Staffordshire House Removals
Home to cities and large towns such as Stoke-on-Trent, Cannock, Tamworth, and Stafford, Staffordshire is a landlocked county in the West Midlands. Surrounded by miles of stunning countryside, the county is distinguished by its rural retreats which contrast against the bustling towns and cities. Those who live in Staffordshire benefit from having their pick of great contemporary and period homes.
The Britannia Bradshaw office is located in Burton-on-Trent, East Staffordshire. The friendly teams are ready to help with seamless house removal and also offer an array of storage options to suit each customer.
Moving to Staffordshire
In the south of Staffordshire is the traditional town of Cannock, famed for its many regular markets. Although traditional by nature, it is also a popular shopping destination due to the extensive Cannock Shopping Centre.
Newcastle-under-Lyme is a market town just outside of Stoke-on-Trent, but the two locations could not be more different. Whilst Stoke-on-Trent is a buzzing cosmopolitan hotspot, Newcastle-under-Lyme dates back to the 12th century. People from all over the UK head to the area for its famous weekly antiques market.
Leek is located in in the heart of the countryside and residents have fantastic views as it is 600 feet above sea level. It was once a hub for textiles production but, today, it is famous for its farming and there is a regular cattle market.
For a hint of the medieval, living in the cathedral city of Lichfield would be ideal. Despite city status, it still retains a town feel. Similarly, the market town of Uttoxter has a heritage feel on a smaller scale, with a stunning racecourse that holds regular events.
Burton-on-Trent, where the Britannia Bradshaw office is located, is in the east of Staffordshire. One of the most visited attractions if The National Brewery Centre; Burton-on-Trent has been brewing for centuries. For those looking to buy, there is a multitude of fantastic period properties ranging from Graded homes to Victorian terraces.
Days Out in Staffordshire
Whether you want an adrenaline adventure, or would prefer a wander around museums and gardens, there is something in Staffordshire to suit everybody. If you want to get to grips with Staffordshire’s history Stafford Castle, Tamworth Castle, and Lichfield Cathedral are great places to do so. There are also some fantastic manor houses and stately homes to explore. The favourites are Shugborough Estate, Ancient High House, and Chillington Hall.
For families who want extreme thrills, Alton Towers and Drayton Manor are both theme parks in Staffordshire. Both boast white-knuckle rides for all the ages. If rollercoasters are not your cup of tea, Go Ape, SnowDome, Peak Pursuits, and WaterWorld all offer different physical activities.
To learn about the ceramics history of Staffordshire, pay a visit to Gladstone Pottery Museum in Longton. The museum tells the story of Staffordshire’s history with pottery. World of Wedgewood (Barlaston) is also a unique opportunity to see the famous ceramics being manufactured, and it also has a fantastic restaurant.