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What is it like to live in Bracknell Forest?
This affluent Berkshire district offers a high standard of living with low employment and high life expectancy, as well as proximity to the Thames Valley.
The price of properties in Bracknell is rising rapidly due to its convenient proximity to London. Large-scale developments of new houses are aplenty in the town centre, modernising it considerably. Elsewhere in the idyllic villages surrounding Bracknell, houses are both affordable and quaint.
Bracknell Forest is also known for its excellent independent and state schools, many of which are Church of England and Catholic faith.
How much does it cost to live in Bracknell?
- The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Bracknell is £850 pcm, compared to £1,662 pcm in central London.
- The cost of living for a single person in Bracknell is £631 pcm, compared to £772 pcm in London.
How long does it take to get to London and Reading?
- The journey from Bracknell to London Waterloo Station by train takes 1 hour and 2 minutes.
- The journey from Bracknell to Reading Station by train takes just 22 minutes.
What are the schools like in Bracknell Forest?
Of the 37 registered schools in the Bracknell Forest area:
- 3 were rated outstanding in their last OFSTED inspection, 14 were good and 8 require improvement
- 8 are academies, 20 are maintained schools, 6 are independent, 2 are special educational needs schools and 1 is a college
- 31 are primary schools, 11 are secondary schools and 9 are schools for those aged 16-18
- 27 schools have no religious character and 10 are Christian faith schools, (8 are Church of England, 2 Roman Catholic)
Why choose teaching jobs in Bracknell Forest?
- Bracknell Forest offers residents a desirable rural lifestyle.
- Within an hour’s commute to London with convenient proximity to other cities such as Reading.
- Properties are affordable compared to London prices and they make for good investments.
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