thurrock (Lakeside, follow A1012 to London Road/A126 in Grays.
There is a large variety of shops in Thurrock, from Lakeside Shopping Centre, which is one of the largest complexes in Europe, to village shops and markets.
The borough's town shopping centres provide a wide range of family-run and high street brand-name retailers.
Fitness enthusiasts are spoilt for choice as the borough's leisure centres boast a wide range of facilities and in addition there are watersports and motorsports centres in the area.
Thurrock has entertainment venues to suit every taste and pocket from cinemas, bingo, restaurants and bars, theatre, cabaret and clubs as well as an exciting round of annual events to enjoy.
Transport links from Urban Central are fantastic with Grays train station just a short walk from the development. It’s on the London, Tilbury and Southend line with speedy journey times into London Fenchurch Street of just 39 minutes – ideal for commuting.
If you’re travelling by car, you’ll find the road links good too - you’ll have easy access to the M25 and the A13 with its direct route into London city centre. Local bus services are also excellent with direct connections to London and Lakeside Shopping Centre.
For destinations further afield, the airports of London City, Stansted and Gatwick are all conveniently located with their vast array of national and international destinations.
Images shown are for illustrative purposes only. Elevations and treatments may vary.
The prices shown are correct at the time of being published but are subject to change without prior notice, please contact our Marketing Suite for accurate price information.
Site layouts are intended for illustrative purposes only, and may be subject to change, for example, in response to market demand, ground conditions or technical and planning reasons. Trees, planting and public open space shown are indicative, actual numbers and positions may vary. Site plans does not form any part of a warranty or contract. Further information is available from a site sales advisor.
The dimensions shown are approximate and the precise measurements may vary.
For full details on the HM Government-backed Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme please visit www.helptobuy.gov.uk.
Every effort has been taken to ensure the information provided here is accurate however, particulars regarding local amenities and their distances are for general guidance only. Where schools and other educational facilities are mentioned they are intended to highlight their distance from the development and don’t represent a guarantee of admission or eligibility. Travel times and distances assume journeys are made by car. Times are likely to vary according to travel conditions and time of day.
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