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Scunthorpe House Removals
Scunthorpe is an industrial town located in North Lincolnshire. Many of those who live in Scunthorpe have a family member who works in the steel industry as this is the majority employer of the area. Many envisage Scunthorpe and imagine a grey skyline but this is not the case. Scunthorpe is full of wonderful green areas, including Central Park and Normandy Park which is complete with a farming museum and splash park. Other draws of Scunthorpe include its low-cost housing and easy commute to larger towns. The Foundry Shopping Centre and Parishes Centre are two popular shopping locations with ample places to eat and drink.
If you are looking for Scunthorpe removals look no further than Britannia Smeeton Panton. Located just south of Lincoln, Britannia Smeeton Panton are perfectly situated for moves to and from Scunthorpe, as well as the wider Lincolnshire area.
Moving to Scunthorpe
The majority of housing in Scunthorpe is traditional but there are a number of new developments. There are some wonderful older properties such as 19th century steelworkers’ cottages and postwar prefab homes. For first-time buyers, flats stat at £45,000 and terraced homes are upwards of £55,000. Semi-detached family sized homes are upwards of £65,000 and detached homes fall between £120,000 and £600,000 for large period houses.
If you would prefer to rent in Scunthorpe, flats fall in the £300 to £400 pcm bracket. Smaller terraced homes start at £400 and rise to over £500 pcm for end of terrace or family sized properties. Semi-detached homes can be rented for £425 pcm and detached for £600 pcm.
Shopping and Eating in Scunthorpe
For your weekly shop, Scunthorpe is home to Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s and there is a busy market in the town centre. The High Street has many big brand favourites, as well as independent boutiques and specialist stores. There are also a number of retails parks on the outskirts of the town that have a variety of homeware, electrical and fashion stores.
After a weekend of shopping, there are a variety of restaurants and cafes to suit all budgets. There are some popular pubs that serve traditional fare, as well as Chinese and Indians dining options. If you would prefer a cosy night in you will be spoilt for choice with the number of takeaway outlets available.
Transport Links Scunthorpe
Just to the south of Scunthorpe is the M180 which connects to the M18 in the west. Doncaster is just a 35-minute drive in good traffic and Sheffield can be reached in just under an hour.
As well as a number of local and regional bus routes, Scunthorpe train station also has a number of services. Trains run to Cleethorpes (46 mins), Manchester Airport (2 hours 26 mins), Sheffield (1 hour 22 mins), and Doncaster (30 to 40 mins.