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House Removals Midlothian
There are 32 towns and villages that make up Midlothian. It borders the city of Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders. Midlothian is a beautifully rural area, complete with rolling green hills and huge expanses of thriving woodland. Its boundaries are marked by the Pentland Hills chain to the west and the Moorfoot Hills to the south.
With a local Britannia office located just 15 minutes away from Midlothian, in Edinburgh, moving to the county couldn’t be easier. We have expert teams to help handle your move, as a well as a variety of storage solutions if needed.
Moving to Midlothian
Those who live in Midlothian comment that there is not one place more lovely to live than the other, with the area benefitting from new schools and miles of countryside. There are beautiful manor houses for sale, many of which are listed properties. If moving to Midlothian from the south of England, you will be impressed by how much house you get for your money. 4 and 5 bedroom detached family properties can be picked up for as little as £248,000. 1 bedroom flats and bungalows can be snapped up for prices around £75,000.
Schools in Midlothian
Midlothian spans a vast area, and there are 28 primary schools. Understandably, the choice of primary school will often depend upon where you live. The majority of schools are in Bonnyrigg, Penicuik, Dalkeith and Gorebridge.
Similarly, all of the secondary schools in Midlothian are based in these areas, with the primary schools naturally feeding into partner schools. The most popular secondary school is Beeslack High School, but Dalkieth, Laddwade, Newbattle, Penicuik and St. David’s are all good high schools.
In terms of private education, the nearest two are located outside of Midlothian. Regius School provides schooling for children aged five to fourteen, and also provides an Open Access programme for home schoolers. Merchiston Castle School is located in Edinburgh and is a boarding and day school for boys aged seven to eighteen.
Transport Links Livingston
Just a 15-minute drive from Edinburgh, Midlothian is well connected to the city. Buses run frequently from the majority of towns and villages. Midlothian is serviced by four stations, Shawfair, Eskbank, Newtongrange and Gorebridge. The Borders Railway runs between Edinburgh and Tweedbank, in the Scottish Borders. Shawfair is the nearest station to Edinburgh on the route, with a journey to the city taking 16 minutes. Gorebridge is the further Midlothian town, with a journey to Edinburgh taking half an hour.
Edinburgh Airport is just an 18-minute drive from Midlothian, ideal for those flying within the UK or Europe. However, Edinburgh Airport is also served by Etihad Airways, who fly to Abu Dhabi.
Removal Services in Midlothian
Britannia Movers of Edinburgh is a family-owned local company, which specialises in moving customers from Midlothian and throughout the local area including Edinburgh, Haddington, Galashiels, Jedburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian, Kirkcaldy, Stirlingshire, Dunbar, South Fife, North Berwick, Glenrothes, Linlithgow, the Scottish borders, Bathgate and Livingston.
Storage Services in Midlothian
Our modern warehouse facility in Edinburgh offers a range of storage options to our clients in Midlothian and around, from self-storage pods to commercial archiving. We can also provide interim storage for the contents of your home here in Edinburgh or at an affiliated Britannia storage facility close to your destination as part of your relocation package.
Whether you are moving your company or your home, Britannia Movers of Edinburgh is proud to offer a professional service at competitive rates. Contact us today for more information and to discuss your individual needs.