Ebbsfleet (埃布斯弗利特), Kent (肯特)

Ebbsfleet is a new and developing town in North of Kent, South East England. It is a convenient commuter town with only 18mins by high-speed rail to London St Pancras Station.


Ebbsfleet mainly sits in the Dartford borough with only a small part in the east lies within the Gravesham borough. It is about 29 miles east of London, and the M25 motorway is only 3 miles away.


Ebbsfleet Valley is one of the first UK Garden City. Ebbsfleet Garden City will be created around the Ebbsfleet International Station with 33,000 new residents and up to 30,000 new jobs.


UK has announced a plan for a new London resort theme park and a water resort are set to be built in that area by 2024. Construction will begin next year 2021.


埃布斯弗利特 (Ebbsfleet) 是英格蘭東南部肯特(Kent)北部的一個新興小鎮。這是一個方便的通勤小鎮 (commuter town),乘坐高鐵只需18分鐘即可到達倫敦聖潘克拉斯火車站。


埃布斯弗利特(Ebbsfleet)主要位於達特福德(Dartford)自治市鎮,東部只有一小部分位於格拉夫舍姆(Gravesham)自治市鎮。它位於倫敦以東約29英里,M25高速公路只是 3英里遠。


埃布斯弗利特山谷(Ebbsfleet Valley) 是英國最早的花園城市之一。Ebbsfleet國際車站周圍將創建花園城,將有33,000名新居民和多達30,000個新工作。


英國已宣布計劃在2024年前在該地區建造一個新的倫敦主題公園和水上度假勝地。建築工程將於明年2021年開始。


Reference: https://www.cps.gov.uk/south-east




Transport 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




Ref: https://www.healthygardencity.co.uk/resources/#!



Train 火車


Direct High speed trains to London and Paris, France

高速火車直達倫敦和巴黎




Ebbsfleet to London



Ebbsfleet to London St Pancras International (倫敦聖潘克拉斯國際車站)

Southeastern High-Speed rail (HS1): 18mins

東南高鐵:18分鐘

Train price 火車價格 (September 2020)

Weekly season ticket 週票: £123.80

Monthly season ticket 月票: £475.40

Annual season ticket 年票: £4952

Ebbsfleet to London Stratford International

Southeastern High-Speed rail (HS1): 12mins


Train price 火車價格 (September 2020)

Weekly season ticket 週票: £104.80

Monthly season ticket 月票: £402.50

Annual season ticket 年票: £4192

Ebbsfleet to Paris, France (法國巴黎)

Eurostar 歐洲之星: 2h5mins

(Currently not stopping at Ebbsfleet until 2022 due to Covid19)

(由於Covid19,目前要到2022年才會在埃布斯弗利特(Ebbsfleet)停站)

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/ashford/news/eurostar-trains-wont-stop-in-kent-until-2022-233181/


Eurostar price 歐洲之星價格

Return ticket: from £78 (if booked in advance)

來回票:78英鎊起(如果提前預訂)




Car 揸車

Driving to Central London: 50mins to 1h30mins (depending on traffics)

開車前往倫敦市中心:50分鐘至1小時30分鐘(視交通情況而定)



 


The London Resort Theme Park 倫敦度假主題公園



Ref: https://www.healthygardencity.co.uk/resources/#!



 

Ebbsfleet House Prices

Average House Price 平均房價 (2020):

£346,896

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/house-prices/ebbsfleet.html



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

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/Ebbsfleet.html

(Many houses are new build 很多房屋都是新建的)

Rental 租:

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-to-rent/Ebbsfleet.html




 

Education 教育


Schools in Ebbsfleet 學校


In terms of schools, Ebbsfleet is a developing new town, so there are only a few primary and secondary schools nearby. As Ebbsfleet Valley expands, they will built a big education campus, including primary and secondary schools.


就學校而言,埃布斯弗利特(Ebbsfleet)是一個正在發展的新市鎮,因此附近只有數間中小學。隨著埃布斯弗利特山谷 (Ebbsfleet Valley)的擴張,他們將建立一個大型的教育園區,包括中小學。

Ofsted rating: List of schools’ ratings in Ebbsfleet Valley (學校排名)


https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/?searchtype=search-by-location&keywords=Ebbsfleet%20Valley%2C%20Swanscombe%2C%20Kent&page=1&LocationCoordinates=51.43537%2C0.31768&ofstedrating=2,1&radius=3

State Schools 政府資助學校 (公校)


Primary 小學


1) Cherry Orchard Primary Academy (Mixed Gender) – Age 2 to 11

https://cherryorchardprimaryacademy.org.uk/


Ofsted Rating: No Ofsted (New School)

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/142517/cherry-orchard-primary-academy/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 0.56miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


2) Manor Community Primary School (Mixed Gender) – Age 3 to 11

https://manor.kent.sch.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/142591/manor-community-primary-school/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 0.57miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


3) Lawn Primary School (Mixed Gender) – Age 3 to 11

http://www.lawnprimary.co.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118264/lawn-primary-school/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 0.89miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


4) St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Northfleet (Mixed Gender) – Age 5 to 11 http://www.st-josephs-northfleet.kent.sch.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (1) Outstanding

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/141580/st-joseph's-catholic-primary-school%2c-northfleet/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 0.91miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: Roman Catholic 羅馬天主教


5) Craylands Primary School (Mixed Gender) – Age 4 to 11

http://www.craylands.kent.sch.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/132764/the-craylands-school/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.03miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


6) St Botolph's Church of England Primary School (Mixed Gender) – Age 4 to 11

http://www.st-botolphs.kent.sch.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/141579/st-botolph's-church-of-england-primary-school/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.14miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: Church of England



Secondary 中學

1) The Ebbsfleet Academy (Mixed gender) – Age 11 to 18

https://www.theebbsfleetacademy.kent.sch.uk/


Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/137581/the-ebbsfleet-academy/secondary

Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 0.47miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


2) Northfleet School for Girls – Age 11 to 18

http://www.nsfg.org.uk/

Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118788/northfleet-school-for-girls/secondary

Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.09miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


3) Northfleet Technology College (Boys school) – Age 11 to 18

https://ntc.kent.sch.uk/

Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118928/northfleet-technology-college/secondary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.13miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無

4) Mayfield Grammar School (Girls school) –Age 11 to 18

http://www.mgsg.kent.sch.uk/

Ofsted Rating: (1) Outstanding

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/137834/mayfield-grammar-school%2c-gravesend/secondary

Admissions policy招生政策:Selective (entrance exam in Year 6) 入學試

Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.8miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無


5) Saint George’s Church of England School – Primary and secondary school

(Mixed Gender) – Age 4 to 18

https://www.saintgeorgescofe.kent.sch.uk/

Ofsted Rating: (2) Good

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/137609/saint-george's-church-of-england-school/primary


Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.8miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: Church of England



Nursery/ Infant School 幼兒園/幼稚園 + Pre-school (Year 1 and 2) 小學一年級 二年級

1) Cygnets Pre-school ( http://www.cygnetspreschool.co.uk/ ) – 2 to 5yrs old

2) Fawkham Montessori Pre-school (https://www.fawkhammontessori.co.uk/nursery-in-ebbsfleet/ )




Independent School / Private School 私立學校 (收費)


1) Bronte School (Mixed Gender) – Age 3 to 11

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118967/bronte-school/primary

Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 1.99miles (英里)


2) St Joseph's Convent Independent Preparatory School

(Mixed Gender) – Age 3 to 11

https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/118987/st-joseph's-convent-independent-preparatory-school/primary

Distance from Ebbsfleet Valley 與學校的距離: 2.58miles (英里)

Religious 宗教信仰: None 無



 

Leisure 休閒活動


Shopping Centre 購物中心


1) Bluewater Shopping Centre – the fourth largest shopping centre in England with 330 stores, 40 cafes, bars and restaurants. Ebbsfleet Valley is about 2-3miles from Bluewater Shopping Centre.


藍水購物中心是英格蘭第四大購物中心,擁有330家商店,40個咖啡館,酒吧和餐館。 Ebbsfleet 距離藍水購物中心約2-3英里。


Inside, there are also 裡面也有

  • Cinema with IMAX (戲院)

  • Gravity Trampoline Park (蹦床公園)

  • Pirate Cove Adventure Park

  • Dinotropolis Dinosaur themed soft play (兒童的soft play)

  • The climbing walls of the Big Blue Rock (攀石)

2) St George’s Shopping Centre in Gravesend – 15mins drive

3) Lakeside Shopping Centre in West Thurrock – 15mins drive


Leisure centre with swimming pool and sports facilities

設有游泳池和體育設施的體育館

  • Swanscombe leisure centre

  • Cygnet leisure centre

  • Cascades leisure centre

Historical Attractions 歷史景點

  • Stone Castle – Built between 1135 and 1140 on the site where William the Conqueror signed a treaty with the men of Kent in 1067

  • Ingress Abbey

  • 石城堡–建於1135年至1140年之間,是征服者威廉在1067年與肯特人簽署條約的所在地。

  • Ingress 修道院


Hiking Trails 行山路徑

  • Castle Hill Lake

  • Blue Lake Park – Ecology park

  • Whitecliff Lakes

  • Beacon Wood Country Park – public woodland park

  • Swanscombe Heritage Park

  • Darenth Country Park

  • Davy Down

Golf Clubs 高爾夫球場

Close-by attractions 附近景點

  • Tilbury Fort – was constructed by King Henry VIII to protect London against attack from France.

  • Guru Nanak Temple (Gurdwara) in Gravesend, Kent. One of the largest Gurdwara complex outside India.

  • Gravesend Town Pier

  • Tilbury堡–由亨利八世國王建造,以保護倫敦免受法國的襲擊。

  • 肯特格雷夫森德(Gravesend)的 Guru Nanak 神廟(Gurdwara) 。印度以外最大的古德瓦拉(Gurdwara)建築之一。

  • 格雷夫森德鎮(Gravesend)碼頭

Other activities 其他活動


 

Healthcare 醫療


Local GP 家庭醫生診所:

  • Swanscombe Health Centre

https://www.swanscombehealthcentre.co.uk/

Hospital 醫院:

  • Darent Valley Hospital – 10mins drive from Ebbsfleet International Station.

Address: Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent, DA2 8DA

Dental Clinic 牙科診所:

  • Patiali Limited (NHS and Private)

Address: Swanscombe Dental Surgery, Swanscombe Health Centre, Southfleet Road, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10 0BF

  • Chopra & Associates Dental Surgeries (NHS and Private)

Address: Hews House, 23 High Street, Swanscombe, DA10 0AG

http://www.chopradental.com/



 

Local County Government 郡政府

Local District Government 區政府:

Depends on which part of Ebbsfleet you live in (by post code)

取決於您住Ebbsfleet 哪一部分(根據郵政編碼)

MP國會議員

Constituency 選區: Dartford

Gareth Johnson MP – Conservative 保守黨 gareth.johnson.mp@parliament.uk

https://members.parliament.uk/member/3970/contact