Hockley/Hawkwell

Williams and Donovan, Hockley

Hockley is a modern, well connected commuter community and has a variety of shops, restaurants and pubs. The larger towns of Rayleigh and Southend on Sea are easily reached by car or bus.

Ideal for the commuter as the village has its own railway station, with a journey time of 50 minutes to London Liverpool Street. Southend airport is less than a ten minute drive away and Stansted is approximately a 45 minute drive. The A127 provides a convenient route to the M25 which is less than 23 miles away.

The parish church of St Peter and St Paul dates back to 1220 and the reign of King Henry III.

There is a choice of three good primary schools in the village which include Plumberow Primary Academy, Hockley Primary and The Westerings Primary Academy.

Secondary education is served by the highly regarded Greensward Academy.

Some of the county’s most respected fee paying schools and grammar schools are also within close proximity, offering families a great choice of education for their children.

Hockley Woods covers over 130 hectares, an attractive area of ancient woodland, stunning wild flowers and local wildlife ideal for an old fashioned ramble.

Hockley Woods are the largest remaining area of the Wild Wood, which covered Essex after the Ice Age 10,000 years ago.

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