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Slough is a big town found in Berkshire. It is 20 miles away from Central London and about 19 miles from Reading. Living in London can be really expensive, but Slough offers its residents cheaper prices and still has brilliant amenities and great transport links into central. Slough is just a 20-minute train ride into Paddington and with Crossrail promised soon, commuters will get to choose from multiple routes into central London. Slough is also located at the intersection of the M4, M40 and M25 motorways, connecting it to many other areas around the UK easily.

Slough was named the best place to work in the UK for the third time in recent years, mainly due to the growth of the Slough Trading Estate, where a number of large corporations have headquarters and offices.

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Things to do in Slough

Slough featured as the location for the tv show ‘The Office’, which portrayed it as a slightly soulless place. However, this is not the case and surprisingly for some, Slough has an abundance of green space, many sites of historic interest and around 100 listed buildings, such as the Ostrich Inn and Godolphin House. The town is lively with over 120 shops, plenty of restaurants, pubs and bars, and some good indoor entertainment options, such as The Ice Arena, Jump In and The Empire Cinema.

Alexandra Park is an amazing place to visit, as it has beautiful gardens to stroll around, a great playground for kids, a crazy golf course, amusement park and even an ice rink at Christmas time. Other noteworthy parks to visit around the area are Langley Country Park, Black Park and Stoke Park.

Schools and Education in Slough

Slough has five of the best primary schools in Berkshire. These include Nursery and Willow Primary School and Khalsa Primary School which are both ranked in the top three primaries in the county. Castleview Primary, The Godolphin Junior Academy and Iqra Slough Islamic Primary School also made the top 10 schools in Berkshire. 66% of the secondary schools in Slough are rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. A few of the best amongst these include, Herschel Grammar School, Eden Girl’s School and The Westgate School.

As Slough is in close proximity to London and Reading, there are many top universities that are within commutable distance, including the University of Reading and the University of West London.

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Cost of living in Slough

Slough’s house prices are much lower than other parts of Berkshire, which makes it a much more affordable area for those with families to move to. The town is full of a range of different property types. The average price of properties sold in Slough is £390,409. Most of the sales in the last year were terraced properties, with an average selling price of £347,324. Semi-detached properties sold for an average of £441,683 and flats were £219,311. Sell prices in Slough have increased by 10% in the last year, which is why Slough is such a great place to move to.