“A great market town with easy access to London, Gatwick from its two stations, the South Downs and the coast. With international companies now settled here too –its definitely on the up!“

Welcome to Burgess Hill

What’s it like?

A fast growing town, ideal for commuters, families and older residents, Burgess Hill is located at the edge of the South Downs National Park. This makes it the perfect place for anyone who wants to combine the convenience of town living with outdoor pursuits from cycling to horse riding, to dog walking around the fabulous countryside.

Two mainline stations – Burgess Hill and Wivelsfield – offer frequent and fast services to London, the stunning south coast, and the bohemian market town of Lewes. Burgess Hill is great for commuters as the majority of the town is within walking distance of a station. The rest of the world is also within reach, thanks to Burgess Hills proximity to Gatwick Airport via the A23, just a few minutes drive away.

There are some good schools here, state and private. Theres a fantastic range of properties to choose from too, from well-appointed modern homes to unique older properties with generous gardens and parking.

St Johns Park, Burgess Hill Golf Centre and Plumpton Race Course are all within easy reach, while families will love Bedelands Nature Reserve and the Triangle Leisure Centre with indoor/outdoor rapids and soft play areas.

MAIN POSTAL DISTRICTS WE COVER: RH15 and BN7 mainly but also parts of BN6 & RH17

our favourite places for...


Destination How long How often Notes
London Victoria about an hour approx. every 15 mins direct or 1 change at East Croydon
East Croydon 35-38 mins approx. every 15 mins direct
Gatwick Airport 19-23 mins approx. every 15 mins direct
London Bridge 1 to 1h30 approx. every 15 mins or less direct or 1 change at East Croydon
Brighton 10-15 mins approx. every 30 mins direct

This information is a guide only, and not intended to be a timetable! Times shown are at peak times. Please check for exact times. Source: www.thetrainline.com


Schools rated as 'good' or outstanding, within 3 miles of the centre of Burgess Hill include:

Primary schools
  • Manor Field Primary School
  • St Wilfrid's Catholic Primary School, Burgess Hill
  • Woodlands Mead (Special Educational Needs)
  • Birchwood Grove Community Primary School, Burgess Hill
  • The Gattons Infant School
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Independent schools
  • Woodlands Meed (Special Educational Needs)
  • Burgess Hill Girls (Private)
  • St Paul's Catholic College
  • Downlands Community School
  • Burgess Hill Academy
  • Hurst College (Private)

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  • Woodlands Mead (Special Educational Needs)
  • St Paul's Catholic College
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This schools information is intended as a guide only and is subject to change. Please check www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk or http://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/ for more detailed assessments.

clubs and societies in Burgess Hill

We have some great clubs and societies here in Burgess Hill. Here is a selection. If we have missed yours please emails us

  • Burgess Hill Library Book Group
  • The Railway Book Group
  • The Inkpots Writing Workshops Book Club
  • The Sussex Book Club
  • Bonfire Procession
  • Burgess Hill Bonfire Society
  • Burgess Hill Action Group
  • Sheds - Burgess Hill
  • Sheddingdean Community Gospel Choir
  • RecycleGifting Mid Sussex (Freegle)
  • Rotary Club of Billingshurst
  • Cross Stitch Nutters
  • Burgess Hill Horticultural Society
  • Interact Theatre Arts
  • Age UK Line Dancing
  • Hassocks & District Angling Society (incorporating Burgess Hill)
  • Burgess Hill Martlets Women's Institute
  • Burgess Hill Rugby Football Club
  • Burgess Hill Target Shooting Club
  • Taoist Tai Chi
  • Burgess Hill Symphony Orchestra
  • JK Theatre Arts

major employers

Companies based in Burgess Hill include:

  • American Express
  • Brighton University
  • Sussex University
  • Brighton College
  • Roedean School
  • City College of Brighton & Hove
  • Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Riot Games
  • Kineo
  • Palmer and Harvey
  • EDF Energy
  • Kimberley-Clark
  • BUPA International
  • iCrossing
  • Ricardo
  • Legal & General


There's plenty more to know about Burgess Hill. Please feel free to give us a call or pop into our office if you would like to know any more about the town where we live!


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