Havant is a town midway between Portsmouth and Chichester which has a population of 125,000.
Havant has direct railways served by passenger trains to Portsmouth, London and Brighton.
The major A27 road with various crossings sections off the coastal village suburbs of Langstone/ˈlæŋstən/ and the south of Bedhampton.
The main shopping centre is called Meridian Shopping (formerly known as the Meridian Centre), as well as a pedestrianised section of West Street. The old town hall now houses the Spring Arts and Heritage Centre (formerly known as Havant Arts Centre). Havant is home to the local community radio station, Angel Radio which specialises in music of the pre-'60s era.
Havant has schools in Brockhampton Lane, West Street and Fairfield Road. In 2017 Havant College was merged with South Downs College.
The town's senior non-league football side is Havant & Waterlooville F.C. The town is represented by Havant RFC (founded 1951) for rugby and Havant HC (founded 1905) are three times winners of the English Hockey League. The town has a successful amateur cricket club (founded 1876), which has attracted a number of first-class cricketers, Havant Cricket Club
Waterlooville Classic Motor Show
Havant Family Fun Day
Paws in the Park
Most of the sales in Havant over the past year were terraced properties which on average sold for £212,831. Semi-detached properties had an average sold price of £263,496 and flats averaged at £127,728.
Havant, with an overall average price of £254,260, was similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Purbrook (£263,284), but was cheaper than Bedhampton (£289,086) and Farlington (£291,499).
In the past year house prices in Havant were 5% up on the year before and 11% up on 2015 when they averaged at £228,334.
Property Rents in Havant by Number of Bedrooms
Schools in Postcode PO9
Trosnant Junior School and BESD Unit
Trosnant Infant School
Woodlands Education Centre
Schools in Postcode PO10
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Meridian Shopping Centre contains a number of well-known brands including Argos, Boots, W H Smith and Warren James.
Havant High Street has a number of stores including a McDonalds. A few minutes from the high street you’ll find Solent Retail Park which hosts Next, Mothercare, Hobbycraft and a Tesco Extra store.
Greywell Shopping Centre is an established open district shopping complex in the centre of Leigh Park with a large number of national multiple occupiers including Tesco, New Look, Iceland, Ethel Austin and Greggs and other nearby occupiers include Peacocks, Boots and The Post Office.
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Chilli & Lime