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A historic market town in Wiltshire, Chippenham is a dynamic town that is a blend of new and old. The historical architecture is interspersed with shopping centres, retailers and restaurants. Chippenham, for all its modernity, is located near to some of the country’s greatest houses and historic villages, including Luckington Court which was used in the 2005 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice.
Moving to Chippenham
St Mary Street in the East Tytherton area is lined with 18th-century Georgian properties and are much cheaper than neighbouring spots. Furthermore, the Causeway and London Road have a nice selection of Tudor and Stuart properties. Frogwell, around Hungerdown and Derriads Lane, and close to the station around John Coles Park, Monkton Park and Bristol Road, are great for affordable family homes. Pewsham and Cepen Park are also very popular.
Town houses and huge detached properties can fetch anywhere in the bracket of £375,000 to £700,000. More modest detached homes fall between £180,000 and £375,000, whereas semi’s, £140,000 to £280,000. Terraced properties are very popular with younger families, with asking prices between £120,000 and £200,000.
The average property price in Chippenham is £236,722. This is cheaper than nearby Lacock, Biddestone and Corsham.
With the Britannia Quickmove office located just 30 minutes from Chippenham, in Swindon, moving to the town couldn’t be easier. We have expert teams to help handle your move, as a well as a variety of storage solutions if needed.
Schools in Chippenham
The most popular primary schools in Chippenham include King’s Lodge, Monkton Park, Ivy Land and Redland. All four schools are ranked ‘good’ by Ofsted. However, St Mary’s RC and Queen’s Crescent are both ‘outstanding’ and places are limited (best to move to a catchment area).
Hardenhuish and Sheldon are both ‘outstanding’ secondary schools that also lead on to sixth form.
For those wishing to have their children privately educated, Grittleton House School was founded in 1951 and provides education for boys and girls ages 2 to 17. Calder House is an ‘outstanding’ specialist independent that provides schooling for dyslexic and dyspraxic children.
Transport Links Chippenham
Located close to the M4, Chippenham is easily accessible and commutable by car. A drive to Bristol is half an hour in good tragic, and Reading is around 1 hour away. Those wishing to drive to London will have a long drive on their hands, taking 1 hour 42 minutes in goof traffic, but often the traffic on the M4 and M25 is a nightmare.
Direct trains run two per hour from Chippenham station to London Paddington, with journey times taking 1 hour 19 minutes. Reading is just a 45-minute train journey away, and Bristol Temple Meads is only a half hour journey.
There are also a vast amount of local bus services covering Chippenham and surrounding areas, and there are five National Express coach points. The most popular routes are to and from London, Northampton and Penzance.
Removal Services in Chippenham
Britannia Quickmove Removals Chippenham serves customers across the local area including Calne, Chippenham, Corsham, Devizes, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Melksham, Royal Wootton Bassett, Bath, Cirencester and Tetbury. We are also one of the leading companies for Removals Swindon.
Whether you are moving nearby, across the UK or overseas, choose from our range of services to make your move go with a swing. We will provide high-quality packing goods to ensure the safe transportation of your treasured possessions, or if you are working or have young children to care for, why not let us send in our team of trained packers to do the hard work for you?
Storage Services in Chippenham
We have a large warehouse in nearby Calne, which is popular with local businesses for its archive storage and secure document-handling services. Or if you need self storage to declutter your home or take care of your belongings on an interim basis, contact us today to find out about the many options available.