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Grimsby House Removals
Sitting on the coast of North East Lincolnshire, Grimsby is a large town and seaport. After the decline in the fishing industry after the Cod Wars, Grimsby struggled with post-industrial decline. However, since the 1990s the council has encouraged growth and being part of the Grimsby-Cleethorpes conurbation means the greater area is now a cultural, shopping and industrial centre for the northern and eastern Lincolnshire areas.
The Britannia Smeeton Panton office is located south of Grimsby and is perfectly situated for those wishing to move throughout Lincolnshire or further afield. The friendly team at Britannia Smeeton Panton can help with small and large scales moves and also offer a variety of storage options to their customers.
Days Out in Grimsby
For those who want to discover more about Grimsby’s history, a visit to the National Fishing Heritage Centre is a must. Learning about the area’s maritime past is done so through a number of interactive exhibits and experiences, including what life was like a trawler man.
Grimsby’s former Town Hall is home to the Time Trap Museum. The attraction takes visitor’s through Grimsby’s colourful past, including being able to enter old police cells and the prisoner exercise area!
Just outside of Grimsby, in Cleethorpes, is The Jungle Zoo. The park aims to increase their understanding of nature and the world around them. The zoo is home to a number of different critters and there are daily keeper talks, demonstrations and feeding sessions to get involved with.
Grimsby Property Prices
The average property price is around £80,000 and most properties sold in the area tend to be terraced homes. Semi-detached homes tend to fall nearer £120,000 and detached homes, £190,000. Property prices in Grimsby tend to be more affordable than nearby Cleethorpes, Scartho or New Waltham.
Grimsby Transport Links
Sitting on the coast, Grimsby is the end of the line for many. The A16 travels southerly along the coastline whilst a variety of other A roads take drivers inland. The M180 is the nearest motorways, helping passengers onto the M18 and M1 around Doncaster.
Those who commute to work by car can reach Doncaster in around an hour, Hull in 45 minutes and Scunthorpe in 35 minutes – all being in kind traffic.
The town is served by Grimsby Town railway station. It has three platforms and served by TransPennine Express, Northern and East Midlands Trains. On weekdays, trains travel from Grimsby to the likes of Cleethorpes, Manchester Airport, Sheffield, Manchester Piccadilly, Barton-On-Humber, Lincoln and Newark.