Basildon in Essex has 121 apartments in a new town-centre scheme

Morello Quarter has flats from £157,000 and only a 37-minute commute to Fenchurch Street.
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Basildon in Essex is the South-East’s most affordable commuter town, with an average property price of £163,121.  Average monthly mortgage and travel costs total £843.45, according to research by property consultant CBRE.
The town has 37-minute train links to Fenchurch Street and despite its low-cost status is enjoying a £1 billion regeneration boost, with up to 1,900 new homes, offices, shops and civic facilities, including a new library, college and sports complex and an extension to the Towngate Theatre, doubling the number of seats to 1,200.

Morello Quarter is a town-centre scheme of 121 apartments, priced from £157,000, and the government-backed Help to Buy scheme is available (visit

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