Burgess Hill Overview Burgess Hill is a town in the south of England, 39 miles from London and 10 miles from Brighton, ...
Burgess Hill Overview
Burgess Hill is a town in the south of England, 39 miles from London and 10 miles from Brighton, close to the South Downs National Park. Burgess Hill is predominantly located in West Sussex, but the northern part of the town straddles the county boundary with East Sussex. The town centre is just a few miles away from the A23 trunk road between London and Brighton, as well as being serviced well with busses, which run within the town and beyond. The Burgess Hill railway station is on the Brighton Main Line and Thameslink, offering direct train services to London and Brighton. Most of the housing stock in Burgess Hill was built after World War II and, according to Rightmove, the overall average property price is just over £300,000.
Burgess Hill Job Opportunities
The journey from Burgess Hill to London takes less than an hour so, understandably, the town has a strong commuting element to its economy. Burgess Hill has a vibrant town centre, including many retail outlets, pubs and restaurants and a wide selection of customer service jobs and sales jobs. Providing excellent employment opportunities, many large businesses - such as HPC, which manufactures and sells air compressors and ancillary equipment - are local to Burgess Hill. Administration jobs are also prevalent among jobs in Burgess Hill.
Burgess Hill Employment Trends
Burgess Hill is one of the fastest growing towns in the region, with a population of just over 30,000, according to the 2011 Census. The South Downs National Park is a major tourism attraction, while Crawley, approximately 14 miles to the north, is home to the regional headquarters of defence electronics supplier Thales, Virgin Holidays, and Nestle, to name but a few. Jobs in Burgess Hill and the surrounding area also increasingly include manufacturing and agricultural jobs in the more rural parts of the county.