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Britannia Alan Cook is your reliable, local Stowmarket removals company. We have been successfully moving and storing our customer’s items for over 40 years in Stowmarket and the wider areas of Suffolk and Norfolk. Our friendly and professional service will make moving and storing your belongings completely hassle-free and we’ll always find the most efficient and simple solution for your needs.
Removal Services in Stowmarket
Britannia Alan Cook provides a first-class removals service in Stowmarket and the surrounding areas in East Anglia. We can help with all sorts of removals locally, nationally, and internationally, as we’re part of the Britannia Movers international network. Our expert team are on hand to help with every step of your move, from providing professional packing materials and packing your items, to unpacking at your destination. We can also assist with business moves in Stowmarket, safely transferring your business and equipment to your new premises with minimal downtime.
Storage Services in Stowmarket
If you need storage in Stowmarket, we offer a range of storage options at our large facility, so we’re sure to find the solution you need. We can offer a range of long-term and short-term storage, with containers available to store just a few items or a whole property’s worth. Our secure facility is monitored with an alarm system, so you’ll know your items will be kept safe.
Stowmarket is a market town in Suffolk and is the largest town in the Mid Suffolk district. It lies on the River Gripping and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. The town itself is rich in history, with its market status dating back to Medieval times. Now, the bi-weekly market is held on Thursdays and Saturday with local stall holders selling their wares.
A vibrant town, Stowmarket has held an annual festival for over 50 years, featuring a fun fair, fireworks, and a procession through the town. It also hosts a few festivals, including Stow-Fest and Stowblues Festival, which both showcase live music. It also boasts great facilities, including a leisure centre, sports facilities, and green areas.
Moving to Stowmarket
The overall average property price in Stowmarket is £253,999, cheaper than Suffolk’s average of £317,203. Semi-detached properties have been popular in Stowmarket recently, selling for an average price of £257,562. Terraced homes sell for an average of £209,348 and detached home sell for around £328,000.
For people looking to rent in Stowmarket, a one-bedroom home will cost around £675 per month. A two-bedroom home will cost around £750 per month and a three-bedroom home will cost around £900 per month.
Schools in Stowmarket
There are nine primary schools in the Stowmarket catchment area, with a teacher to pupil ratio of 21:1. Primary schools include Chilton Community Primary School, Abbot’s Hall Community Primary School, and Ceders Park Community Primary School, which all received Good ratings from Ofsted.
The main secondary school in Stowmarket is Stowmarket High School. This is a new academy and has not yet been assessed by Ofsted. 32% of pupils achieved a grade 5 or above at GCSE and 96% of pupils complete their main study programme.
Transport Links in Stowmarket
Stowmarket is on the busy trunk road between Bury St Edmonds and Ipswich. Driving to Ipswich takes 23 minutes and driving to Bury St Edmonds takes 36 minutes.
Stowmarket railway station is on the main railway line between Norwich and London, with journeys to Norwich taking 30 minutes and journeys to London taking around an hour and a half. There are also numerous services operated by Greater Anglia, connecting the town to Peterborough, Cambridge, and Colchester.
For local travel, Stowmarket has an extensive bus network, in the town and further afield. Services include to Bury St Edmonds, Ipswich, Norwich, and Mendlesham.
For more information about Stowmarket 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.