Rochester (羅徹斯特), Kent (肯特郡)

Rochester is a historical city in Kent and many commuters live here to commute into London and work.


The county of Kent is located in the South East of England and is one of the home counties. Home counties are counties of England which surrounds London.


Kent is a lovely county to live in. The atmosphere is countryside therefore it is good for escaping from living in a busy city life! Rochester is located in the North West of Kent and is about 30 miles (50km) away from London.


羅徹斯特 (Rochester) 是肯特郡 (Kent) 的歷史名城。作為一個通勤城鎮,現在有好多人都住在這裏每天坐火車去倫敦返工。肯特郡位於英格蘭東南部,是其中一個倫敦週邊的郡 (Home County)。


倫敦週邊各郡 (Home Counties) 就是圍繞倫敦的外圍的郡。大多數的通勤城鎮都是在倫敦週邊郡內 (Home Counties)。


肯特郡(Kent)生活樸素,擁有好多綠色環境,是一個可以避免忙碌城市生活的地方。

羅徹斯特(Rochester)位於肯特郡的西北部,距倫敦約30英里(50公里)。



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





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




Reference: https://www.britishservices.co.uk/kent.htm




Transport 交通: Rochester to London


Train 火車




Rochester – London St Pancras International

Southeastern: 38 minutes (High speed fast train)

Thameslink: 1 hour 31 minutes (slow train)


Rochester – London Victoria

Southeastern: 38-46 minutes (fast train)

Thameslink: 1 hour 8 minutes (slow train)


Rochester – London Bridge

Thameslink: 1 hour 15 minutes


Rochester – London Blackfriars

Thameslink: 1 hour 22 minutes


Rochester – City Thameslink

Thameslink: 1 hour 24 minutes


Rochester – Farringdon

Thameslink: 1 hour 26 minutes


Train price 火車價格 (September 2020) - fast and slow trains

Weekly season ticket 週票: £109.30

Monthly season ticket 月票: £419.80

Annual season ticket 年票: £4372


Train price 火車價格 (September 2020) - high speed fast train

Weekly season ticket 週票: £137

Monthly season ticket 月票: £526.10

Annual season ticket 年票: £5480




Car 揸車


Driving to Central London: 50 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes via A2 road (depends on traffic) 約50分鐘至1小時20分鐘車程到倫敦



Rochester House Prices 羅徹斯特樓價


Sale 買樓: can use the link below to consider 可以用下面鏈結作為參考

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


Rental 租: https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-to-rent/Rochester.html


£200,000 can buy 可以買到

Flat 公寓 – 2 bedrooms

Terrace House 排屋 – 2/3 bedrooms

Bungalow 平房 – 1 bedroom


£250,000 can buy 可以買到

Terrace House 排屋 – 2/3 bedrooms

Semi-Detached House 半獨立屋 – 3 bedrooms

Bungalow 平房 – 2 bedrooms


£300,000 can buy 可以買到

Terrace House 排屋 – 3 bedrooms

Semi-Detached House 半獨立屋 – 3/4 bedrooms

Apartment 公寓 – 2 bedrooms (new development)


£350,000 - £400,000 can buy 可以買到

Terrace House 排屋 – 3 bedrooms

Semi-Detached House 半獨立屋 – 3/4 bedrooms

Detached House 獨立屋 – 3/4 bedrooms




Rochester Housing Development 住宅發展商


New Housing Development – Rochester Riverside


新樓盤在火車站側邊,有城鎮房屋和公寓。所有房屋都有花園。


大部份住在 Rochester 的人都是英國白人。比較少英裔黑人和印度人,亞洲人更少。


Houses and flats are located next to the train station. All of the town houses have garden.


The majority of the residents in Rochester are White-British. Far fewer Black-British,

Indian-British and Asian-British.