Where do people move to Hastings from? The top 9 places in the UK people leave for a new life in our town

Hastings people know it’s a great place to live – and it turns out that others agree.

Thursday, 25th March 2021, 4:06 pm
Updated Friday, 26th March 2021, 9:04 am
Hastings seafront

In the 12 months to June 2019, 4,470 people moved here from elsewhere in the UK, according to the latest internal migration data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS has also revealed the areas of the country from where the most people are drawn to Hastings

The most common place people arrived in the area from was Rother, with 1,082 arrivals in the year to June 2019. Pictured, Bexhill seafront
Second was Eastbourne with 196 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019.
Third was Brighton and Hove with 167 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019.
Fourth was the Wealden area with 145 arrivals in the year to June 2019. Pictured, Hailsham Pavilion
Fifth was Tunbridge Wells in Kent with 96 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019. Picture: Google Maps
Sixth was The London Borough of Bromley with 84 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019. Picture: Google Maps
Seventh was the London Borough of Hackney with 76 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019. Picture: Google Maps
Eighth was the London Borough of Lewisham with 75 arrivals to Hastingsin the year to June 2019. Picture: Google Maps
Ninth was Croydon with 66 arrivals to Hastings in the year to June 2019. Picture: Google Maps