education Hampshire

Living and working in Havant

  • The borough of Havant is Hampshire’s most south-easterly location, set on the coast just east of Portsmouth.

    The town of Havant is a thriving market town, most of which is a conservation area. Its population is around 125,000.

  • Havant
  • More about the area

    There are a number of country parks to enjoy, including Staunton Country Park and Queen Elizabeth Country Park, situated on the South Downs.

    Hayling Island is a very popular destination as a traditional seaside resort with much on offer, including funfair, seaside railway, WWII Heritage Trail and seaside walks.

    Emsworth is highly regarded amongst food-lovers, walkers and artists.

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

    • 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 or via local lettings agents.

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


Useful links

Moving to Hampshire

Visit Hampshire (external link)

Help to Buy South (external link)

Local pages

Havant Borough Council website (external link)

Havant Borough Council housing pages (external link)

Current Vacancies in Havant Map