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Keynsham House Removals
Keynsham is a historic market town in Somerset, nestled between Bristol and Bath. Surrounding the small but bustling town are pastures and woodland that have been inhabited since early times. Both the Romans and the Saxons called Keynsham home, with the Romans building grand villas in the area. Keynsham Abbey was founded by Augustinian monks in 1166, which helped Keynsham evolve into a popular market town. However, the abbey was left neglected after Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries in 1539.
In modern times, the town used to be home to a Cadburys chocolate factory. Sadly, however, it was closed in 2011 and the land was sold to developers.
Keynsham is a bustling town today, with plenty of things to see and do. As well as the usual high street retailers, the town is also home to a huge number of independent cafés and restaurants. Memorial Park provides a calm green area to enjoy a stroll or a picnic, and the Avon Valley Wildlife and Adventure Park is close by and perfect for all the family.
Moving to Keynsham
Keynsham offers a mix of properties ranging from characterful cottages to modern townhouses and flats, so there is something to suit all tastes and budgets. Semi-detached houses are the most popular to be found, offering good accommodation for families.
The Wellsway side of Keynsham is the most desirable to live. Although this inevitably comes with a price tag, the properties, environment and landscape are championed by local residents. Areas around the hospital, Rock Road, and Charlton Road, benefit from large spacious properties with sizeable gardens.
Keynsham’s famous Chocolate Quarter – the Cadbury’s factory has been developed into an extensive, state-of-the-art retirement community.
The Dapps area is a lovely conservation area, away from the town centre, with small village feel and older 17th century stone properties.
The Britannia Lanes of Somerset office is 1 hour away from Keynsham, in Bridgwater. Not only can we help you with all aspects of your move, we can also help with any storage requirements you have.
Schools in Keynsham
The two secondary schools that many local children attend are Wellsway School and Broadlands Academy. Wellsway School is extremely popular and many parents choose to buy properties within the Wellsway School catchment area.
Primary and nursery schools are situated all over Keynsham and offer fantastic levels of interaction and teaching. Wherever you live in Keynsham, a nursery or primary school will be within walking distance.
Transport Links Keynsham
For those wanting to commute to Bath or Bristol, train services are regular and take a matter of minutes. Services to Bristol Temple Meads and Bath Spa take under 10 minutes, whereas a train to Bristol Parkway is a 30-minute journey. London Paddington is also easily commutable from Keynsham, with a change in either Bristol or Bath, and journey time taking between 1 hour 42 minutes and 2 hours 10 minutes.
Driving to Bath and Bristol is also an option, but beware of traffic during peak times. Bristol is 6 miles away and Bath is 9 miles south, both accessible via the A4. Bus services from Keynsham also cover these journeys and many other local towns and villages.
To find out more or for a removal quote please contact us on 01278 447099.