Living in Suffolk

Below provides information and resources for those thinking of moving to Suffolk. There is information about property in Suffolk as well as what Suffolk is like as a place to live.

Property search

Suffolk’s housing market is diverse, in age, character and size – from one bedroom or studio apartments in towns to large barn conversions in rural areas.

Whether you're looking to buy or rent, Suffolk is an affordable place to live with house prices, on average 40% lower than in London.  Visit the following websites for properties in Suffolk; and find contact details for most estate and letting agents:



Help to Buy Scheme

If you want to purchase a home of your own, but can’t afford to buy on the open market, Help to Buy could be your way onto the property ladder.

For more information, visit the Help to Buy East and South East website.

Living in Suffolk

To find out more about what Suffolk is like as a place to live, what there is to do and see:

Places to visit explore and see:

Suffolk businesses and the local economy:

Suffolk's countryside and wildlife

Culture, heritage and leisure

What our Social Workers have to say...

Social Worker Leon Gillings
Leon Gillings

“I chose social work because I liked the idea how helping people whilst also being accredited as a professional. I wanted a career that was meaningful, full of challenge and diversity and that I could be proud to be a part of.”

Social Worker Cheryl Robinson
Cheryl Robinson

"I am proud to be a Social Worker in Suffolk, making a real difference to Children and their families lives."

Social Worker Charnine De'ath
Charnine De'ath

“Our role is about getting people to see that there is something better out there for them and their children and that they are able to make the positive changes for themselves with the support of us and their family & friends - We empower families and give them the confidence to make changes”

Social Worker Tunde Oyeniyi
Tunde Oyeniyi

“I have been at Suffolk County Council almost 7 years and been ABE trained, completed a post qualifying specialist award in children and families with the University of East Anglia and have my Practice Educator award.”

Social Worker Jade McMurray
Jade McMurray

“There’s nothing better than when you’ve been able to make those changes and support a family along their journey and to have such a positive outcome, when you’re able to step back and let them do it for themselves.”

Social Worker Victoria Morphew
Victoria Morphew

“Working in Suffolk County Council you cross paths with lots of other professionals; everyone is really friendly and all want to build really good working relationships. You have a great network of contacts and support here.”