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House Removals Norwich
Home to national treasure, Delia Smith, Norwich is a town loved by its citizens. With the city now the home of the University of East Anglia, the city has had no choice but to become forward thinking, which has transformed it into a vibrant and cosmopolitan hub. Norwich is a great place for individuals and families, with the Broads close by, and a fantastic cultural scene. There are also countless amounts of shops, restaurants, bars, and pubs to enjoy.
Britannia Movers has been helping happy customers move into and around the Norwich area for over 35 years. Whether you’re relocating out of the Norwich area, or just moving a couple of streets down, we’ll assist with every stage of your removals in Norwich.
Moving to Norwich
Property prices are steadily rising in Norwich, as many people latch on to its appeal. A typical one-bed flat will cost around £95,000, and anything bigger will set buyers back at least £135,000. The most popular place to rent or buy is the area between Ipswich and Newmarket Roads, colloquially known as the ‘Golden Triangle’. However, properties in this area are often decadent Victorian villas with asking prices over £400,000. If you do not have this budget, the other popular areas are around the cathedral or university.
Schools in Norwich
Norwich is home to one of the oldest schools in the world, the renowned Norwich School. It dates back to 1096 and is located in the Cathedral Close. It has both lower and senior schools, as well as a sixth form, and it is ranked ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted throughout. The area’s other highly recognised independent schools include Norwich High School for Girls and Wymondham College. Reepham High School and Notre Dame High School are the most popular state schools in Norwich.
Transport Links Norwich
Frequent business flyers will be thrilled by a move to the city, as Norwich Airport provides regular flights to the likes of Amsterdam, Aberdeen, Manchester, and a variety of European and international destinations.
Norwich railway station (formerly known as Norwich Thorpe) is the eastern terminus of the Great Eastern Main Line, which spans 144 miles to the western terminus, London Liverpool Street. Trains to London run on the hour, and thirty minutes past the hour, with journey times taking just under 2 hours. Services also run to Cambridge, Manchester, Liverpool, Great Yarmouth, Sheringham, and Nottingham.
Norwich is served by a number of A roads, but the A11 is the most prevalent. The A11 is the main road down to Newmarket, where it links with the M11 towards London. However, driving to London takes over two hours from Norwich, so public transport is a quicker option