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Britannia Thomas Casserly’s provides a trusted removal, packing and storage service in the Bridgnorth area. If you are moving locally, elsewhere in the UK or overseas, you can rely on our friendly and professional team to take the stress out of your relocation.
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Removal services in Bridgnorth
Britannia Thomas Casserly’s is a family-owned company with over 90 years of moving customers in Bridgnorth and throughout Shropshire and mid Wales. Our customers return to us time and again.
Whether you are moving your home or your business, Britannia Thomas Casserly’s is pleased to offer the best quality of service at competitive rates. Contact us today to find out how we can help.
Storage Services in Bridgnorth
If your move requires storage, we offer a spacious and modern warehouse facility conveniently located in Oswestry along with flexible self storage for domestic and business customers and a range of shredding, storage and document archiving services for local business.
20 miles southeast of Shrewsbury, along the Severn Valley, is Bridgnorth. The town is split into the High Town and the Low Town. Traditionally, the High Town is the residential area of Bridgnorth, with the Low Town acting as a busy port. A novelty to the town is Bridgnorth Cliff Railway. The funicular railway is the oldest and steepest inland electric cliff railway in the UK and connects the Low and High towns.
Moving to Bridgnorth
The High Town of Bridgnorth is full of 16th and 17th-century properties and many head to the west to buy; just on and off the Ludlow Road is the most popular. Similarly, the houses located on the banks of the River Severn are very sought after but, before taking the plunge, ask your estate agent about flooding in this area. Although the winding lanes of both the High and Low towns can be tricky to navigate at first, the town houses and historic cottages in the conservation area are second to none.
If you are a first-time buyer in Bridgnorth, look to have a budget of £70,000 for flat or £130,000 for a small terraced property or cottage. Semi-detached homes fall between £150,000 and £250,000 and larger period cottages – £200,000 to £325,000. Large family detached properties fetch upwards of £300,000 and for the large farmhouses and period townhouses, you will need a budget of £400,000 to £650,000.
If you are looking to rent in Bridgnorth, flats are available for upwards of £400 pcm. Cute terraced cottages start at £550 pcm for one and two bedrooms, rising to £800 for a large family terraced home. Semi-detached and detached homes (of family size) are few and far between, starting at £795 pcm.
Schools in Bridgnorth
There are three primary schools in Bridgnorth; Castlefields, St Leonard’s CofE, and St Joh’s Catholic. St John’s is ‘outstanding’ in the eyes of Ofsted, but also heavily oversubscribed. Both Castlefields and St Leonard’s were ranked ‘good’ in their latest Ofsted inspections.
Secondary schools aren’t particularly strong in Bridgnorth. Bridgnorth Endowed School is ‘satisfactory’ but with ‘many good elements’. Oldbury Wells is ‘good and improving’.
Transport Links Bridgnorth
Sitting on the intersection of many A roads means Bridgnorth is well connected for those with cars. Birmingham is under an hour’s drive away in good traffic. Telford is just 20 minutes away, Wolverhampton 30 minutes, and Kidderminster 25 minutes.
Bridgnorth does not have a train station – only the Severn Valley Railway which is a tourist attraction for steam train enthusiasts. The nearest station with ample services is Telford Central, 20 minutes’ drive away. Services from Telford Central run to Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, London, and Chester.