House Removals Marlborough
Marlborough is in the north east corner of Wiltshire and is the archetypical English market town. It was mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book and, in later years, was the place where Tudor kings hunted for deer and stopped on their way to London. The town was at the heart of things in days gone by.
With the Britannia Quickmove office located just 20 minutes from Marlborough, 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.
Moving to Marlborough
Properties in the centre of Marlborough are extremely popular. The houses look like they are out of story books and often located on quaint little lanes. There are many different styles all merged together, from half-timbered and thatched to quality 60’s homes. The west of the town is very popular and often considered the poshest area, but the north of the town is popular too.
Huge and grand detached properties fill the £450,000 to £800,000 bracket, with town houses a step down at £300,000 to £550,000. More modest detached family homes are around £275,000 and £450,000 whereas semis having asking prices around £140,000 to £400,000 depending on the house. Terraces and cottages are available at prices between £140,000 and £270,000.
Marlborough, with an overall average price of £340,430, is similar in terms of sold prices to nearby Chiseldon, but is more expensive than Pewsey and cheaper than Great Bedwyn.
Schools in Marlborough
There are three main primary schools in Marlborough. St Peter’s C of E received ‘satisfactory’ from Ofsted, whereas St Mary’s C of E and Preshute C of E are both ‘good’ primaries. In terms of secondary education, St Johns is the only facility in the area, but has an excellent reputation.
In terms of private education, Marlborough College is an independent boarding and day school founded in 1843. It is one of the most expensive schools in the country, offering education to boys and girls aged 13 and over.
Transport Links Marlborough
Public transport is limited in Marlborough. The M4 is 8 miles north of the town, but the traffic is often at a stand-still during rush hour. Many who live in Marlborough tend to commute to London, Bristol, Reading or Swindon for work. London, in good traffic, is a 1 hour 27-minute drive. It is 51 minutes to Bristol, 46 to Reading and 23 to Swindon.
Marlborough does not have a train station but both Pewsey and Bedwyn railway stations are about a 10-minute drive away. There are 77 parking spaces at Pewsey station and 11 at Bedwyn. Pewsey has a direct service to London Paddington which takes just over 1 hour, with other services covering routes to Reading and Taunton. Direct services to Reading run from Bedwyn station, as well as a train every hour direct to London Paddington (taking 1 hour 15 minutes).
Storage Services in Marlborough
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.