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House Removals Salisbury
Salisbury is a medieval cathedral city in the southern English county of Wiltshire. It is 9 miles south of the iconic prehistoric circle at Stonehenge, which stands on the grassland of Salisbury Plain. This is not the only history of the area. The city’s ornate 13th century cathedral has a 123-meter spire, a working 14th century clock and an original copy of the Magna Carta, a key document from 1215 A.D.
Salisbury is known as ‘the city in the country side’ as it is surrounded by a landscape that is quintessentially English. There are dedicated walking and cycling routes in and around Salisbury and, due to the area being naturally flat, there are routes for everybody to enjoy the scenery.
Moving to Salisbury
The centre of Salisbury has some fantastic properties, particularly in and around Cathedral Close. However, prices in this area can be eye-watering. There are plenty of streets full of affordable historic town houses and terraces, especially close to Churchill Way. There are grand Victorian suburbs east of Churchill and around Victoria Park. Fishteron Island has a nice village feel and south of the river is much-loved Harnham.
The average price for a terraced property in Salisbury is £234,371. Flats go for around £188,905 and detached properties average at £404,857. The average price of a property in Salisbury is £270,519, which is similar in terms of nearby Wilton and Alderbury, but cheaper than Downton.
Moving to Salisbury couldn’t be easier. The Britannia Leatherbarrows Hampshire office is located just 30 minutes from Salisbury in Andover. The team are friendly and ready to help you with a seamless move.
Shopping, Eating and Drinking in Salisbury
Salisbury is loved for shopping, with its historic streets home to all the recognisable favourites. There are also a plethora of independent retailers offering unusual items you won’t find on every high street. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, the historic Charter Market fills the Market Place with a happy buzz.
Eating out in Salisbury is a pleasure thanks to an enticing range of tea and coffee shops, pubs, restaurants, clubs and bars. As a result of this and the fantastic array of events on offer, Salisbury has been awarded Purple Flat status- the ‘gold standard’ for a great night out.
Transport Links Salisbury
Salisbury is around 90 minutes’ drive from London, and 50 minutes from the ports of Portsmouth, Poole and Southampton. Parking in Salisbury is very easy, with five Park & Ride sites operating six days a week.
Commuting from Salisbury to London is relatively easy, with services taking around 1 hour 30 minutes and terminating at Waterloo. South West Trains also operate services to Exeter, Tisbury, Basingstoke and Andover. First Great Western also operate services to Cardiff, Bath, Southampton, Bristol and Portsmouth.
There are regular National Express coach services into Salisbury from London, Heathrow airport, Gatwick airport, Bath, Bristol and the Midlands. Salisbury Reds operate many of the local bus services within the city.
Storage Services in Salisbury
Our storage facility is conveniently located in Andover, offering a range of containerised storage and self-storage areas of different sizes to help you manage the clutter in your home or office.