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Bishop’s Stortford Removals
Bishop’s Stortford is argued to be the first stretch of ‘proper’ countryside outside of North London. Part of Hertfordshire, Bishop’s Stortford is a genuine rural community and many city workers look forward to evenings and weekends living a slower pace of life.
Moving to or from Bishop’s Stortford could not be easier. The Britannia W Harris Moovit office is located just 30 minutes away in Braintree and has been family run since 1968. Britannia W Harris offer a range of removal services and are committed to providing the best customer service.
Where to Live in Bishop’s Stortford
Bishop’s Stortford has seen a number of new developments built over the last 30 years. One of the most popular is Thorley Park. Bishop’s Park and Bishop’s Gate are also highly regarded. Each of these three developments has a mix of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes. St Michaels Mead is perceived to be the posher development in Bishop’s Stortford as the houses are grander but, it is the furthest out of town.
Many families are keen on the town houses on Hadham Road but they come with a premium price tag. Cricketfield Lane, next to Hadham Road, is a great alternative. There are affordable family houses, lots of green space and the town centre is just a short walk away.
If you are yearning for older or period homes, roads such as Warwick and Barrels Down will be a great places to look. However, Warwick Road is famous as a commuter street so you can expect properties to be more expensive.
Schools in Bishop’s Stortford
Bishop’s Stortford has a fantastic choice of ‘outstanding’ state primary and comprehensive schools. St Michael’s CofE on Apton Road, Saint Mary’s RC in Windhill and the popular Northgate on Cricketfield Lane are all parent favourites.
Hertfordshire and Essex High (girls only) and Leventhorpe are two of the best secondary schools and both have sixth forms. Hockerill Anglo-European College is a co-educational school with sixth form and, despite being a state school, does have boarding places.
The nearest private school is the all-through Bishop’s Stortford College which caters to boys and girls aged four to 18.
Transport Links Bishop’s Stortford
As well as a number of local and regional buses, Bishop’s Stortford has fantastic road links. There is the A120 just to the north, the A1184 in the west and the M11 to the east. Stanstead Airport is just 6 miles away also.
Bishop’s Stortford also has a railway station with three platforms. The typical off-peak service consists of 10 trains per hour; four to London Liverpool Street, two to Stratford, two to Cambridge and two to Stanstead Airport.