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Boston House Removals
Located in Lincolnshire’s picturesque Fenland is Boston; a classic market town steeped in history. In times gone by, Boston was a centre of trade, second only to London. The Haven is the tidal river that flows into the Port of Boston which provides access for shipping, hence why the town was such a hub for business.
Just a 25-minute drive from Boston is the Britannia Smeeton Panton office, located in Heckington. The friendly team at Britannia Smeeton Panton are ready and waiting to help with moves throughout Lincolnshire and also offer a variety of storage options to their customers.
Moving to Boston
Renting is a great option in Boston. One-bedroom flats start at £425 pcm, rising to £500 pcm for a two-bedroom. Smaller terraced homes are available for £550 pcm, rising to over £600 pcm for family sized terraces and semi-detached homes. Three and four-bed detached homes are on the rental market for prices between £725 pcm and £1000 pcm.
If you are a family wanting to buy a four-bedroom detached property in Boston, have a budget of £145,000 to £500,000. There are many detached properties but prices depend upon location and condition of the property. Family-sized semis can be purchased for under £100,000. Spacious terraced homes start at £60,000 and flats, £45,000.
Days Out in Boston
A fantastic place to visit in Boston is St Botolph’s, colloquially known as the Boston Stump. St Botolph’s is a parish church and is famed for its extraordinarily tall tower. Visitors can tour the church and scale the 209 steps to the top of the tower for a complete experience.
Built in the 1390s, Boston Guildhall is an incredible medieval structure. Visitors flock to the well-preserved building that still has a plethora of its original features. If the walls of the Guildhall could speak, they would tell tales of Henry VIII’s dissolve of the Guild, the history of the Guild of St Mary, and the trial and imprisonment of the Pilgrim Fathers.
If you want to take to the water, a trip on Boston Belle is enjoyed by those young and old. The Boston Belle is a well-established passenger boat that operates from Boston port. Cruises take place along the River Witham, or out into the sea. There is inside and outside seating for when the British summer weather becomes unpredictable.
Transport Links Boston
Located on the coast, the A roads surrounding Boston allow for easy access to nearby Lincoln, Nottingham, and Peterborough. Beyond this, the M1 is located to the west of Boston, approximately 90 minutes’ drive away, but providing a main transport route throughout the UK.
In Boston’s history, the railway station was extremely important, employing over 50 people. Since the 1960s the station has declined and now there is just two platforms in use. Trains run between hourly Nottingham (1 hour 17 mins) and Skegness (39 mins), stopping at Grantham (53 mins) and Boston.
There are a number of local bus routes serving Boston and surrounding areas.