Sutton Coldfield Removals
Sutton Coldfield is one of the most prestigious towns to live in the Birmingham area and is particularly favoured by families and top earners. Just seven miles north of Birmingham centre, many who work in the city escape to Sutton Coldfield due to the fantastic schools and short commute of only 20 minutes by train.
Moving to or from Sutton Coldfield doesn’t need to be stressful. The Britannia Bradshaw office is located just 30 minutes from Sutton Coldfield, in Halesowen. Britannia Bradshaw began life in 1884 in Manchester, with the Birmingham branch opening in 2012 and offering removals and storage services across the West Midlands.
Moving to Sutton Coldfield
The historic Royal town of Sutton Coldfield was recently voted one of the best places to raise children in the entire county, so it’s no surprise the properties in the Royal town are the most sought after, with houses on the prestigious four oaks estate selling for an average price of £1 million. Alongside the new builds, the area consists of mostly traditional period and terraced houses.
Those looking to buy property in the area may find the wallets stretched when it comes to buying a house or flat. Property prices for different homes vary greatly, with a one bedroom flat starting at £60,000 whilst detached houses sell for an average price of £440,000. The lettings market is a little less challenging, with an average cost of £695 pcm for a three bedroom house.
Schools in Sutton Coldfield
There are a number of great primary schools in the area, including the Deanery Primary school and Whitehouse Common. Boldmere Junior school was also named the top primary school in Birmingham in 2016. Catholic and private primary schools are also widely available.
Students in secondary schools in the area perform extremely well in there GCSES, and mixed or single sex schools are available. The top rated secondary schools in the area are both single sex Grammar schools, with the Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls reaching the top spot with 99% of their students reaching 5 A*- C GCSE results. State schools in the area include Fairfax school, The Arthur Terry school and Highclare school all gaining high percentages of A*- C GCSE grades.
Transport Links Sutton Coldfield
Just 7 miles north of Birmingham, those who commute into the city centre by car will find the average journey about 30 minutes long, with easy access to the country’s motorway network including the M6 and M42. The bus service is into the city centre takes between 25-40 minutes with buses running on average every seven minutes.
The town centre has just one railway station of Victorian architecture with elaborate ceilings and pillars and red brick. The Sutton Coldfield railway station is Located on the Birmingham ‘Cross City Line’ with six trains running per hour to Birmingham. Operated by London Midland, the journey is quick, lasting just 20 minutes.