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Locks Heath is a western residential suburb of Fareham, in the south of Hampshire, England. It lies to the east of Sarisbury and Warsash, to the west of Titchfield, and to the south of Park Gate and Swanwick on a relatively flat area of land off the coastal plain between the valleys of the River Hamble to the west and the River Meon to the east.
The residential area is a mix of medium to large houses and bungalows, mostly detached but some semi-detached at a mostly medium density. There is a high number of mature trees to front gardens and forming front boundaries (remnants of historic boundaries) adding to the tranquil character of most roads.
The Lockswood centre in Locks Heath was built to provide facilities including The Lock Stock and Barrel pub and a supermarket. The centre now provides a focal point for the area and also includes a library/community centre and a GP surgery. The centre is arranged in a u-shape around a pedestrian space and set within a continuous large hard-surfaced area of parking
There are numerous local pubs and restaurants to suit all taste buds and as with any major City, there is always a very wide choice of Bars and clubs. The city centre of Southampton is only a twenty minute drive away from Park heath and Lock gate and offers a huge variety of nightlife from cinemas to restaurants and clubs.
There are many junior schools including St.Johns School and Locks Heath Junior School where most of the Locks Heath infants pupils go to after they leave primary school, Hook- with- Warsash Junior School, Park Gate Primary School and Sarisbury Junior School. The only state secondary school is Brookfield Community School and Language College where an average 90% of pupils transfer to.
First Hampshire and Dorset bus operators serve the bus routes in Locks Heath.
The nearest train station from Locks Heath is Swanick. This is located 1 mile away. The nearest large train station is Southampton Central which is located just twenty minutes away in the city centre.