Rugby House Removals
A former sleepy market town in Warwickshire, Rugby has transformed over the years and many enjoy the restaurants, nightclubs, and bars that have come with development. However, Rugby is best known for the boy’s public school, which is where the game of rugby was created in 1823. The Rugby Football Museum is opposite the school and the local rugby football manufacturers, Gilberts, are still going strong in the town.
Many move to Rugby to benefit from the excellent transport links; commuters benefitting from a speedy service to London.
Moving to Rugby
If town centre living is for you, first time buyers will be particularly thrilled to hear they can buy a small house for £100,000. However, the Brownsover area also has some incredibly affordable properties, with three-bed semis regularly on the market for as little as £130,000.
The poshest areas in Rugby are Hillmorton and Bilton, where properties regularly sell for prices over £140,000. Four-bed new builds tend to fall between £200,000 and £300,000. There are some fantastic period properties (mostly Victorian) on Bawnmore Road and Hillmorton road, but look to spend as much as £430,000 and above for five-beds.
Renting in Rugby is also a popular option. One-bed flats are available for as little as £450 pcm, but they may need a little rejuvenation. Look to spend £475 and above for a beautifully decorated property in a nice location. Two-beds start at £595. Traditional two-bed terraced homes are readily available for prices above £600 pcm, rising to £725 pcm for a family sized property. Traditional three-bed semis start at £700 pcm and detached; 900 pcm to £1950 pcm.
The Pink & Jones office is located just 40 minutes away from Rugby, in Wellingborough. The team offer a second-to-none removals service, tailored to each individual customer, as well as a variety of storage options.
Schools in Rugby
There are some great primary schools in Rugby, including Eastland Primary School, Abbots Farm Junior, Paddox Primary, and St Oswalds CofE Primary School.
There are three popular grammar schools in Rugby. Lawrence Sheriff School for boys is famous for getting the highest GCSE results in the country and Ashlawn School is a co-education facility that is extremely selective about the pupils they let through their doors. Rugby High School for Girls is a grammar school for girls aged 11 to 18.
Most prestigious in Rugby is Rugby School, an exclusive co-educational day and boarding school. It is one of the oldest private schools in Britain, and the 39th most expensive.
Transport Links Rugby
Surrounded by the M45, M1, and M6 – Rugby is well connected by road. Coventry is a 20-minute drive away, Northampton is 35 minutes, and Birmingham is 40 minutes’ drive in good traffic.
Rugby train station has six platforms and over ten trains run every hour, even during off-peak hours. London Midland provide services to Birmingham New Street (36 minutes), Coventry (11 minutes), London Euston (52 minutes), Crewe (46 minutes), Stafford (53 minutes), and Stoke-on-Trent (1 hour 20 minutes).
Virgin also run two trains per hour, one to London Euston and one to Birmingham New Street via Coventry.