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Folkestone Removals

Britannia Bearsbys is your local Folkestone removals company, offering a range of removals and storage services in Folkestone and the wider Kent area. We’re a family-run business with over 30 years experience providing friendly, reliable removals and storage services in the area.

Removals in Folkestone

We have a highly trained removals team who always take a friendly, professional approach. We’ll tailor our removals services to your needs, and we can cater to all sizes of moves, from small flats to large homes.

We can also help with your business moves in Folkestone. We know how disruptive moving can be for your business, so we’ll make sure your company is relocated quickly and efficiently, so you can get back up and running as soon as possible.

For all types of moves, we’ll first carry out an extensive pre-move survey. This allows us to properly prepare for your move, assessing what equipment will be needed as well as how many staff and any extra services you might require.

For more information on our Folkestone removals service, please contact us or request a removal Quote.

Storage in Folkestone

If you need storage in Folkestone, our Kent storage facility has the solution. We provide flexible storage options, with no minimum term, so you’re never locked in to a contract. We have a variety of container and self-storage unit sizes, so you can find the right option for your needs. We use state-of-the-art security and CCTV to ensure your belongings are kept safe while they’re with us, giving you the peace of mind that your items are in good hands.

For more information on our Folkestone storage services, contact us or request a storage Quote.

About Folkestone

Folkestone is a port town in Kent, on the English Channel. It lies on the southern edge of the North Downs, between two cliffs. Folkestone has had a settlement since the stone age and has a history of being an important shipping port and harbour throughout the 19th and 20th century. It still retains its shipping links to this day but has also flourished as an artsy seaside resort town.

Folkstone’s Creative Quarter in the old town is home to artists, and independent creative businesses and boutiques. The cobbled streets are close to the beach and give residents and visitors somewhere to wander and buy local wares. Folkestone also boasts beautiful beaches as well as expansive views from the cliffs and walks across the marshes and nature reserve on the seafront. Across the town are various gardens and parks for people to enjoy outside green space.

Moving to Folkestone

Folkestone has a range of properties on offer. There are Victorian terraced properties and charming historic homes in the old town. There are also larger villas and mansions to the west side of town, with new build developments on the seafront.

The average price for property in Folkestone is £333,020. Terraced homes have been most popular on the market, selling for an average price of £299,300. Semi-detached homes sell for around £360,160 and flats sell for around £220,500.

For renters, a one-bedroom flat will cost around £750 per month. A two-bedroom home will cost around £900 per month and a three-bedroom home in Folkestone costs around £1,250.

Schools in Folkestone

Folkestone has many good quality schools for all ages. This includes around 14 primary schools and seven secondary schools across the town. Some of the best primary schools include Seabrook CofE Primary School and St Martin’s CofE Primary School, which both have Outstanding Ofsted ratings.

For secondary education, some of the best schools include the Harvey Grammar School and the Folkestone School for Girls, which both have Outstanding Ofsted ratings. There is one independent school in Folkestone, Earlscliffe, which provides sixth form education.

Transport Links Folkestone

Folkestone has great transport links and is very popular with London commuters. A direct train from Folkestone Central station to London St Pancras takes less than an hour, with one service every hour throughout the week. Trains from Folkestone West station to Dover take less than 15 minutes. The Eurotunnel Shuttle terminal for car transport to Calais via the Channel Tunnel is close by in Cheriton.

Folkestone is also well connected via roads, being at the Eastern end of the M20. Driving to London from Folkestone typically takes between an hour and 40 minutes and two hours. Driving to Maidstone takes around 45 minutes and to Ashford takes less than half an hour.

Folkestone also has regular bus services connecting the town to Kent and East Sussex. Routes include to Canterbury, Dover, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone.

For more information about Folkestone removals and storage services, speak to our team by email or call 01622 611861, or use the Quote request form. 

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