Faversham – A heritage town
Faversham has around 500 listed buildings. Abbey Street is sometimes referred to as one of the finest medieval streets in southeast England. The town has a good mix of cafés, restaurants and independent stores. If you’re interested in living in Faversham, come into our Faversham office and we can help find a property to suit you.
A brief history of Faversham
Faversham is known as the oldest market town in Kent. By 1800 the town was at the centre of the British gunpowder industry. Chart Gunpowder Mills, part of the earliest factories, is now one of the few fully restored and working gunpowder mills in Britain.
The town had established as a seaport by the middle ages with its connections to the North Sea. The latest figures estimate Faversham’s population to be around 20,000 people.
Travel from Faversham
Travel to and from Faversham is easy. The high speed rail link to London St. Pancras connects Faversham to the capital in around an hour and 10 minutes. Alternatively, National Express Coaches offer a good service in and out of the town.
Getting around the local area couldn’t be more simple, with buses connecting Faversham to all the surrounding towns and well sign-posted roads make driving easily negotiable.