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House Removals Arbroath
Founded in the 12th Century, the attractive historic harbour of Arbroath is still in action today. Locals of Arbroath benefit from vast stretches of sandy beaches and stunning views from wild sandstone cliffs.
The most famous export of Arbroath, and loved by many, is the Arbroath Smokie. It was originally created in the village of Auchmithie and is a line-caught haddock, smoke-cured over smouldering oak chips. There are a number of family run smokehouses tucked in around the harbour who still produce delicious Smokies.
House Removals Arbroath
The old centre is the most desirable location to live in Arbroath. The fishermen’s cottages north of the centre are sought after, as are houses on the high street. For homes with sea views, Seaton Sands has some wonderful properties. There are also a number of friendly suburban estates on and off Forfar Road and between Rosemount and Keptie Roads.
Large detaches are fetching prices between £250,000 and £550,000, whereas smaller ones tend to be between £160,000 and £250,000. Semis; £100,000 to £320,000 and terraces and townhouses flittering between £100,000 and £380,000. Flats, £50,000 to £175,000.
Britannia Knight Packing is located just 20 minutes away from Arbroath, in Dundee. Therefore, we are perfectly situated to help you with your move to or from Arbroath. We also have a variety of storage options available for those who require them.
Schools in Arbroath
There are two primary schools awarded ‘very good’ by HMIE; St Thomas RC and Hayshead. Timmergreens and Inverbrothock are largely ‘good’, with Warddykes and Muirfield mostly ‘good’. Secondary schools in the harbour town are Arbroath Academy and Arbroath High School, both which have fantastic reputations.
For higher education, Dundee and Angus college has a campus in Arbroath. The remaining two campuses are half an hour away in Dundee, but there are a variety of public transport options to help students get to and from classes.
Transport Links Arbroath
Dundee and Montrose are within driving distance; 26 and 19 minutes respectively. For commuters, this may not be too mind-numbing but inevitably journey time will be extended. For those travelling further, Arbroath is just a 45-minute drive from Perth – where there is access to one of the main arterial motorways in Scotland – the M90.
Arbroath has a railway station, with direct services to a lot of cities and towns. Trains to Montrose and Dundee run twice hourly in each direction; 14 minutes to Montrose and 26 minutes to Dundee. There are also direct trains to Glasgow and Edinburgh, 1 per hour. Trains run to Glasgow Queen Street (1 hour 47 minutes) And Edinburgh (1 hour 30 minutes).
There are a number of local bus routes, servicing Arbroath and other local towns and villages.