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House Removals Stirling
Stirling is a city located in central Scotland, clustered around a large fortress and medieval old town. It is also Scotland’s heritage capital and where the Wars of Independence were fought and won. If you love history, you will revel in Stirling. Not only is there Stirling’s spectacular castle perched high above the city, the compact heritage mile that links Stirling’s Old Town with its busy city centre is resplendent in historic buildings. Beautifully preserved medieval and Renaissance churches and mansions cluster around the Old town, flanked by cobbled streets, period street furniture and Victorian styled ironwork.
Moving to Stirling
Very popular in the historic centre, particularly on Princess Street, are the small period terraces and cottages. For those who have got a serious amount of money to spend on a property, the stately stone villas and semis of King’s Park are beautiful. The areas south and west of Birkhill Road have some nice Edwardian and Victorian properties all the way down to Bannockburn. To the north of the city centre there are some modern suburban areas, perfect for families, in Causewayhead. For cheaper properties, the Riverside quarter has rows of lovely stone Victorian bay-windowed terraces.
As one of the fastest-growing cities in Scotland, property prices have risen. Properties around King’s Park have asking prices between £450,000 and £750,000. Detached homes, £130,000-£450,000. semis, £80,000-£500,000. Terraced properties, £75,000-£290,000. Flats, £70,000-£320,000.
Britannia Movers can help you with your move to or from Stirling, and we also a have a variety of storage solutions available should you require them.
Education in Stirling
In terms of primary schools, St Ninian’s is rated ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’ by HMIE and is the most sought after. Allan’s, Borestone and Braehead take the next two spots, all receiving ‘very good’ in their reports. At the bottom of the pack are Cornton and Raploch, but they are still receiving ‘good’ and ‘very good’ from HMIE.
Stirling High is a favourable secondary school, but the most popular is St Modan’s High (‘very good’ and ‘excellent’ from HMIE).
Further education is provided by Forth Valley College or the University of Stirling. The university is ranked among the top 60 universities in the world that are under 50 years old.
Stirling Transport Links
Stirling railway station serves both Glasgow and Edinburgh. Trains to Edinburgh run regularly and take just under an hour. There are twice hourly trains to Glasgow, taking anywhere between 32 to 43 minutes depending on the service.
Stirling is served by the M9 and A9. This allows the town to be extremely well connected by road; easily commutable to both Glasgow and Edinburgh – but be wary of rush hour traffic.
Glasgow Airport is under 40 minutes away from Stirling 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.
Removal Services in Stirling
Britannia Movers of specialises in moving customers to or from Stirling and throughout the Stirlingshire area whether you are moving locally, or further afield in UK or abroad. Get in touch with us today, to find out more, or to get a quote.
Stirling Storage Services
Our modern warehouse facility offers a range of storage options to our clients in Stirling and the surrounding area, 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 business or your home, Britannia Movers is proud to offer a professional service at competitive rates. Contact us today for more information and to discuss your individual needs.