For a friendly, reliable local removals company with a personal touch… Make It a Good Move!
Are you looking for removals to Halstead?
With over 35 years’ experience and membership of the Bar Association of Removers, GoodMove has the knowhow to carry out just about any move.
Our location in Colchester, just 14 miles from the thriving market town of Halstead, combined with our expert local knowledge means we can price our services competitively.
GoodMove serves cities and towns either side of the Essex/Suffolk border, including:
Whether you are moving across the country or just down the road, we can help with all aspects of house removals to or from Halstead.
Contact us today to receive a free no obligation quote or to discuss your requirements. For removals with a personal touch…make it a GoodMove.
GoodMove serves cities and town either side of the Suffolk/Norfolk border and is the standout choice for all Removals to Halstead.
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 suitably and avoid any damage in transit:
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.
Located in the Colne Valley – close to both Colchester and Sudbury – Halstead is a charming former mill town with fantastic amenities on the doorstep of the Essex countryside.
Halstead is where rural life meets modern practicalities. The river Stour runs through the centre of the town providing a scenic backdrop for long country walks and outdoor activities.
Either side of the river there are elegant tearooms and pretty 18th-century cottages neatly nestled adjacent to top of the range leisure facilities and local schools.
Halstead highlights include:
Some competitively priced properties in one of Essex’s most scenic towns, including Victorian terraces and large detached freeholds.
Efficient travel connections to Colchester, Sudbury and other commuter towns, with half-hourly trains to and from London Liverpool Street, taking just under an hour.
Halstead is home to three primaries and one secondary school, all of which have received excellent exam results and useful reports from the education regulator, Oftsed.
Halstead has won various awards for its horticulture and community-led activities, including an Anglia in Bloom and Britain in Bloom competition.
A Grade I listed Elizabethan country house is said to be where Ian Fleming penned his James Bond novel From Russia, with Love.
The current average property in Halstead is £334,101 as of December 2019, which was a rise of nearly 2.5% over the last year and is well above the national average.
Having said this property prices in what is considered an affluent and scenic part of Essex remain very competitive locally and are similar to the larger town in the district of Braintree.
In terms of property types, flats in Halstead sold for an average of £168,366 and terraced houses for £239,994. Four bedroom Detached houses with stunning countryside views start from around £420,000.
A retirement village for the over 55’s set in 4.5 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens has recently come on the market. A range of two-bedroom cottages, each with their own private garden and two allocated parking places are on sale for £310,000.
Halstead is home to three primary schools in the form of Holy Trinity, St Andrew’s and Richard de Clare.
The town’s only secondary schools is the Ramsey Academy, a co-educational school which was most recently inspected in January 2019, following which Ofsted said it was a ‘Good’ School.
It consistently enjoys good exam results, with 60% of students achieved grades of 9 – 4 in both English and Maths.
Other schools within easy travelling distance are located in Sible Hedingham, Braintree or Colchester.
Halstead is home to a variety of shops and local services catering to a wide set of needs, from beauty salons to jewellery shops and local markets serving fresh local produce.
The mill is a throwback to the towns’ industrial past and now holds one of the largest antiques centres in the district, perfect for an afternoon’s shopping or a spot of lunch.
The Empire is the local and popular theatre which hosts live theatre and comedy shows and film nights for kids, as well as dementia-friendly screenings.
Of course, no trip to the Colne Valley is complete without a ride along the Colne Valley Railway on one of the old locomotive steam trains.
One of the most highly rated activities on TripAdvisor, the Railway includes a museum, miniature railway and of course a trip on the locomotive itself. Kids days are regularly held throughout the year with unique experiences such as the opportunity to meet Santa.
When moving with us, we handle everything from initial survey, to boxing up belongings, to loading and unloading whilst safeguarding your invaluable belongings. By planning your Essex move, this frees you up to get on with the important things when moving home.
Outstanding customer service, honesty and integrity are the cornerstones of our ethos. That’s why we are proud to be members of the British Association of Removers (BAR), consistently receiving rave customer reviews.
Our experienced team of removals specialists have been relocating customers all over the world since 1984.
With a reputation for outstanding customer service, there's no better choice of removals firm for your next move.
Our friendly support team are always on hand to offer help and guidance, whenever when you need it.