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Royston Removal Services
Royston sits on the border of Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. It is ideally located for those wanting to commute to Cambridge and London, and is conveniently situated for Stanstead Airport and Luton Airport. It is a small town of just 15,000 people and, the small population teamed with the historic architecture, gives the town a fantastic village feel.
The Britannia Movers office is located just one hour from Royston, in Shipdham. Therefore, the team are ideally located to help with any house removals to or from Royston. As well as a seamless house removals service, they also offer a number of storage solutions.
Moving to Royston
Properties in Royston tend to be Victorian, Edwardian, or new build. The modern houses tend to be cheaper than the period ones, which offer more room. Property prices start at £150,000 for a two-bedroom Victorian cottage, and £190,000 for a three-bed semi. Many of the villages on the outskirts of Royston, such as Barley, Barkward, and Bassingbourn, are very popular places to live.
In general, flats can be purchased for under £100,000, and semis fall between £180,000 and £280,000. Semi-detached homes have asking prices anywhere between £280,000 and £400,000 dependant on location, number of bedrooms, and condition of the home. Similarly, detached homes can fetch anywhere between £350,000 and £650,000 due to the same reasons.
For those looking to rent in Royston, one-bed flats are not as readily available as two-bedroom flats, which start at £800 pcm. Two and three-bed terraced homes are nearer £900 pcm, and family sized semis are over £1000 pcm. Detached homes with three to five bedrooms fall between £1350 and £2150.
Schools in Royston
There are four first schools in Royston, from reception age to year four. Icknield Walk, Roman Way, Studlands Ruse, and Tannery Drift are the options for parents in Royston. There are two middle schools, catering for years five to eight, which are Greneway and Roysia.
The Meridian School is Royston’s only school for years nine to eleven, however, it also caters to years twelve and thirteen through The Meridian Sixth Form College.
Transport Links Royston
Royston sits at the junction of the A10 and A505 roads, both of which are important road links through Hertfordshire and beyond. The town is also convenient for fast links to London and the North, as it is only a short distance from both the A1(M) and M11.
During peak hours, trains between Royston and London King’s Cross run on a fast service that gets commuters to the capital in under 40 minutes. During normal hours, there are services every 30 minutes to King’s Cross, which are either slow or semi-fast. Slow services call at all major stations to King’s Cross (1 hour 2 minutes) whereas semi-fast trains call at Baldock, Letchworth, Hitchin, Stevenage, and Finsbury Park (48 minutes). There are also direct services to Cambridge, Ely, and King’s Lynn.
For those who are frequent business flyers, both Stanstead and Luton Airports are half an hour away from Royston via car or taxi.