What is a home?. Itís a place we want to feel secure and be able to relax and be ourselves. The surrounding area is important too because it offers us things to do and can shape our atmosphere and the outlook we have. London can provide everything you need and if youíre looking in the area, you should take a glance at the SL1 postcode district. It is known as the Slough postcode area and it is used within the east Berkshire and the south-east Buckinghamshire. Itís main sorting office is in Slough and it encompasses the Boroughs of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, the eastern part of Bracknell Forest, the south-east of Wycombe most of South Bucks and a part of Chiltern.
Ever since 1917 each London postcode region has been expanded by introducing multiple subdivisions. This was done in order to improve mail delivery, enhance the quality of street signs and make navigation easier and more accurate. There are eleven codes currently being used here, ranging from SL0 to SL9. SL95 is an additional code non-geographic used by Royal Mail for direct marketing purposes, as well as for PO Box addresses. SL1 covers Slough, Burnham, Cippenham, Chalvey, Upton, Littleworth, Salt Hill which are found in the Boroughs of Slough and South Books accordingly.
House prices in the area are average for the London region. Flats start at £123,000 for one bedroom, and increase to £169,100 and £207,400 for two and three bedrooms each. The cheapest houses cost around £148,300, increasing accordingly to £258,000, and £1,516,000 for one, three and six bedrooms respectively. Studio apartments are approximately £99,000, making it the cheapest option for a home.
The area has many things going for it that make it a fine place to live. It has a diverse population, with numerous residents from Asia, Wales, Poland and more making there home here. Many religions are represented with Slough having the highest population of Sikh residents in the country. There are many open spaces in the area including ancient woodland Burnham Beeches that is filmed for in television and movies.
Landmark buildings include manor house; Dorneywood, Grade I listed building Dropmore House, The Mere; that acts as the headquarters for the National Foundation for Educational Research and more. Business is very important here with many offices for major companies such as Nintendo, Black and Decker, CitroŽn, Ferrari, Amazon.co.uk and more. Transport links are strong with most facilities found within Slough.
Sport has a major presence in the area with football teams Slough F., Burnham F. and Cippenham Sports F. all based here but sports such as hockey, rugby and more are represented and the area has a long list of Olympic class athletes. Some of the more notable residents both past and present to live here are businessman Mike Ashley, actor Ricky Gervais, comedians Jimmy Carr and Tracy Ullman, presenter Ulrika Johnson, author Susan Cooper, legendary engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, astronomers John and William Herschel and television icon Gerry Anderson.
If you want to be the next person on this list then you should get in touch with Man and Van. As soon as you call us on 020 3743 9354 weíll give you advice and tell you about our services that include packing, furniture and appliance removal, transport, storage and more
. If youíre unsure we can happily provide a free, no commitment quote. All you have to do is book parking space with South Bucks
councils at both your new and old home so that our vehicles can remain outside while our top team help you move into your new SL1 home.