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Lincoln House Removals
Lincoln is not only rich with history; it is also one of the fastest growing cities in the UK. The university brings a vibrancy to the city and it has great transport links; both road and rail. As the population has blossomed, the capital of Lincolnshire has had to keep up and amenities and facilities are constantly evolving and popping up. As well as the thriving city centre, there are also a number of quiet retreats to be found in the glorious country parks in the nearby countryside.
Moving to Lincoln
With an area with such heritage, it is no surprise that there are endless period properties. However, there are new developments springing up all over the place too. Whether you are looking for something listed or contemporary, Lincoln will undoubtedly have a property to suit you.
The rental market in the city is very buoyant, partly due to the influx of students who attend the University of Lincoln. For this reason, there are a number of flat shares and studio apartments available between £300 and £350 pcm. One and two bedrooms flats are available for prices above £400 pcm. Terraced homes start at £400 pcm, but can go well into the thousands for the grand period terraces with eight bedrooms. Semi-detached and detached family properties are available between £500 and £4,000 pcm – there really is a huge variety of homes.
Those seeking to buy large period homes should have budgets over £650,000. For a humble detached or semi-detached property, look to spend between £150,000 and £550,000. Smaller terraced homes are on the market for prices over £60,000. Flats and apartments tend to hover around £50,000.
Just a 40-minute drive from Lincoln 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.
Schools in Lincoln
Lincoln has a multitude of nurseries, primary schools, and secondary schools. The city also benefits from Lincoln College, Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln University Technical College, and the University of Lincoln.
St Giles Nursey School is a popular pre-school located on Addison Drive. It was founded in the 1940s and has been awarded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted four times in a row. Lincoln Christ’s Hospital School is the largest comprehensive school in Lincoln and home to 1400 students, including 340 in the sixth form. Similarly, Lincoln Castle Academy caters to children ages between 11 and 18 and achieved a ‘good’ from Ofsted.
St Francis Special School is based on Wickenby Crescent, in the Ermine Estate. It takes young people aged between three and 19-years-old with a wide range of physical conditions, including associated sensory or cognitive difficulties.
Transport Links Lincoln
Both Lincoln train station and bus station are located a 10-minute walk away from the city centre, in the Downhill area. All the local and regional buses pass through the city centre bus station. Lincoln Central railway station provides services to Leicester (1 hour 47 mins), Nottingham (56 mins), Doncaster (2 hours 7 mins), Peterborough (1 hour 18 mins), and Cleethorpes (1 hour 2 mins).