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Britannia Chase has extensive experience providing removals in Cirencester and the wider area. With our professional expertise, friendly service and local knowledge, we provide a first-class, stress-free move for both home and business moves.
Removal Services in Cirencester
Our removal services are tailored to your needs and our friendly professional teams are on hand to help make your move as stress-free as possible. We move customers across the whole of the Cirencester area, so whether you are moving locally, relocating elsewhere in the UK or even moving overseas, we can help make your move as smooth as possible.
Our home removal service includes a pre-move survey, carried out by a member of our team, which can now be done via video call through the Britannia Movers App, if preferred. This helps us tailor the removals to meet your needs, so if you need packing materials, or our full or part packing service, or any of our flexible storage options, then we can include that for you.
We will provide high-quality packing materials to ensure the safe transportation of your treasured possessions, or if you are working or have young children to care for, why not let us send in our team of trained packers to do some or all of the hard work for you?
Cirencester Storage Services
We have a large, secure storage warehouse facility in Gloucestershire. We can provide both long- and short-term storage at competitive rates and you’ll have the peace of mind that your items are well cared for in our alarmed facility. We can also provide a full packing service for your container and can either bring the container to you or you can pack your items at our storage warehouse.
Moving to Cirencester
Cirencester has beautiful period properties and the architecture of the town can span several centuries. On the cusp of the Cotswolds, Cirencester’s market town status was mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086 and traders still set up their stalls every Monday and Friday, since 1999. Crafts and antiques markets are also regularly held in the town.
If you can afford it, buying in the centre of Cirencester is a must, particularly in lanes such as Dollar Street and Black Jack Street. The hotchpotch of detached properties and old Victorians around St Michael’s Park are also very sought after. For more modern properties, many seek homes on Somerford Road, or more towards the area of Stratton.
The average house price in Cirencester is £340,000. Terraced homes sell for around £307,520 and flats sell for around £322,585. Semi-detached home sell for an average price of £380,155 and detached home sell for around £500,000.
Schools in Cirencester
In terms of primary schools, Powell’s C of E and Watermoor C of E are awarded ‘good’ from Ofsted. However, Stratton C of E is ‘outstanding’ and has a number of school clubs and has a real rich focus upon music. Deer Park and Kingshill are ‘outstanding’ secondary schools.
For those wishing their children to be privately educated, Rendcomb College is a co-educational, boarding and day school for 3 to 18 year olds. It is set in the beautiful Cotswolds countryside. Hatherop Castle Preparatory School is a co-ed prep and day boarding school for children between the ages of 2 and 13. Boarders are admitted at the age of 7.
Cirencester College is the main hub for further education.
Cirencester Transport Links
By car: Cirencester is just a 25-minute drive from the M5, connecting the town with other major road networks in the UK. It is around an hour’s drive to Bristol and Oxford and 30 minutes to Swindon. Driving to London is a bit of a mammoth task at just under 100 miles, and taking 1 hour 40 minutes without traffic.
By train: Cirencester used to have three railway stations, none of which are now in use. The nearest train station is four miles away in Kemble. Buses connect Cirencester to the station and there is a car park with 220 spaces. There is one direct service to London Paddington every two hours, with a journey time of 1 hour 18 minutes. There is an alternative service every other hour, with passengers changing at Swindon to carry on to London. Journey times aren’t horrendous however, at just under 1 hour 30 minutes. Trains also run to and from Cheltenham and Westbury.
By bus: There are also a vast amount of local bus services covering Cirencester and surrounding areas, and there is one National Express coach stop at the Beeches car park. Routes connect Cirencester to Newcastle, London, Hereford and Birmingham.