New Homes in Rogerstone
New Homes in Rogerstone
Welcome to Rogerstone
Whether you’re discovering historic sites, shopping til you drop or walking through the South Wales countryside, there’s plenty to see and do close to the rural village of Rogerstone. Located just a short drive from Newport and within easy reach of Cardiff, a new home in Rogerstone could tick all the right boxes for you and your family.
A quick history
Rogerstone dates back to the Norman era, when a castle was built during the early 1300s. The area was mainly rural until the industrial revolution, when there was an aluminium rolling mill in the village along with collieries nearby. The Monmouthshire Canal was built in 1798, and passes by Rogerstone.
Business and industry
Although Rogerstone is a village, there are plenty of major employers within easy reach. Wales and West Utilities, Spts Technologies Group, Severn Power, Airbus DS, Celtic Manor Resort and Monmouthshire Building Society are all in and around Newport, so you won’t have to travel far for work.
Things to do in the area
Located on the Monmouthshire Brecon Canal, Rogerstone is home to the Fourteen Locks Canal Centre where you’ll find a tearoom, visitor centre and walking routes. There are lots of family-friendly places of interest nearby including Cefn Mably Farm Park, Cwmbran Boating Lake and Greenmeadow Community Farm, so there’s something for kids of all ages within easy reach of your new home.
There are a number of popular historic sites close to Rogerstone, including Caerphilly Castle, Tredegar House, Caerleon Roman Baths and the National Roman Legion Museum. When you want to go shopping, Cwmbran Shopping Centre is nearby, while Cardiff is home to a huge variety of high street, designer and independent shops.
Other places of interest nearby include Cwmcarn Forest, the Celtic Manor and Peterstone Lakes Golf Club.
Travel and commuting
Located within easy reach of the M4 and with its own train station, Rogerstone is well-connected by both road and rail. The journey to Newport takes just 10 minutes by car, while the drive takes 15 minutes to Cwmbran and 20 minutes to Cardiff.
Travelling further afield, you can get to Bristol in just 50 minutes from Rogerstone, while the drive to London takes three hours. If you want to get to the capital by train, the rail journey from Newport takes less than two hours.
If you’re going on holiday or taking a business trip, you can get to Cardiff Airport in just 40 minutes from Rogerstone, while the journey to Bristol Airport takes around 50 minutes depending on traffic.