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If you are planning a move in Doncaster and are looking for removals or storage services, then look no further than Britannia Appleyards of South Yorkshire. Located just 20 minutes from Doncaster, 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 in Doncaster, nationwide in UK or overseas.
At Britannia Appleyards, our aim is to make your move as stress-free as possible. That’s why we start every move with a pre-move survey which allows us to discuss your moving needs with you and establish what services will be required for your move. Our friendly, expert team will be able to assist with every step of your move, providing a first-class service to every customer.
We can also facilitate business moves in Doncaster. We have the expertise needed for commercial moves, with vast experience relocating all sorts of businesses in Doncaster and the surrounding areas. We also offer additional business services, such as confidential shredding and archive storage.
If you need storage in Doncaster, Britannia Appleyards has a large and secure storage depot in nearby Rotherham. We offer a range of storage options – if you need long-term storage, container storage may be the best choice. If you prefer to have regular access to your belongings, self-storage might be better. We offer cost-effective storage solutions, whether you need just a few items stored or the entire contents of a home.
Moving to Doncaster
Located on the southern edge of Yorkshire is the traditional market town of Doncaster. It is a vibrant and lively town with a popular covered market and bustling high street. Those who live in Doncaster benefit from fantastic transport links as well as fantastic schools and colleges, leisure facilities, and The Frenchgate Shopping centre. With a wide variety of properties to suit all budgets, why not considered a move to Doncaster?
Property prices in Doncaster are generally lower than nearby Sheffield. There are plenty of terraced Victorian homes in the old industrial areas of the town as well as many new build developments featuring three- and four-bedroom family homes. Some of the larger period properties in the town have been converted to flats, allowing residents to enjoy the gorgeous features without forking out the asking price for a large property. Tickhill is a popular suburb of Doncaster, offering quaint home and Edwardian properties that are a hit with young families.
Eating, Drinking and Shopping in Doncaster
The history of Doncaster’s town centre spans back 750 years and this is echoed in the architecture of many of the shops on the high street. The Frenchgate Shopping Centre is an award-winning facility with over 130 stores. Other shopping areas include Wheatley Retail Park and the very popular Lakeside Village which is an outlet complex on the outskirts of Doncaster.
There are a multitude of great restaurants in Doncaster serving traditional British fare to Mediterranean, Asian and Italian. For an evening out, a number of the pubs and the state of the art Cast venue hosts comedy, theatre productions and gigs. Furthermore, Cask Corner and the Diamond Live Lounge regularly have live music on offer.
Doncaster Transport Links
Doncaster is close to the A1(M), M18 and M62, providing great access to nearby areas and the greater road network. Drivers can get to Scunthorpe and Sheffield in 40 minutes.
As well as a multitude of local and regional bus services, Doncaster railway station has eight platforms. There are direct services to London Kings Cross (1 hour 43 mins), Leeds (34 mins), Hull (50 mins), Sheffield (26 mins), Manchester Piccadilly (1 hour 20 mins), Newcastle (1 hour 30 mins) and Birmingham New Street (1 hour 29 mins).
Just a 20-minutes’ drive south east of Doncaster is Robin Hood Airport. Ideal for frequent business flyers and holidaymakers alike, flights travel to many European cities, Mediterranean destinations, as well as Barbados, Toronto, and New York.
If you would like more information about moving home in Doncaster, then get in touch with Britannia Appleyards for a free no obligation quote or to discuss your move. Alternatively, use the Get a Quote box above to get an idea of costs.