Described as the ‘Jewel in the crown of Suffolk’, Bury St Edmunds is famous for its beautiful cathedral and Abbey Gardens and is frequently included on tabloid newspaper and magazine lists of the best places in Britain to live.
If you’re looking to move to Bury St Edmunds or one of the surrounding scenic villages you’re likely to require the services of a reliable removals firm with its own extensive fleet of vehicles.
Our proximity to this historic Suffolk town, combined with our expert local knowledge means we can price our services competitively. With over 35 years’ experience and affiliate membership of the Bar Association of Removers, GoodMove has the know-how to carry out just about any move.
GoodMove Removals & Storage serves cities and towns either side of the Essex/Suffolk border, including:
We also operate from our site in Colchester to various destinations overseas, including Spain, Australia and South Africa.
Whether you are moving across the country or just down the road, we can help with all aspects of house removals to or from Bury St Edmunds.
Contact us today on 01284 846575 to receive a free no obligation quote or to discuss your requirements and book a free home survey.
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Moving with GoodMove couldn’t be simpler. Our experienced and friendly team will be on hand to guide you throughout the process and will tailor your move to your time and budget.
We pack your belongings using a bespoke range of packing materials and deliver them right to your new home using our extensive fleet of vehicles.
We can supply the following materials so all your items can be packed properly and avoid any damage in transit:
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Once we ascertain the volume of effects being moved we will send you a free no obligation written quotation.
If satisfied we will then provide you with a full schedule detailing every aspect of your move, ensuring everything runs smoothly on the day.
We also offer a range of flexible storage solutions should you wish to take advantage of them.
Bury St Edmunds is a place where medieval meets modern living. Structured around a grid system dating back all the way to the 11th century, the town mixes historic market places and Abbey Gardens with crisply new designed urban areas, such as the Arc shopping complex.
Relocating families and young professionals are attracted to the strong sense of community, low crime rates and excellent options for schooling.
The town boasts one of the highest life expectancies in the country and frequently tops lists produced by the Sunday Times of the best places to live in Britain. Don’t let its rural setting fool you however, Bury St Edmunds is far from just another sleepy market town.
With Cambridge and Ipswich just 30 minutes away, at either end of the A14, Bury St Edmunds is ideally located for those looking to commute for work or seek out some nightlife. The capital is also accessible by rail in 2 hours, with connecting services at St Pancras providing easy access to Europe.
You’ll be sure never to be bored in this town either with plenty of activities to choose from, whether it be catching a top performance at the town’s Theatre Royal or going out for a meal at one of the its top-class eateries or gourmet pubs.
In short, if its eye-catching architecture, comfortable commutes and beautiful countryside surroundings you are after, you can do far worse than Bury St Edmunds.
A growing reputation as both a commuter hub and conurbation for surrounding villages has meant the local property market is relatively stable, with properties prices seeing little fluctuation in the past few years.
The average price of properties selling in Bury St Edmunds is £332,628(according to Zoopla as of November 2019). In terms of property types, flats in Bury St. Edmunds sold for an average of £190,317 and terraced houses for £253,026.
There are a number of new housing developments underway to cater for the town’s population boom.
Marham Park in Fornham All Saints, on the outskirts of Bury St Edmunds, contains a number of stylish modern three and four bedroom detached and semi-detached properties with great local amenities, including a leisure centre, play and exercise areas and walking and cycle routes.
The town previously operated a three-tier schooling system, but in 2016 reverted to the traditional two-tier system used throughout most of the UK.
At present there are four secondary schools in the town, of which three have been judged by the education regulator, Ofsted as either ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’. King Edward VI C of E Upper is rated as ‘good’, as is St Benedict’s Catholic and Bury St Edmunds County Upper, which have both been rated as ‘outstanding’.
The town has nine primary schools and two independent primary schools, South Lee School and Moreton Hall Preparatory School. All were rated ‘good’ or above by Ofsted.
When people refer to Bury St Edmunds as the ‘Jewel in the crown of Suffolk’ they can often simply be referring to the Abbey Gardens, a stunning assortment of spacious lawns and floral displays.
It’s a perfect place to bring the family to enjoy a picnic or simply to sit and watch the world go by.
For an exciting evening in the town pay a visit to Theatre Royal. Built in 1819, the theatre is a Grade 1 listed playhouse and the only surviving example of a Regency theatre in the country. Now full restored, the theatre showcases the best in the worlds of drama, music, dance and comedy.
Home to many great pubs and restaurants, for a taste of fine dining and French cuisine, try the Maison Bleue, a French restaurant located right in the centre of town.
It was recently named one of the ‘Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in UK’ by Trip Advisor and has previously been named winner of the East of England ‘Good Food Guide’ Restaurant of the Year on two separate occasions.
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