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Britannia Alan Cook is your local Lowestoft removals company. We have been successfully moving and storing our customers’ belongings for over 40 years. We’re proud of our first-class service and extensive local knowledge of Lowestoft and the wider East Anglia area, helping to make your move stress-free.
Removal Services in Lowestoft
We can assist with your move whether you’re moving locally, nationally, or even internationally. Our professional and friendly team are ready to help with every step of your move, with no job too big or too small!
We always off a reliable and quality removal service. We can provide the right packing material or take care of the packing ourselves with our expert service. We even have specialists on board to help with moving antique and precious items, so you know all your belongings will be transported safely and securely. We can also help with office moves in Lowestoft, keeping your business downtime to the absolute minimum whilst we get you set up in your new property.
Storage Services in Lowestoft
If you’re looking for storage services in Lowestoft, Britannia Alan Cooks’ large storage warehouse is conveniently located nearby. With our secure storage facility, we can store just one item or a whole household’s worth – with a 378,050-cubic ft storage capacity, space really isn’t an issue! We can help whether you need long-term or short-term storage.
Lowestoft is the most easterly town in the UK, cited as the best place in the country to watch the sunrise. It’s situated on the coast in Suffolk, 22 miles south-east of Norwich. The seaside town first developed with the fishing industry before turning to oil and gas. Now, it’s becoming the regional centre for the renewable energy industry.
Lowestoft has much to see and do for both tourists and residents alike. The town is home to beautiful, award-winning beaches with golden sands and gorgeous views. As a seaside town, there is lots of maritime history to learn about, including at the Maritime Museum and Heritage Quay. Lowestoft is also great for shoppers, with independent boutiques and major high street retailers across the town. There is also a vibrant arts culture in Lowestoft – the Marina Theatre is the eastern home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Lowestoft Arts Centre houses a gallery and teaching studios.
Moving to Lowestoft
The average price for a property in Lowestoft is around £228,642. The majority of sales recently have been for detached homes, which fetch a price of around £306,850. There are also plenty of terraced homes, including Victorian properties – these sell for an average price of £158,860. Semi-detached homes in Lowestoft sell for an average price of £211,500.
For renters, a one-bedroom flat will cost around £500 per month. A two-bedroom property will cost around £650 per month, and a three-bedroom house will cost around £950 per month.
Pakefield, on the south side of town, has lots of terraced cottages and larger family homes can be found on Kirkley Cliff Road. Gunton Cliff and Oulton Broad have larger properties, with some homes selling for over a million.
Schools in Lowestoft
There are a number of good-quality primary schools around Lowestoft. These include Gunton Primary Academy, Poplars Community Primary School, Red Oak Primary School and Westwood Primary School, which all received Good ratings on their latest Ofsted reports.
Secondary schools in Lowestoft include East Point Academy, which received a Good Ofsted rating, and Ormiston Denes Academy, which received a rating on Inadequate on their most recent Ofsted report.
Lowestoft also has institutions for post-16 education, including Lowestoft Sixth Form College and East Coast College, which both received Good Ofsted ratings. East Coast College also provides some higher education courses through the University of Suffolk.
Transport Links in Lowestoft
Lowestoft is connected to London via the A12, with journeys by car taking around 3 hours and 45 minutes. Journeys to Norwich via the A47 will take around an hour.
Lowestoft railway station is conveniently located within walking distance to the seafront and town centre. Trains to Norwich take around 45 minutes and trains to Ipswich take around an hour and a half. Trains to London take just over two hours and 45 minutes and will require a change.
Lowestoft is also served by routes to Norwich and Great Yarmouth, including to the surrounding villages. There is a National Express Coaches stop in Lowestoft on the London to Great Yarmouth route.
For more information about removals in Lowestoft and our local storage solutions, speak to one of our staff members by email or call 01362 609121. Alternatively, you can use the Quick Quote box at the top of this page to get an idea of cost.