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St Neots Removals
St Neots is Cambridgeshire’s largest town and is situated on the banks of the Great Ouse River. The market town dates back over 1000 years and the medieval priory of St Neots is a landmark of this heritage. Although a historical place, St Neots has become modernised over the years and now the market town boasts great transport links, new housing developments and a fantastic range of shops, restaurants and amenities.
Moving to or from St Neots could not be easier. The Britannia Harrison & Rowley office is located in the town itself and has been operating for over 90 years. Britannia Harrison & Rowley offer a range of removal services and are a founding member of Britannia Movers International.
Moving to St Neots
Generally speaking, properties tend to fall between £125,000 for a flat in St Neots and £420,000 for a detached family home. There is a large variety of properties ranging from new builds to period homes, but be prepared to pay a premium price tag for Victoria and Edwardian homes in good condition.
The lettings market is also extremely buoyant in the town and those looking to rent will benefit from cheaper prices than similar towns further down the train line. There is a demand for rental properties of all shapes and sizes so there will undoubtedly be something to suit every individual taste and budget.
Schools in St Neots
Of the many primary schools in St Neots, there are some that stand out from the crowd. Little Paxton Primary, Offord Primary, Great Paxton CofE and Great Staughton Primary School are all popular choices amongst parents.
Longsands Academy is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form in St Neots. The school has academy status and is ‘good’ in the eyes of Ofsted. The other local secondary school is Ernulf Academy. This is a co-educational school but does not have a sixth form. During its latest Ofsted inspection Ernulf was told it ‘requires improvement’.
Transport Links St Neots
The A1 bypasses St Neots which means the town is linked with Peterborough and London. The nearby A428 connects to the A14 which gives easy access to Cambridge and East Anglia. To the south of St Neots is the A1 and Black Cat roundabout which gives an option for the A421 to Bedford and Milton Keynes.
In terms of public transport Stagecoach and Go Whippet provide regular local bus services. There is also a cross country service called the 5 which shuttles between Oxford and Cambridge via St Neots.
St Neots railway station is located on the East Coast Main Line and has half-hourly trains to London King’s Cross (55 mins to 1 hour 8 mins) and north to Peterborough (25 mins).