Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Appealing to a Mix of People; in Association with Times4

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Appealing to a Mix of People; in Association with Times4

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Byline: By MICHAEL POOLE, vice chairman of the North-east branch of the National Association of Estate Agents, and principal of Michael Poole Estate Agents

TS19 takes in a really wide mix of Stockton communities.

You have suburbs such as Fairfield where you'll find some of the larger executive properties.

And then you have the areas of Roseworth and Hardwick, which have a lot of former local authority houses - many of which are now in private ownership.

There is also a lot of regeneration work going on in this area of Stockton.

TS19 has got great access for local amenities with everything you need in Stockton town centre.

There are good transport links via the A19 and A66 to reach the rest of Teesside and places like Teesside Park.

Areas such as Elm Tree and Whitehouse Farm offer a great choice of homes.

Whitehouse Farm is also popular as a retirement location with its good selection of bungalows and handy local facilities.

Fairfield is another area with lots of choice - from one-bedroom apartments up to executive properties.

Prices have kept pace with the rest of Teesside in this area.

TS19 is an area with great appeal to a wide range of people.

Handy for the schools

Name: Jo Highfield

Address: Langham Walk, Fairfield TS19 7NX

Age: 38

Occupation: Care worker

How long have you lived in TS19? 13 years in this house but I grew up here.

Do you own or rent your home? Own.

Who lives in your house? Myself, my husband Gavin, 38 and our children Jordan,16, Bradley, 14 and Kariss, 10.

What do you like most about the area? It is very handy for the schools where we live, for primary and secondary. It's easy to get to town and my family live in the area.

Is there anything you dislike about the area? There is not enough for the children in the area. The local park has been ruined and not repaired.

Do you have family in the area? Yes, I grew up on this estate and my mother lives here.

Do you have children who attend local schools? …

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