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Bournemouth House Removals
Bournemouth is an extremely popular tourist and residential town. The 7 miles of stunning Dorset coastline, teamed with some of the warmest, driest, and sunniest weather in the UK ensures that Bournemouth is the place to be, especially during the summer.
The town is loved by a multitude of different personalities, with pensioners rubbing shoulders with partying students and yummy mummies treading the same pavements as many corporate workers. Sun, sea, and low crime rates make Bournemouth an extremely attractive place to live and work.
Moving to Bournemouth
Property prices in Bournemouth are on par with those in the South East, however, all areas have their expensive and more affordable streets. Some of the most affluent areas can be found in neighbouring Boscombe and Winton – with nearly all properties either semi’s or detached and boasting three or four bedrooms minimum. Other popular areas include Spring Bourne, Westbourne, South Bourne and Charminster.
Flats in Bournemouth are selling for an average of £184,798. Detached properties are fetching an average of £362,658, whereas semi-detached properties have asking prices around £245,000.
The Britannia Leatherbarrows of Dorset office is located just outside of Bournemouth, in Christchurch. We can help alleviate the stress associated with moving, and help your move to or from areas in Dorset as smooth as possible. We also offer a variety of storage services should your needs require it.
Shopping in Bournemouth
Bournemouth town centre is cosmopolitan and has excellent shopping facilities, a growing café culture, and a compelling night life scene.
Bournemouth’s shopping offering is split into seven distinct areas and referred to as ‘Shopping Seven’. The town centre, Westbourne, Winton, Castlepoint, Charminster and Boscombe are all favoured shopping districts and each has its own charm. From high street favourites and designer boutiques, to antiques shops and markets, shopping in Bournemouth is championed by locals and visitors alike.
Transport Links Bournemouth
Bournemouth has three train stations, the main being Bournemouth. Pokesdown railway station is in the east and Branksome to the west. There is an excellent train service to and from various locations around the UK, as well as a fast service to and from London Waterloo that takes 97 minutes.
Many lines also serve Southampton, Winchester and Basingstoke to the East and Poole, Wareham, Dorchester and Weymouth to the West. Other train lines serve destinations to the North with direct trains to Reading, Oxford, Birmingham & the Midlands, Manchester and the Northwest, Yorkshire (Sheffield, Leeds, York), Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland.
Bournemouth has a great bus service with regular routes to Poole, Bournemouth Railway Station and Christchurch. There are also buses which go further out to Salisbury, Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck.