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Removals East Kilbride
Britannia Glasgow & Ayrshire is your local removals company for East Kilbride, we pride ourselves on our first class service ensuring your move is stress-free from start to finish.
Call us 0141 301 1446 or email to get a quote or to discuss your requirements.
Removal Services in East Kilbride
If you are looking for a removal service in East Kilbride, choose Britannia Glasgow & Ayrshire. We are a local professional, highly trained removals company with years of removals experience. We tailor our removals service to your needs, so can help as little or as much as required. We can provide packing materials, or a packing service, as well as storage, just let us know what you would like to include.
Wherever you are moving to, we can help, whether you are moving locally in East Kilbride, moving further afield in Scotland, UK or overseas.
Get a no obligation quote online by using the above form, or call 0141 301 1446 to discuss your removal requirements in more detail.
Storage Services in East Kilbride
We can also provide storage facilities, which is especially useful if you are moving long distance.
If you are looking for more long-term storage for your personal effects, or commercial storage for your business, our warehouse storage facility provides a variety of flexible options to suit your needs.
Moving to East Kilbride
East Kilbride is the largest town in South Lanarkshire, and also the first designated ‘New Town’ of Scotland in 1947. Areas were becoming cramped, so East Kilbride was developed to house people moving from nearby Glasgow.
Like the majority of locations in Scotland, pretty much any type of property can be purchased in East Kilbride, from 1 bedroom flats to a 6 bedroom detached home. For first time buyers, 1 bedroom flats tend to have asking prices around £50K. Idyllic 4 bedroom detached family homes go for prices around £300K.
Why move to East Kilbride
East Kilbride is championed for its parks and outdoor spaces. Calderglen Country Park has a choice of walks, through woodland that contains the ruins of both Calderglen Castle and Craigneith Castle. James Hamilton Heritage Park contains a man made lake with water sports facilities and is overlooked by Mains Castle. Langlands Moss is a local nature reserve, a favourite for families who enjoy the outdoors – and wildlife!
The National Museum of Rural Life, located in nearby Kittochside, gives visitors a great insight into 1950’s life in East Kilbride. The working farm is a great way to get enveloped in the history of the area. Whiteless Wind Farm is the UK’s largest on-shore wind farm and has a fantastic visitors centre and interactive exhibitions for children and intrigued adults.
There is also plenty of sporting facilities in East Kilbride, with a number of golf courses and an ice rink, but Dollan Aqua Centre is most popular. It boasts the first 50 metre pool in Scotland, as well as a health suite, state of the art gym, and café.
East Kilbride Transport Links
East Kilbride has a train station with trains running twice hourly to Glasgow Central. These services are direct and journey time takes half an hour. To get to Edinburgh, passengers need to change trains, and journeys take roughly 2 hours.
There are many main roads that connect East Kilbride to Glasgow and the M77 motorway. Commuting to Glasgow by car will take around 25 minutes, but this will be longer during rush hour traffic. There are also a number of bus services running across East Kilbride and Greater Glasgow.
Glasgow Airport is a 20-minute drive away from East Kilbride and has numerous flights nationally and to destinations in Europe. There are also flights to America, the Caribbean, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, and Africa.