If you are currently fancying a change of scenery, or maybe considering a move location wise in your career, Medway is a great place to live and work. The destination is steeped with history and fun activities to do at the weekends, and is often overlooked as a location.
If you ever have considered working or living in Medway, read below our top reasons as to why Medway is a great place to consider;
Medway is only 30 minutes to London on the train, and 40 miles from the Eurotunnel and Channel Ports. It is supported with great public transport and rail services. Bluewater Shopping Centre, one of Europe’s largest shopping centres is also only 25 minutes away.
Festivals and Events
Medway holds free events every year for it’s local community, including Rochester Sweeps and the Dickens Festival. These events are not to miss, and they celebrate the rich history that Medway/Rochester has to offer. Also, Rochester high street has a busy nightlife and entertainment experience with some amazing bars and clubs. Chatham Dockyard even has it’s own gin distillery!
History and Heritage
In Medway we have the Rochester cathedral, Rochester Castle and Fort Amhurst (in Chatham) which are all beautiful to go and visit. With its military and maritime connection, it means that Medway is full of interesting stories and tours if you fancy learning a few things about Medway’s history.
The River Medway
The River Medway has long been a massive attraction for Medway, and it is beautiful to visit, especially with the Summer coming up soon. St Mary’s Island is also close by to the Chatham Docks, which has really great pubs and restaurants. However if eating and drinking out isn’t for you, the island also has gyms and a shopping centre close by, giving you plenty of things to do around that area.
House Prices within Medway and the South East are generally very cheap compared to the rest of the region. Along with this, Medway includes a lot of the best performing primary and secondary schools, making it a stand out location for the South East Region.
Ever considered working or even living in Medway? We are currently partnering together with Social Personnel to supply permanent Social Workers to Medway Council’s children’s services. Medway have a fantastic offering for it’s permanent staff, along with excellent relocation packages.
If you’d like to work in the Garden of England or want to know more information, please get in touch today on 0203 8625 491