Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (赫福郡)

Cheshunt是一個歷史古鎮位於倫敦北面約17英里的赫福郡。它位於Broxbourne自治市鎮,在倫敦大都會區之內。這裡充滿了歷史,因為伊麗莎白一世公主曾經居住過

它在2019年被多個網站評為倫敦最佳的通勤小鎮之一。乘搭火車到倫敦利物浦街的通勤時間約26分鐘,這對於在倫敦市中心工作/上大學的人來說是理想的選擇。而且有直達劍橋的火車。

Cheshunt 的鄉村風景秀麗,可在 Lee Valley Country Park 的河邊散步和騎自行車。而且有一個專為2012年倫敦奧運會而建的激流獨木舟中心。

當地 Council 已決定在2033年之前對 Cheshunt 進行改建,投資4億英鎊在新房子,休閒設施,商店和學校。


Cheshunt is a historic town located in Hertfordshire 17miles north of central London. It lies in the Borough of Broxbourne and it is within the London Metropolitan area. It is full of history as being the place where Elizabeth I lived as a princess.

It was named one of the best London commuter town by several websites in 2019. The commute time to London Liverpool Street is around 25 minute by train, which is ideal for those working/studying in central London. There is also a direct train to Cambridge in under an hour.

The countryside of Cheshunt is fantastic, the Lee Valley offers beautiful walks and cycling routes around the rivers and lakes. There is a White Water Rafting Centre which was built for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

The Broxbourne Council has made a development plan for Cheshunt by 2033, investing £400m on new homes, leisure facilities, retails and schools.

Best towns to live in Hertfordshire, May 2020: https://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/news/hertfordshire-news/best-hertfordshire-towns-live-london-4122614


Hong Kong Hub - East of England Local Government Association/ Strategic Migration Partnership

香港中心 - 英格蘭東部地方政府協會


They will be able to help and answer any questions you have such as education and housing issues and helping you to integrate.

他們會協助解答港人來到當區的問題 (列如 住屋,學校)和幫大家融入當地的生活。


https://smp.eelga.gov.uk/hk-hub/


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Reference: https://www.cps.gov.uk/thames-and-chiltern



Reference: https://www.hertfordshiremercury.co.uk/news/hertfordshire-news/new-400m-hertfordshire-town-centre-3266765



 

Transportations 交通


Some of the major London stations:

1 – London Victoria

2 – London Bridge

3 – London St Pancras International

4 – London Waterloo

5 – London Paddington

6 – London Euston

7 – London Liverpool Street


Train 火車


Cheshunt (Zone 8) to London Liverpool Street

Cheshunt(第8區)至倫敦利物浦街

Reference: https://www.greateranglia.co.uk/tickets-fares/daily-tickets/oyster



West Anglia: 20 – 29 minutes









London Overground (TFL): 44 minutes

Train Price 火車價錢

(Greater Anglia, Oct 2020)


Season Tickets

Weekly 週票: £58.80

Monthly 月票: £225.80

Annual 年票: £2,352

Oyster/Contactless

倫敦八達通 / 銀行卡(非接觸支付)

單程票繁忙時段: £6.80

(星期一至五from 06:30 to 09:30)

單程票非繁忙時段: £4

(其他時間及公眾假期)

Peak One way: £6.80

(Monday – Friday from 06:30 to 09:30)

Off Peak One way: £4

(All other times including public holidays)





Cheshunt – Cambridge

Cheshunt 到劍橋

Greater Anglia: 51 minutes

單程 Single: £16.90


來回

繁忙時段: £23

非繁忙時段: £17.10

Return

Peak: £23

Off-Peak: £17.10


Season Tickets

Weekly 週票: £95.50

Monthly 月票: £366.80

Annual 年票: £3,820

(greateranglia, Nov 2020)


https://m.buytickets.greateranglia.co.uk/search




Cheshunt to 機場


Cheshunt – Stansted Airport

Greater Anglia/Stansted Express: 37 minutes

Cheshunt – Heathrow Airport

Greater Anglia and Underground (Victoria & Piccadilly): 1hr30min

Cheshunt – City Airport

Greater Anglia and Underground (Central & DLR): 1hr 4min


Cheshunt – Luton Airport

Greater Anglia, Underground (Victoria) and Thameslink: 1hr 19min



Bus 巴士


https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/herts-and-essex/bus-travel-in-cheshunt

Bus 251: Hammond street Smiths Lane to Waltham Abbey Upshire Shops

Bus 310: Ware Railway Station to Waltham Cross Bus Station



Car 駕駛

Drivng to Central London: 51 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes (depends on traffic)

To Heathrow: 50 minutes via the M25

To London City Airport: 40 minutes via the M25

To Luton Airport: 41 minutes via M25 and M1

To Stansted Airport: 32 minutes via M25 and M11

 

Cheshunt House Prices 樓價

Average house price (Oct 2020)

平均樓價 (2020年10月)

£378,546

https://www.zoopla.co.uk/house-prices/cheshunt/

Sale 買: can use the link below to consider 以下連結可作參考

https://www.zoopla.co.uk/for-sale/property/cheshunt/

Rental 租:

https://www.zoopla.co.uk/to-rent/property/cheshunt/

All prices are from Zoopla


 

Plans for Future Development

未來發展計劃


Local development plan by the Broxbourne council:

Broxbourne council 的市區發展計劃:

https://www.broxbourne.gov.uk/downloads/file/927/local-plan-2018-2033-june-2020


當地 Council 已決定在2033年之前對 Cheshunt 進行改建,投資4億英鎊在新房子,休閒設施,商店和學校。這將為當地人創造更多新的工作機會。

The local council have decided to transform Cheshunt by 2033, spending £400m on new homes, leisure facilities, retails and schools. This will create more new jobs for local people.


Inland Homes has partnered with Broxbourne Borough Council for this development.

Inland Homes已與Broxbourne市鎮 Council 合作進行此項開發計劃。

https://cheshuntlakeside.co.uk/

 

Education 教育


Schools in Cheshunt 學校

Ofsted rating: List of schools’ ratings in Cheshunt

教育、兒童服務與技能標準局: Cheshunt學校的評分

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/schools-by-type?step=default&table=schools&parliamentary=Broxbourne&geographic=parliamentary&for=ofsted&tab=list


State Schools 政府資助學校 (公校)

Nursery/ Infant School 幼兒園/幼稚園 + Pre-school (Year 1 and 2) 小學 一年級 二年級

https://www.daynurseries.co.uk/day_nursery_search_results.cfm/searchtown/Cheshunt



Primary 小學

Secondary 中學

Comprehensive schools

綜合學校 - 學生不挑不揀不考試就可以入讀


Special School

特殊學校

https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/microsites/local-offer/education-support/education-options/special-schools-filter-tool/special-schools-in-hertfordshire.aspx?searchInput=&page=1&resultsPerPage=10&view=card&categoryfilters=0/1/1142/1143


University 大學


  • University of Hertfordshire (Ranked 81st in the UK): 25 minutes’ drive away

  • University of Bedfordshire (Ranked 123rd in the UK): 40 minutes’ drive away

  • Cambridge University (Ranked 1st in the UK): 51 minutes’ train ride


Other Top Universities in London are only a short train journey away.

For example,


 

Leisure 休閒活動


Historical Attractions 歷史景點

Reference: Dailymail

  • St Mary’s Church – Cheshunt’s parish church 聖瑪麗教堂

  • Theobalds Palace

  • Royal Gunpowder Mills 皇家火藥廠


Outdoor Activities 戶外活動

激流獨木舟中心(專為2012年倫敦奧運會而建)

Lee Valley White Water Centre (Built for 2012 London Olympic Games)

https://www.gowhitewater.co.uk/activities

  • Family Rafting – £200 per raft (maximum 5 people, with maximum 2 adults)

  • Kayaking – £10 per person (60mins)

  • Many more!

Reference: https://www.visitessex.com/information/product-catch-all/lee-valley-white-water-centre-corporate-p1272321


Herts Young Mariners Base Outdoor Centre

https://hymb.com/

  • Kayaking and Canoeing

釣魚和繞河捕魚

Angling and Fisheries around the River Lee https://www.visitleevalley.org.uk/en/content/cms/outdoors/angling-fisheries/map/


足球

Football Club

高爾夫球場

Golf Clubs

公園 Parks

Reference: https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/attractions/lee-valley-regional-park-2eb0e59d

  • River Lee Country Park

  • Broxbourne Woods 木林


網球場

Tennis Courts


Indoor Activities 室內活動

Leisure Centre

購物中心 Shopping Centre

  • Brookfield Shopping Park

  • Pavilions Shopping Centre


 

Supermarkets 超級市場

  • Marks and Spencer

  • Tesco

  • Sainsbury’s

  • Iceland Foods

  • Lidl

Banks 銀行

  • HSBC

  • Barclays

  • Halifax

  • Nationwide Building Society

  • Tesco

  • NatWest

 

Healthcare 醫療


Local GP 家庭醫生診所:


Hospital 醫院

Walk-in centre

Dental Clinic 牙科診所

More clinics can be found on: https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/find-a-dentist/results/Cheshunt?latitude=51.70262435400384&longitude=-0.04275576534850672