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The Gateway by Persimmon Homes Suffolk

Easter Park, Axial Way, Colchester, CO4

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The Gateway

Your gateway to a new home in Colchester…

We're pleased to announce our collection of new homes coming soon to the northern reaches of Colchester in Essex. The Gateway has a variety of two, three and four bedroom homes - ideal for families, couples, first time buyers and those looking to invest.

    • Selection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes

    • Fantastic transport links

    • Wide range of local amenities

    • Close to Colchester's historic town centre

    • Excellent choice of schools for all ages

    The Gateway is located to the north of the attractive and historic town of Colchester, England's oldest recorded town and the first capital of Roman Britain.

    Living at The Gateway means you'll be part of a thriving, modern town with an array of attractions on your doorstep, including Colchester Zoo, St Botolph's Priory and Colchester Castle with its 11-hectares of beautiful park and gardens. Other popular venues in the town are Firstsite, the town's contemporary visual arts centre, the highly-regarded Mercury Theatre and multi-screen Odeon Cinema. You'll also be spoilt for choice when it comes to fantastic places to wine and dine.

    Colchester's historic town centre is only 3 miles away from The Gateway, benefiting from a wide range of shopping facilities within the high street including award-winning Williams and Griffin's, a Fenwick department store hosting designer brands, Culver Square and Lion Walk. The town also hosts a popular weekly market so there are plenty of options whatever your shopping needs.

    Enjoy the fantastic location...

    Close to East Anglia with its picturesque villages, and just a short drive away from the coast and the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Gateway is in the ideal situation to make the most of your wonderful surroundings. This development is also ideally located for commuters with excellent transport links to Colchester's town centre and is a short distance from the A12, the trunk road for Chelmsford and London. The Gateway is also conveniently located for access to Colchester's train stations for services to London's Liverpool Street.

    There is a good range of popular schools in the area including St Mary's School, Colchester Royal Grammar and Colchester County High. This, together with its fantastic location and a wealth of local amenities, means The Gateway could be the perfect place for your new home.

    Arrange an appointment  to find out more information about the launch of this much-anticipated new development.
    1. Selection of 2, 3 & 4 bedroom homes
    2. Fantastic transport links
    3. Wide range of local amenities
    4. Close to Colchester's historic town centre

    Site Plan




    Easter Park, Axial Way, Colchester, CO4

    Opening hours

    Monday 11am - 6pm, Tuesday Closed, Wednesday Closed, Thursday 11am - 6pm, Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 6pm, Sunday 11am - 6pm,

    Local Information

    Leisure Facilities

    Leisure World in Colchester offers year round fun for all the family, with its wide range of sports and leisure activities.

    Local Shopping

    Tollgate Centre Retail Park in Colchester offers a range of the UK's favourite stores including Boots, Next, Argos and Dreams.


    Colchester hospital is located close by.

    Transport Links

    Colchester is approximately 51 miles northeast of London and is connected to the capital by the A12 road and the Great Eastern Main Line. The town is popular with commuters, and The Gateway is situated just over 18 miles from the passenger ferry port of Harwich and 34 miles away from Stansted Airport.

    Colchester's main train station is less than 4 miles from the development with regular connections to Chelmsford, London Liverpool Street (in as little as 54 minutes), Stratford, Ipswich and Norwich.

    Several major roads are easily accessible including the A12 to Chelmsford and the M25 London. It's a 5-minute drive to the A120 with easy access to Stansted Airport and the M11.

    Approximate travel distance by car to:

    Colchester train station: 2.5 miles

    Colchester Town train station: 3.6 miles

    Sudbury: 14 miles

    Ipswich: 16.2 miles

    Braintree: 20.4 miles

    Stansted Airport: 34 miles

    Chelmsford: 26 miles

    Nearest stations:

    National Train Station logo Colchester (1.8 miles)
    National Train Station logo Colchester Town (2.7 miles)
    National Train Station logo Hythe (2.9 miles)

    Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode




    We are a national house builder with a local approach to building your new home.

    We will provide you with the specification appropriate to the locality of your selected new home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used, for example your brick colour and roof tiles. You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings encompassing the latest designs from leading manufacturers, subject to the stage of build of your chosen home. If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to purchase from our Finishing Touches scheme. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build.

    Quality Assured

    Your new home will be built in accordance with all relevant technical and building regulations, in particular the Government's Code for Sustainable Homes. In addition all stages of the construction of your new home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion of your new home we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep.

    10-year NHBC (or equivalent) Warranty

    A 10-year warranty is provided with every new Persimmon Homes home. A comprehensive guide explaining the warranty will be supplied to you.

    We will ensure warranties provided by the manufacturers of appliances are honoured for the first year of occupation. Our Customer Care Department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.

    About Developer

    Building over 16,000 beautifully-designed new homes a year in more than 380 prime locations nationwide, Persimmon is proud to be the one of the UK's most successful house builders, committed to the highest standards of design, construction and service.

    Founded in 1972 by Life President Duncan Davidson, and with our headquarters in historic York, the Group is made up of a network of 31 regional operating businesses, giving us nationwide coverage. We're building places to call home right the way from Scotland through to the South West of England.

    Attention to detail
    From design and planning, right through to adding the final Finishing Touches to your stylish new home, we keep your needs in mind, ensuring we create homes to suit all lifestyles. From the moment you reserve your new Persimmon home, we do our very best to make the experience enjoyable and informative every step of the way, not just while you're buying, but after you've moved in too. Read more about our comprehensive pre-move and after-sales pledge to our customers.

    The choice is yours
    From studio apartments to executive family homes, Persimmon has a reputation built on quality. With Persimmon you have the luxury of the widest choice of new homes in the greatest number of desirable locations throughout the UK. Each home we build is constructed with care by a dedicated team, be that the technicians behind the scenes in the office, the skilled craftsmen on site, or our professional sales people – all of whom work together to deliver the highest standards of design, construction, and service.

    Built with you in mind
    However you live your life, there's a Persimmon home to suit you, from stylish apartments to detached family homes and everything in between. Affordable but no less desirable, Persimmon is also committed to creating homes to be proud of for first-time buyers. We're here to help you get the home you really want and have a wide range of promotions and offers to help you on your way such as Help to Buy, Part Exchange and Home Change.

    Contact Us

    Contact us about The Gateway

    Call us on 01206 916033 or fill in the contact form below.

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