Living in Aldershot

Aldershot is a large town situated in the Rushmoor Borough located just ten miles west of Guildford. It is increasingly popular with students and often the most affordable location of choice due to its easy transport links to and from Guildford, alongside the bustling town atmosphere.

Local area

Aldershot is a busy commuter town, with plenty to see and do. Whether you make the most of the sport it has on offer, or delve in to the vast range of cuisines it has on offer. The nightlife is also lively, with plenty of pubs, bars and clubs to take you picking.

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You can also get up-to-date local event and information from the Get Hampshire and Visit Hampshire websites.

Housing

A desirable area for students and young professionals, Aldershot will appeal to those looking for cheaper accommodation, in a lively area.

Average rental prices per calendar month (PCM):

  One bedroom Two bedrooms Three bedrooms Four bedrooms
Per property £750–£950 £1,100–£1,300 £1,550–£1,750 £2,250–£2,450
Per person £750–£950 £550–£650 £500–£585 £560–£600

Travel

The excellent transport links between Guildford and Aldershot include:

Train

  • Trains depart twice hourly to and from Guildford with a journey time of 17 minutes
  • A direct train link connecting Aldershot to London Waterloo in approximately 50 minutes

Visit the South West Trains website for more information.

Bus

Buses run every 10–15 minutes with an estimated journey time of 65 minutes. View a map of bus routes.

Bicycle

Cycling the eleven-mile route can take between 50–60 minutes. View the route on the RouteYou website.

Agency details

AGENT PHONE NUMBER ADDRESS
Belvoir 01252 328384 102 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Bridges 01252 361501 79 High Street, Aldershot 
Fosters  01252 344333 122 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Leaders  01252 344002 114 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Martin & Co 01252 311974 173 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JU
Romans 01252 743726 167 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JT
Townends 01252 332284 130 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JX
Smartmove 01252 317508 147 Victoria Road, Aldershot GU11 1JW

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Address
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Wates House
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7UP