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Heckington House Removals
Heckington is a village located in the North Kesteven district of Lincolnshire. Heckington is famous for its eight-sailed windmill and visitors can visit and see the mill in action. Many enjoy living in the village of Heckington for its incredible community spirit and traditional British village atmosphere.
Located in Heckington is the Britannia Smeeton Panton office. The friendly team at Britannia Smeeton Panton are ready and waiting to help with moves throughout Lincolnshire and the surrounding counties. They also offer a variety of storage options to their customers.
Founded in 1863, people flock to Heckington Show, which is the largest village show in England. The quintessential English summer show is perfect for families, and little ones can enjoy the fare and animals on display. The show has a main ring, where different displays take place, and visitors can browse the numerous stalls selling antiques, rural crafts, and food. Heckington Show showcases the best in British agriculture and livestock, as well as more modern pursuits, such as Monster Trucks! The show always falls on the last weekend of July and runs the entire weekend, with an impressive fireworks concert on the Saturday night.
Schools in Heckington
Heckington has just one school, ST Andrews CofE primary school. It opened in the 1830s and has been providing education to the younger generation in Heckington ever since. The school was awarded ‘good’ by Ofsted in its latest report and the school usually has only around 200 students.
Luckily, Heckington falls within the catchment area of the three schools in neighbouring Sleaford; all three have a sixth form and are rated ‘good’ by Oftsed. St George’s Academy is the only non-selective secondary school and has two sites; one in Sleaford and one in Ruskington. The other two schools are grammar schools and children are required to sit the Eleven plus exam to secure a place. Kesteven and Sleaford High School is a female grammar school, and Carres is a boys only grammar school.
Transport Links Heckington
Heckington is located off the A17, providing easy access to Grantham (30 mins) and Boston (20 mins). The cities of Lincoln and Peterborough can both be accessed by car in under an hour.
Heckington railway station comprises of two platforms and a small period station building. The station is unstaffed and there are limited facilities. Trains run hourly to Nottingham (1 hour 18 mins) via Grantham (37 mins) and Skegness (59 mins). For those wanting to travel further afield, connecting trains to the likes of London Kings Cross, Norwich, and Leeds can be caught from Grantham.