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Chadwell Heath is located in Greater London and straddles the London Boroughs of Redbridge and Barking & Dagenham. Until around 1900 the area was largely countryside. Today Chadwell Heath is a popular suburban area within the wider post town of Romford.

Chadwell Heath is one of the most affordable places in London and, as one might expect, the demand for property is very high. Properties in the London Borough of Redbridge side of the area are especially high in demand and prices tend to increase as you move towards the Seven Kings and Goodmayes areas. In Chadwell Heath, a one bedroom flat costs around £150,000 and a three-bedroom house would be around £300,000 on average. Moving into Seven Kings or Goodmayes, a three-bedroom house is likely to cost around £350,000 and a five bedroom detached bungalow on the Bungalow Estate is likely to cost anything from £550,000 to £800,000. In Dagenham, you can still buy a three-bedroom house for around £250,000 and you would be hard pushed to find similar houses in any other London borough at this price.

Chadwell Heath has become popular in recent years with young professionals, who have discovered that they can buyer a larger property here (compared with other parts of London) and that they can still commute to London using the overground train station. The area is also popular with families looking to move a little further out of the inner London congestion.

Chadwell Heath is known for being the home of West Ham United's training ground. Like much of East London, there is a strong West Ham following in the area. Historically, Japan Road in Chadwell Heath is known as the last residence of RMS Titanic survivor, Eva Hart. The Eva Hart pub on High Road is named after her.

Ayca Redjep, the Sales Manager at Your Move Glenwood, says that Chadwell Heath is an increasingly popular place to live. "Whether the market is up or down, we never find the need to sell the area to potential buyers- we even have waiting lists for some of the most desirable roads".

Chadwell Heath has a range of property types, from Victorian houses, to 1930s, to new-builds. Seven Kings and Goodmayes are known for their Victorian houses, Victorian conversions and grand bungalows. In Dagenham most of the houses are ex-local authority houses and there are a number of private built developments as well. In the light of continuing strong demand, developers are continuing to build new properties in the area.

As one of the area's most popular estate agents, Your Move Glenwood sells properties in Chadwell Heath, Dagenham, Seven Kings, and Goodmayes, to meet the demands of its buyers.

In Chadwell Heath, the roads off of Barley Lane and the roads adjoining Chadwell Heath Lane (on the Redbridge side of Chadwell Heath) are amongst the most sought after. A three-bedroom house on a road such as Primrose Avenue or Priestly Gardens tend to start at £340,000. In Seven Kings, properties on the Bungalow Estate are some of the largest and most expensive in the area.

Renting a one-bedroom flat in Chadwell would start at around £700 per month. Two-bedroom flats rent for £900-£1,100 per month, depending on their size, condition, and location. Three-bedroom houses tend to go for £1,200-£1,400 per month, again depending on their size, condition, and location.

The High Road in Chadwell heath features a wide variety of shops, including restaurants, pubs, supermarkets, hairdressers, dry cleaners, and a post office. Of the big names on the High Road, you will find Sainsbury's, Tesco, Smyths Toys, Halfords, and Staples amongst others.

The residents of Chadwell Heath have a number of options when it comes to shopping facilities. The nearby Romford town centre has a vast array of shops, restaurants, pubs, a cinema, and other amenities. Alternatively, the Westfield Stratford City shopping centre (one of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe) is around 20 minutes away by train. The Cranfield Golf Centre in Chadwell Heath has recently completed the construction of its Moby Dick course, a £600,000 mini golf course which is thought to be the UK's largest.

The London Borough of Redbridge (one of the two boroughs that make up Chadwell Heath) is one of London's greenest boroughs with around 35 parks, playgrounds and open spaces. The most famous of the green sapces is probably Hainault Forest Country Park, which includes around 300 acres of countryside, a petting zoo, play areas, and a cafe. Chadwell Heath already has good train links to Central London but the three nearest overground stations (Chadwell Heath, Seven Kings, and Goodmayes) are included in the Crossrail development (Europe's largest infrastructure project), which plans to improve journeys across London by 2018.

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