With just a 6-minute drive from Georgetown, Eccles is considered one of the better communities on the East Bank. The quiet surroundings of the Eastern ends offers varying advantages for persons looking to find the ideal place to raise a family or just work in private. With the new access road to Georgetown, its proximity to various activities and services has certainly improved, making it one of the more desired residential neighbourhoods.
The community itself does not have any schools, but it has quite a few in the surrounding villages and with Georgetown being close by, schooling options are available. There are a number of supermarkets, with the DSL and Massy Supermarkets located approximately 6 minutes away in either North or South of the community. Entertainment and dining options exist in the form of the Princess Movie Theatre, Resto53 Bar, Amazonia Mall and numerous bars and restaurants on the public road. In terms of health care, the Health Centre is usually the first option in an emergency, and Georgetown’s options are also located approximately 10 minutes away. Access to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport is simple via the straight East Bank Demerara road and is located about 35 minutes away. Policing groups also provide an added sense of security to the community.