Tilgate area guide

The K2 leisure centre in Tilgate, Crawley
Properties for sale in Tilgate, Crawley
The Tilgate Pub in Tilgate
Tilgate Parade in the heart of Tilgate
Wooden bridge in Tilgate Park
Tilgate Forest in Crawley, West Sussex

Formed in 1955 on the south side of Crawley, Tilgate now has a population of around 6,200 people living in some 2,600 households.

The housing stock mainly consists of three bedroom ex-local authority terraced housing. The majority of the residents are younger families - and a tip for any buyer is to find a property with parking or potential for parking, as this can be tight in some parts of Tilgate.

There is a demand from tenants, but not as strong as some other parts of the town.

Tilgate is famous for its park which is an area of outstanding beauty with lakes, acres of forest land and a nature reserve. Tilgate golf course is hugely popular.

The area has Crawley's largest local shopping parade and is home to the fantastic K2 leisure centre. There are two local primary schools The Oaks (Ofsted) and Desmond Anderson (Ofsted) - as well as the Thomas Bennett Community College (Ofsted).

Read more about Tilgate on Crawley Borough Council's website.

Property in Tilgate

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