The London region is more diverse then many people imagine. Usually, when people think about it, only the City of London and it's close surrounding area comes to mind but it is actually a vast region that reaches out much further and if you're looking for a home in the region then you shouldn't just focus on the centre but look outwards as well.
The GU postcode area is one of the outer regions of London and covers north-east Hampshire, west Surrey and a section of west Sussex. It's main postal sorting office is at the Jubilee Mail Centre in Hounslow. The Boroughs included here are Guildford, Waverly, East Hampshire, Hart, Rushmoor, Surrey Heath, Bracknell Forest, Woking, Runnymede and Chichester.
It, like all London postcode districts, was developed from 1917 to include smaller areas within each region. It would go from using just GU in it' postcodes to GU1 to GU35, as well as GU46, GU47, GU51, GU52 and the non-geographic postcode GU95 that is used by British Gas for PO box delivery and direct marketing. So in total there are thirty-nine main postcode districts with in the GU area.
GU1 covers Guildford Town Centre, Slyfield and Merrow, which all are within the Borough of Guildford and use the post town address of GUILDFORD. The houses prices in this area are inexpensive which is to bee expected from a region as far from the centre of London as Guildford is. Flats go for around £171,000, £261,000 and £375,000 for one, two and three bedrooms each. Houses range between approximately £181,000 to £634,000, with these two being the prices for a home with one and four bedrooms respectively. Five and six bedroom houses are much more expensive at roughly £1,092,000 and £2,005,000 each.
From the start you should know that the Guildford area has been consistently voted one of the best places to live in the entire UK in various polls that have been conducted over the years. It can boast an abundance of excellent shops, green spaces, schools and homes. Most of the homes here are detached or semi-detached homes with gardens, but there is much more such as cottages, terraces and flats. The more popular, and expensive, places to live are in the south of the area. The wide range of housing allows for many different people to live here. Trains services here allow for easy access to London, including Waterloo Station, with a journey that take just 38 minutes. Road transport is mostly tied to the A3 and it is easy to reach Gatwick and Heathrow airports.
Shopping is something that can be heavily indulged here, with various shopping centres such as The Friary, Turnsgate Square and White Lion Walk, that feature major retail brands, as well as a range of restaurants and cafes. There is also a farmers market that is held once a month. The world class Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex is here and features top facilities for many different sports. There are also numerous theatres, museums, galleries, and various events are held regularly. Open spaces in the area include Stoke Park Gardens, Merrow Down, Sutherland Memorial Park and many more.
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