Tunbury Primary School

Local Area

Tunbury Primary School is located in Walderslade, Chatham and is a large suburb in the Medway Towns. Chatham is a fascinating maritime destination, situated between Rochester and Gillingham.

The town has excellent transport links with Chatham train station being just 3.5 miles away and provides high speed links into London. Both Rochester and Gillingham train stations are also within close proximity as well as a local bus station. Additionally, the A2 main road and M2 motorway are not far and easily accessible, so whether you fancy a day out in London, or a trip to the coast, you’ll have no trouble traveling quickly and easily around the county. 

Chatham itself is full of rich history that extends back more than 400 years. The historic Chatham Dockyard is one of Britain’s leading maritime heritage locations including a fantastic array of attractions and known as the world’s most complete dockyard from the Age of Sail. 

The majority of Chatham is overlooked by the famous Fort Amherst, a British Napoleonic Fortress known for its international and historical importance. With lots of tunnels to explore and spooky events at Halloween, Fort Amherst is a great day out for all the family.

There is plenty to discover in town and the surrounding areas, with Chatham being the largest town for shopping in the Medway Towns. With the Pentagon Shopping Centre close by, you’ll find a fully pedestrianised high street with a variety of leading brands and named stores, cafes and restaurants. Within the high street, you’ll find the award-winning Cafe Nucleus, not only does it serve freshly sourced food from local farms, it is also home to the Nucleus Arts Centre where local aspiring artists can display their talents.

Both the Central Theatres and The Brook sit at the heart of Chatham and offer a wide array of national touring shows and amateur productions. The Brook Theatre is home to a thriving arts centre that offers a professional theatre experience, along with community led productions and performances.

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