Thatcham is one of the most historic towns in England. It holds the Guinness World Record as the oldest continuously inhabited place in Britain. It was home to settlers as far back as 10,000 BC, according to important archaeological finds.
Besides its history, the area is highly desirable thanks to its mainline train service direct into London Paddington and its easy access to the M4. As ‘The Growth Town of West Berkshire’, Thatcham continues to welcome new residents to the area, with a mixed demographic of families, working professionals, and a retirement community that’s rising in popularity.
The wide range of results turned up in Thatcham property search caters to this mixed demographic; an extensive selection of both semi-detached and detached houses can be found along with attractive blocks of flats and pretty bungalows.
The area is home to a number of big employers, including the Vodafone HQ, Bayer, Striker and Atomic Weapons Establishment, all of whom bring in investment and growth to the region. Couple this with some good schools, picturesque countryside, a local market on Fridays and fantastic community activities like the Thatcham Carnival and the Festival of Arts & Leisure, and it’s easy to understand why the area is popular.