education Hampshire

Living and working in Fareham

  • The borough of Fareham is situated on the edge of the Solent, and the town itself has a waterside location with period properties and modern housing estates. The borough of Fareham is home to around 111,000 residents.

  • Fareham River
  • More about the area

    Fareham has plenty of shopping and leisure facilities; including arts centres such as Ferneham Hall and the Ashcroft Arts Centre and shopping centres such as the Fareham Shopping Centre and the nearby recent development of Whiteley Shopping Centre.

    There is also plenty to do outdoors, including Portsdown Hill, Fort Nelson, Portchester Castle and Titchfield Abbey.

    • Visit Hampshire (external link) has further information on the unmissable attractions in and around the area.

    • Take a look at Hampshire’s local pages to find out more about the area and pick up other key links

    • If you’re outside the area, you might want to see Hampshire County Council’s pages on Moving to Hampshire – the complete guide to information on the local area, including health, childcare and education.

  • Housing

    Help to Buy South sets out different schemes for low cost home ownership. They are designed to help people in different situations find lasting and affordable ways of entering the property market in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. More details and a buyer's guide can be found on their website.

    Homes to privately rent are usually advertised in local newspapers such as the Portsmouth & Fareham News or via local lettings agents.

    Further information, including affordable housing preferred providers in the area, can be found at on the Fareham Borough Council housing pages.


Useful links

Moving to Hampshire

Visit Hampshire (external link)

Help to Buy South (external link)

Local pages

Fareham Borough Council website (external link)

Fareham Borough Council housing pages (external link)

Portsmouth & Fareham News (external link)

Current Vacancies in Fareham