Ebbsfleet Valley, Kent
Ebbsfleet Valley is in the borough of Gravesham, in Kent. Ebbsfleet has a long history, however since 2005 the landscape has undergone developments transform the, Ebbsfleet Valley village, new railway and international train station will help to improve transport. By 2010, Ebbsfleet will be an important and major link for Kent, London and Europe, even more so for travel in the 2012 Olympics. The local areas surrounding Ebbsfleet Valley will have lots of parks and lakes for boating or fishing, very typical to this part of Kent. Among the change was the local football team renamed to "Ebbsfleet United".
The map below shows the location of Ebbsfleet Valley near the new Eurostar station; opened 14th November 2007. Domestic services for Ebbsfleet International are due to commence in December 2009. At present, plans for the Crossrail link, will be from Maidenhead, west of London to Abbey Wood and Shenfield east of London in Kent, however a new plan may include an extension to Ebbsfleet. Commuters could interchange at Ebbsfleet for Heathrow, Tottenham Court Road, Paddington and Liverpool Street on this line.
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Eurostar train tickets Ebbsfleet | Ebbsfleet International station offers trains to all the various main stations, including Brussels (Belgium), Paris, Avignon, Tours, Nice and Lille in France. Although non direct trains will travel as far as Spain, Italy, Germany, Netherlands and Luxemburg!
Ofcom have approved BT's plans to roll-out super-fast broadband infrastructure at Ebbsfleet Valley. BT projected costs to install the new fibre lines is a staggering £1.5bn.
Countryside Properties and Land Securities developed the land, now evolving into Ebbsfleet Valley and the first properties will be available at Springhead Park (this year mid - end 2009). On 21st – 22nd March 2009 the gates of Ebbsfleet Valley will be open to first prospective customers looking for new homes and investment property.
From 11am to 4pm guests will attend the sales and marketing suite on Springhead Road, the viewing will include exclusive tour of Penn Green, the new landscaped central park, a three-bedroom show home and new show apartment.
Visitors have the opportunity to view the new areas and brand new homes, priced at the best value as they are so close to Ebbsfleet International station, that has a 17 minute connection to London St Pancras International station from late 2009.
Springhead Park will have 600 properties:
The houses will be centred around a large two and half acre park Penn Green (approximately the size of a football pitch) and a new 15 acre park which will run around the edge of development, along with a community centre, a place of worship and a doctor’s surgery.
Ian Hepworth, Sales Director for Countryside Properties commented: “The open weekend is an ideal opportunity for prospective buyers to come and have a look at the fantastic properties and buying options available to them at Springhead Park. Too often customers are scared off by media reports and the truth of the matter is that there are plenty of incentives which are designed to help buyers who want to get on or move up the ladder in 2009.”
Eurostar train tickets, Ebbsfleet | Ebbsfleet International station has domestic and international trains mainland stations aswell as trains to Europe. The full train timetable will be available by December, however the service is already in use.
Eurostar train tickets, St Pancras | St Pancras International station started domestic services to Ebbsfleet, also international trains via Ebbsfleet and Ashford stations with trains to Europe. The full train timetable available December 2009.