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Participate in this year’s car free day

September 19th 2016
By: Melanie
Participate in this year’s car free day

Each year on the 22 September people around the world participate in the annual car free day, it’s a day when people stop using their cars and instead try out other alternatives such as public transport, walking or biking to get to work or school. People are also encouraged to work from home where possible.

Car free day started way back in the 1970’s during the oil shortage and during the 90’s more European countries have continued to hold this car free day.

The idea behind this day is to help promote different ways in which we can travel to work/school, either by car sharing or using public transport. Cars not only pollute the environment they also contribute to noise levels. The World Car Network or WCN wants people to think about avoiding using their cars throughout the year, as they say it would result in a better environment in our cites and towns. They state ‘As the climate heats up, World Carfree Day is the perfect time to take the heat off the planet, and put it on city planners and politicians to give priority to cycling, walking and public transport, instead of to the automobile.” If you would like to find out more information about this day please follow this link: http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/resources.php

We are very lucky in Essex and Hertfordshire as we have some great public transport networks, from our towns and rural areas.

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If you would like to have a car free day 365 days of the year then Intercounty Stansted has this 2 bedroom bungalow  for sale (featured above) situated in a quiet courtyard just a two minutes walk from the main station, shops and restaurants in Stansted.

Luxuriously appointed throughout, it has vaulted ceilings with roof light windows, high spec kitchen with granite work tops and integrated appliances, 2 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, 2 fully tiled en-suite bathrooms with large walk in showers, oak finish internal doors. This property benefits from a 10 year warranty,allocated parking bay right outside your front door, gas central heating and pre-wired for SKY TV. Awaiting EPC Band.

Features include:

  • Awaiting EPC Band
  • Newly Converted Bungalow
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Open Plan Living Space
  • Allocated Parking
  • Will Be Finished To A High Standard

The property is on the market for offer in excess of £265,000. If you would like to find our more information about this property or you would like to arrange a viewing please contact Intercounty Stansted on 01279 814400 or follow this link https://www.intercounty.co.uk/property/bungalow-for-sale-woodfield-mews-stansted-cm24-id-600136681/search

Photo source: http://www.worldcarfree.net/wcfd/resources.php