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Malvern is a pretty spa town in the county of Worcestershire. Many people love living in Malvern due to the access to the beautiful Malvern Hills and the general abundance of green spaces that separate the smaller civil parishes. Over the years, Malvern has become an attractive escape for commuters and professionals working in Worcester or Hereford due to the great road links and access to two train stations.
Moving to or from Malvern doesn’t need to be stressful. The Britannia Bennetts office is located in the town itself. Britannia Bennetts started in 1987 and, therefore, they are the best firm to contact in regard to removals and storage solutions.
Moving to Malvern
Property prices for different types of homes in Malvern vary dramatically. One bed flats start at £70,000 and continue through to £300,000. Two bed terraced homes fall into the £145,000 to £250,000 bracket and buyers can get their hands on a three-bed semi for as little as £150,000. Large family homes, depending on your budget, can scale £275,000 to in the millions.
The rental market in Malvern is there but don’t expect to see countless properties that match your criteria. Flat and property shares are common but individuals can pay over £500 pcm to secure a one or two bed flat to themselves. There are often a few terraced homes available but families will find it a little challenging to rent anything larger than a three-bed semi.
Schools in Malvern
There are many primary schools in Malvern but some stand out amongst parents. Malvern Parish CofE and St James CofE both received ‘good’ ranking in their latest Ofsted inspections. Malvern Wyche CofE and Leigh and Bransford Primary are both ‘outstanding’.
There are two state secondary schools in Malvern. The Chase School is a co-educational facility but ‘requires improvement’ according to Ofsted. Dyson Perrins CofE Sports College is also co-ed and has Academy status. It is ‘good in the eyes of Ofsted.
Independent schools in Malvern include Malvern St James (for girls only) and Malvern College. This school is a co-ed independent day and boarding school for those aged 13 to 18.
Transport Links Malvern
Malvern has two train stations; Great Malvern and Malvern Link. Great Malvern retains its original Victorian design and is a Grade II listed building. Services from Great Malvern head to Birmingham New Street, Worcester, Hereford, London Paddington, Kidderminster, Oxford, Bristol Temple Meads and Gloucester.
Trains from Malvern link station run westbound to Hereford and eastbound to Worcester Foregate Street. Many of the stations called at by Great Malvern trains are also serviced by trains from Malvern Link.