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Cannock House Removals
Cannock is a historical Staffordshire town that has become increasingly popular with commuters. It began as a small mining community and, as new industries came to the area, it grew into the Cannock it is today. With local links to the M6, A34, and A5 roads, as well as great rail connections, Cannock and its surrounding areas is becoming one of the most sought after places to live in Staffordshire.
Moving to Cannock
Whether you are looking to buy or rent in Cannock, there is a wide variety of properties and price brackets to suit all tastes and budgets. Many who move to Cannock tend to be young professionals or families, as the typical cost for a three-bed home is £150,000 to £200,000. However, if you are looking to purchase a property in the luxury location of Shoal Hill, look to have a minimum budget of £500,000.
The local lettings market has become increasingly buoyant over time and prospective tenants should act quickly as demand is high. A typical two bed flat or small terraced home with fetch around £475 pcm. Semi-detached properties (of family size) start at £525, escalating to £850 for a detached home with drive.
The Britannia Goodwins office is located just 20 minutes away from Cannock, in Stafford. The team offer a second-to-none removals service, tailored to each individual customer, as well as a variety of storage options.
Schools in Cannock
There are two stand-out primary schools in Cannock; St Peter’s CofE and Longford Primary School. St Peter’s is a large school, with over four hundred pupils, but it has a secure and caring environment. It has close ties with St Peter’s Church. Longford Primary offers a creative, motivational, and fun learning experience that inspired children to be the best they can be, whilst actively engaging and participating.
The two most popular secondary schools are Cardinal Griffin Catholic High School and Cannock Chase High. Cannock Chase also has a sixth form, on-site gym, swimming pool, and extensive playing fields. Cardinal Griffin offers its students a traditional Christian-based education, emphasising respect to others.
Transport Links Cannock
Due to Cannock’s excellent road links, driving to nearby cities can be relatively quick and easy if outside of rush hour. Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent are both a 30-minute drive, whereas Sheffield, Manchester, and Liverpool are all, roughly, 90 minutes away. London, despite being 140 miles away, can be reached in little over two hours in good traffic.
Cannock has a small train station with just two platforms. There are two trains per hour to Walsall (16 minutes) and Birmingham New Street (38 minutes). The majority of passengers will travel to Birmingham New Street to make connections to the likes of London, Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Manchester and Bristol.