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Barnsley House Removals
Nestled in South Yorkshire, Barnsley has grown into a lively town. Ideally located halfway between Sheffield and Leeds, the historical town lies on the west bank of the Dearne Valley. Although the town centre of Barnsley is thriving, the outskirts present some of the most beautiful landscapes within the UK. With great transport links, affordable housing prices and over 600 shops and businesses, it is not hard to understand why many are moving to Barnsley.
If you are looking for Barnsley removals look no further than Britannia Appleyards. Located just 35-minutes from Barnsley, Britannia Appleyards was established in the 1800’s and the great-great-grandsons of the owner are running the business now. The friendly teams at Britannia Appleyards are ready to help you move not only to or from Barnsley, but the surroundings areas too.
Moving to Barnsley
For families moving to Barnsley, well-presented three bed semis start at £50,000 – complete with off-road parking and a garden. The more budget you have, the better location and condition of your potential property. Large detached homes with three bedrooms start at £85,000, rising to £125,000 minimum for a four-bed. Traditional terraced homes are ideal for first time buyers or small families, available for as little as £35,000. One bed flats to buy are a rarity in Barnsley, but two bedroom apartments start at £40,000. Often, the smaller terraced homes are better value for money.
Renting is a popular option in Barnsley and one-bed flats can be snapped up for as little as £275 pcm. The majority of one and two bed flats, however, are in the £300 to £400 pcm bracket. Traditional red-brick terraced homes are in the £325 to £425 pcm price range with the higher values often being end of terrace of three bedroomed. Family sized semis are available upwards of £400 pcm dependant on location and condition of the property, whereas detached homes are upwards of £600 pcm.
Days Out in Barnsley
When home matches are on, many head to the Oakwell stadium to see Barnsley F.C. score some goals. A similar local highlight for Barnsley residents is the speedway racing track at Barnsley Lundwood.
Canon Hall Museum Park and Gardens is a wonderful day out for all the family, The 70 acres of rolling parkland is a safe place to let your little ones tire themselves out and you relax and wander along the pathways.
For something a little more active but still a hit for people of all ages is Calypso Cove. Families can take a dip in the extensive pools, before taking to the water flumes and torrent pool!
Transport Links Barnsley
Sitting on the M1, those who commute from Barnsley can drive to Leeds or Sheffield in 35 minutes in good traffic. Manchester, on a good day, can be accessed in under an hour and a half. If there is one thing Barnsley has to offer, it is excellent road links.
Saying that, however, Barnsley Interchange has a plethora of services. Home to both the rail and bus station, residents can hop from A to B seamlessly. Trains from Barnsley run directly to Wakefield Kirgate (15 mins), Leeds (35 mins), Huddersfield (53 mins), Sheffield (22 mins), and Nottingham (1 hour 20 mins).
Arriva Yorkshire, First South Yorkshire, Stagecoach Yorkshire and TM Travel all operate local and regional bus services from Barnsley Interchange. Residents and visitors can get information and services times via the provider’s websites.