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Looking for a new home in Billingham?

Billingham is situated just to the north of Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough, close to the River Tees. This part of the North East is less than 8 miles from the sandy beaches of Redcar and Hartlepool. A new home in the North East with this balance of coast and city, is a popular choice for family life. Excellent commuting routes into Stockton and Middlesbrough make it convenient for professional life too.



Living in Billingham

Travel and transport

Billingham benefits from excellent road and rail transport links. The A19 is the key route serving Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees, Hartlepool, Darlington, Sunderland, Gateshead and Newcastle upon Tyne. Train services on the Durham Coast Line are a convenient alternative for Newcastle, via Hartlepool. Teeside International Airport is just half an hour's drive away.


Local information

If you choose a new home in or near Billingham, you will find a full range of shops and services, including a leisure centre with a pool and ice rink. For national brands and additional amenities, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees provide for the wider area. Heading to the east of this area, the Teesmouth National Nature Reserve, RSPB Saltholme, and Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park are all on the doorstep.


Local schools

Primary schools here that are rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, include Roseberry Primary School, Prior’s Mill Church of England Controlled Primary School, Pentland Primary School and Bewley Primary School. Secondary education is offered at Northfield School and Sports College or St Michael’s Catholic Academy (both rated ‘Good’), and for post 16+ education there’s Bede Sixth Form College in Billingham, several colleges in Stockton-on-Tees and Middlesbrough, and Teesside University.