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Wigmore Area Guide
Wigmore is located to the south of Rainham. Playing a role in 1902 as home to a smallpox isolation hospital, the area began to develop as a village from 1906. The 1970s saw many changes in Wigmore with areas divided into plots for self-builds. This led to an array of individually designed family homes being established. You’ll find a mixture of property types in Wigmore including extended and converted bungalows, family homes, terraced properties and flats. In 2023, the average house price in Wigmore was £386,786, a rise of 9% since 2019.
What is in Wigmore?
There are a range of amenities in the area including a Post Office on Woodside, a pharmacy, Fairview Garage which carries out MOTs and various motor repairs, a medical centre, dental surgeries on Fairview Avenue and Maidstone Road and Wigmore library. You can also find parades of shops on Fairview Avenue and Hoath Lane.
For local children, Fairview Community Primary School is conveniently situated near Wigmore Park, between Drewery Drive and Fairview Avenue. There is also St Matthew’s Church and Community Centre on Drewery Drive which has a hall for hire suitable for most functions.
What is there to do in Wigmore?
Wigmore benefits from sizeable tree-lined parks – great for getting the steps in or walking your dog. Wigmore Park occupies the land north of Fairview Avenue and is bounded by Wigmore Road, Bredhurst Road and Fairview Avenue.The park also benefits from two all-weather tennis courts and a play area for the little ones. Slightly south of Fairview Avenue, between the upper parts of Wigmore Road and Bredhurst Road is Kings Frith Park, whose playing fields are home to a number of children’s and adult’s football teams.
In the area, you can find several independent eateries including a fish and chip shop, as well as Indian and Chinese takeaways. If you want to sit in somewhere, The Queens Head and the Spyglass and Kettle offer great pub grub.
What travel links are there in Wigmore?
A fantastic location for commuters to London, Wigmore has great access to the M2 motorway. In the opposite direction, the motorway will lead you to the Kent coast. There are also local buses to take you around the nearby areas or a large commuter coach network to go into the Capital.
The nearest train station is approximately 10 minutes drive away in Rainham. There are regular services to London Victoria, London Bridge, Cannon Street, London St Pancras International, Luton (Bedfordshire), Faversham, Canterbury, Dover and more.
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