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Britannia Robbins is one of the longest established moving and storage companies within south and west Wales, and as a family-run business we can help our customers with removals and storage solutions in Newport and surrounding areas, wherever you are moving to.
Moving to Newport
If you have decided to move to Newport in Gwent, the third biggest city in Wales, it offers an excellent quality of life, with lovely scenery and was recently voted one of the top places to live. It has a good choice of entertainment with theatres and shopping and plenty of parks.
Newport has undergone extensive redevelopment over the past few years and is now considered a great place to live if wanting to escape the high prices of the likes of popular Cardiff.
Newport is an important centre for industry and commerce. Made up of four districts; Caerleon, Pillgwenlly, Rogrestone and Stow Hill, each area provides different local amenities, schools, and types of property.
Property in Newport
Newport stills retains a lot of its Victorian character from times gone by and property prices are considerably more affordable than those of the UK, particularly the South. The majority of homes are terraced properties, with an average price of £180K.
Schools in Newport
There are over 50 primary and junior schools in Newport. There are some fantastic ‘good’ rated schools but in terms of ‘outstanding’ primary schools, St David’s Glasllwch, Clytha and Eveswell Primary come out on top. Of the 9 secondary schools in Newport, topping the results table are Bassaleg School and St Joespeh’s RC.
Rougement School is the only independent school in Newport. It is a co-education facility located in the manor-house Llantarnam Hall and caters to children aged 3 to 18.
Newport Transport Links
Newport is just a stone’s throw from the M4, providing fantastic access to Swansea in the west and London across the border in the east. Cardiff is just a 25-minute drive and Bristol, 40 minutes.
Newport railway station has undergone extensive modernisation and is one of the busiest railway stations in Wales. There are direct services to various destinations throughout Wales, including Cardiff, Swansea, Neath, Pembroke Dock and many smaller villages and towns. Direct services also run to London Paddington, Manchester Piccadilly, Nottingham, Birmingham New Street, Bristol, and various stops along these routes.