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Yeovil House Removals
A vibrant market town in Somerset, Yeovil has a population of 40,000. It’s position on the Fosse Way (now the A37) between Dorchester and Ilchester makes it much easier for people to reach, and we have the Romans to thank for that. Its modern pedestrian shopping precinct recalls the town’s Roman roots in its name, the Quedam, while housing many national retailers. The town centre also has a major department store, countless specialist shops and outdoor markets on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Yeovil is very much happy medium for those looking to live within easy reach of a town with excellent facilities but who still want the quality of life associated with the many pretty villages of the surrounding South Somerset countryside.
Moving to Yeovil
Yeovil has a lot of residential areas, with new builds going up regularly. Due to areas around the town being a little less than desirable, many choose to live on the outskirts in areas such as Mudford, Marston Magna, and Queen Camel.
Terraced properties are the big seller in Yeovil, with these homes fetching an average price of £148,772. Semi-detached properties can be bought for somewhere in the region of £177,137, and detached properties, £287,126.
The Britannia Lanes of Somerset office is under an hour’s drive away from Yeovil, 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 Yeovil
Like any area with the population made up of families, there are a number of schools in Yeovil. In terms of Primary education, Preston C of E, Huish, North Cadbury, and East Coker are the top rated in the area.
In terms of Secondary schools, the pickings are slimmer when it comes to top-ranked establishments. However, Preston Academy has a fantastic reputation and is ranked ‘good’ by Ofsted. Other schools include Westfield Academy on Sitby Road, and Bucklers Mead Academy which has specialist music and technology facilities.
The Park School, situated near to the centre of town, is Yeovil’s only independent school and offers co-education for day students and boarders.
Further education is principally offered by Yeovil College.
Transport Links Yeovil
Yeovil has 2 train stations, Yeovil Junction and Yeovil Pen Mill. Yeovil Junction is the busier of the 2, due to services running to London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids. Great Western Railway operate services between Gloucester and Weymouth via Bristol Temple Meads to Pen Mill station. There is a limited service running from this station on Saturdays, to Weymouth and London Waterloo
Yeovil is accessible from Junction 5 of the M5 by following the A358 and A303.
First operate a network of regular local bus routes around Yeovil, including nearby towns and villages.