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House Removals East Kilbride
East Kilbride is the largest town in South Lanarkshire, and also the first designated ‘New Town’ of Scotland in 1947. Areas were becoming cramped, so East Kilbride was developed to house people moving from nearby Glasgow.
Moving to East Kilbride
East Kilbride has an overall average house price of £131,768. This is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Hairmyres (£131,837), but is more expensive than Calderwood (£83,075) and cheaper than Stewartfield (£213,857).
Like the majority of locations in Scotland, any type of property can be purchased – from a 6 bedroom detached house to 1 bedroom flats for £25,000. For first time buyers, 2 bedroom flats tend to have asking prices around £50,000. Idyllic 4 bedroom detached family homes go for prices around £195,000 – £210,000.
The Britannia office is located just 30 minutes away from East Kilbride, in Glasgow. Therefore, we are perfectly situated to help you with your move to or from East Kilbride, and we also a have a variety of storage options available should you require them.
Attractions in East Kilbride
East Kilbride is championed for its parks and outdoor spaces. Calderglen Country Park has a choice of walks, through woodland that contains the ruins of both Calderglen Castle and Craigneith Castle. James Hamilton Heritage Park contains a man made lake with water sports facilities and is overlooked by Mains Castle. Langlands Moss is a local nature reserve, a favourite for families who enjoy the outdoors – and wildlife!
The National Museum of Rural Life, located in nearby Kittochside, gives visitors a great insight into 1950’s life in East Kilbride. The working farm is a great way to get enveloped in the history of the area. Whiteless Wind Farm is the UK’s largest on-shore wind farm and has a fantastic visitors centre and interactive exhibitions for children and intrigued adults.
There is also a plethora of sporting facilities in East Kilbride. There are a number of golf courses and an ice rink, but Dollan Aqua Centre is most popular. It boasts the first 50 metre pool in Scotland, as well as a health suite, state of the art gym, and café.
East Kilbride Transport Links
East Kilbride has a train station with trains running twice hourly to Glasgow Central. These services are direct and journey time takes half an hour. To get to Edinburgh, passengers need to change trains, and journeys take roughly 2 hours.
There are many main roads that connect East Kilbride to Glasgow and the M77 motorway. Commuting to Glasgow by car will take around 25 minutes, but this will be longer during rush hour traffic. There are also a number of bus services running across East Kilbride and Greater Glasgow.
Glasgow Airport is a 20-minute drive away from East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride
If you are looking for a removal service in East Kilbride, Britannia Movers of Glasgow is the first choice for customers moving in Lanarkshire. As a family run removals company, and with over 35 years experience in the industry, we can help make your move as smooth and stress-free as possible. Request a no obligation quote online by using the above form, or call us on 01412 783638 to discuss your removal requirements in more detail.
Storage Services in East Kilbride
Whether you are looking for storage for your personal effects or commercial storage for your business, our warehouse provides a variety of options to suit your needs.
Contact us today to discuss your requirements. Our team looks forward to hearing from you.