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Britannia Alan Cook of Norfolk and Suffolk is your local Beccles removals company, with over 40 years experience moving and storing our customers’ belongings across Suffolk, Norfolk, and wider East Anglia. We can help with all types of moves and all kinds of storage requirements, offering a friendly and professional service tailored to your needs.
Removal Services in Beccles
Britannia Alan Cook is one of the leading removals companies in the area. We can with your move in Beccles, and as part of the Britannia Movers International network we can also help with your move nationally and internationally. We can supply all the packing materials you need for your move, and we even offer a professional packing service, taking care of all the hard work for you and giving you peace of mind that your belongings are safe in expert hands. We can also assist with business moves in Beccles, safely and efficiently relocating your company with our team of specialist business movers.
Storage Services in Beccles
If you need storage in Beccles, Britannia Alan Cook offers a variety of storage solutions to meet your needs. Our large storage facility has capacity to store a high volume of large, bulky items, or we can store just a few spare things, like ladders and carpets. We offer competitive rates for both long-term and short-term storage.
Beccles is a market town in Suffolk around 16 miles southeast of Norwich. It lies on the River Waveney on the edge of the Broads National Park, an area of navigable rivers and lakes. It’s a peaceful town that features a variety of independent shops tucked away on the winding streets of the town centre, as well as small market squares and a range of restaurants and cafes.
As well as being situated in beautiful countryside, Beccles also has plenty of things to see and do. The town has a lido, where the outdoor heated swimming pool sits right next to the river. The town also has a rich history, with a museum for visitors and locals to learn all about it. Beccles has a number of listed buildings, including the property the museum is housed in, plus the 16th-century bell tower in the town centre and the attached 14th-century church.
Moving to Beccles
The overall average property price in Beccles is £285,600. Recently, the local property market has been dominated by terraced homes, which have sold for an average of £218,965. Detached homes in Beccles sell for around £398,325 and semi-detached homes sell for around £260,800.
For those renting in Beccles, a one-bedroom home will cost around £675 per month. A two-bedroom home will cost around £800 per month and a three-bedroom home will cost around £900 per month.
Schools in Beccles
Beccles has three local primary schools. The Albert Pye Community Primary School received a Good rating from Ofsted and has a school size of 360, with a student-to-teacher ratio of 21:1.
The local Beccles secondary school is Sir John Leman High School. They received a Good rating from Ofsted and have a pupil size of 1,476, with a student-to-teacher ratio of 17:1.
Transport Links in Beccles
Beccles railway station is on the East Suffolk line. There are hourly services on weekdays to Ipswich and Lowestoft – journeys to Ipswich take just over an hour and to Lowestoft take just under 20 minutes. Trains to Norwich take an hour and ten minutes with a change at Lowestoft and trains to London take two and a half hours with a change at Ipswich.
A bus network connects Beccles with Norwich and Lowestoft, as well as the surrounding villages and nearby towns. Routes include to Loddon, Southwold, Great Yarmouth, and Halesworth.
The town is close to the A146 road which connects it to Norwich and Lowestoft. Driving to Norwich from Beccles takes 45 minutes and to Lowestoft takes 20 minutes.
For more information about Beccles removals and storage services, speak to our team by email or call 01362 609121. Alternatively, you can use the Quick Quote box at the top of this page for an idea of the cost.