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With over 35 years’ experience servicing the removals needs of Essex, GoodMove is ideally placed to help families move to and from South Woodham Ferrers.
Our extensive knowledge of the area coupled with our central location just 30 miles away in Colchester means we can devise an affordable removals plan tailored to your move.
We can also offer flexible storage solutions via our secured and entirely self-owned depots.
GoodMove serves various cities and towns in the Chelmsford area including:
From large detached properties to news builds on narrow roads, we can help with all aspects of house removals to South Woodham Ferrers.
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.
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:
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.
South Woodham Ferrers is nestled in the triangle between Burnham on Couch, Maldon and Chelmsford and is surrounded by masses of beautiful countryside.
Originally a village known for its market gardening and poultry farming the town has seen a rapid expansion since the inter-ware years including a surge of new developments.
The town is conveniently placed to an extensive network of roads including the A12, A13 and A127 and is just 40 miles from London with direct connections to Liverpool Street in just 46 minutes.
South Woodham Ferrers is much more than just your average commuter hub and is brimming with individual character. In the south-western part of the town many street names are taken from the works of Tolkien, including Gandalf’s Ride, Gimli Watch, Rivendell Vale and Celeborn Street.
Affordable property — prices are more affordable compared to Chelmsford with good sized family homes and apartments for first-time buyers looking to step onto the ladder.
Community feel — the village hall is a distinctive feature of the town which carries the local residents who pride themselves on maintaining.
Internationally connected — Southend Airport is only 6 miles away, offering numerous routes within the UK and further afield into Europe.
Countryside living — Surrounded by the pretty Essex countryside, there is plenty of opportunity to purchase a rural property in a picturesque village such as Danbury.
Before you move to South Woodham Ferrers you will want to secure a property either for sale or rent.
The average property price for property in South Woodham Ferrers is currently just shy of £345,000 as of April 2019, according to property market experts, Zoopla.
Although the town only has a population of approximately 18,000, there is a good range of property available. Average prices are much cheaper than Chelmsford or London also.
Homes have seen a slight dip in values over the last 12 months but are expected to rise again.
Flats in South Woodham Ferrers are selling for between £160,000 for a one-bedroom apartment and £190,000 for a two bed. There is a good mix of new builds and established housing stock for first-time buyers and those already on the chain.
You can expect to pay around £300,000 for a three bedroomed property and £325,000 for a four bedroomed townhouse.
The most expensive homes are to be found on Bywater Road and Standen Avenue, where homes on average start at £705,000.
Admissions to both primary and secondary schools in South Woodham Ferrers are managed by Essex County Council.
There are five primary schools to choose from:
All schools received a rating of ‘good’ following their most recent Ofsted inspections with Woodville Primary School the only school to have scored the maximum rating of ‘outstanding’.
Secondary school places within the town of South Woodham Ferrers itself are a little more limited. The William de Ferrers School, a Specialist Sports Academy is the only secondary school in town which also contains a sixth form.
As such many parents choose to send their children to nearby Chelmsford and Westcliff where there are also a selection of Grammar Schools for those children who pass the 11+ examinations.
South Woodham Ferrers is an attractive town with a wealth of social activities, sports clubs and opportunities to get involved in the local community.
The town’s Rotary club hosts regular events and fundraisers including swimarathons and music concerts held in the local town.
The Essex Wildlife Trust is also well supported and works in partnership with the local town council to improve conservation efforts around the Fenn for the benefit of the wildlife and local residents.
The town’s main shopping centre is located in the purpose-built town centre with parking provision and pedestrianised walkways.
Chelmsford, the only city in Essex, is a short drive away, and offers a greater choice. The High Chelmer shopping mall is the largest, offering a choice of over 80 high street stores.
Top rated attractions as found on TripAdvisor include:
Marsh Farm Animal Adventure and Country Park – A great place for families with young children. There’s a farm trail to follow which takes visitors around the paddocks with sheep and goats, into the chicken run, past the horses and into the farm itself.
RHS Hyde Hall – Offers gardens to visit, children’s play areas, treasure hunts, craft activities and restaurants. They also hold a series of events throughout the year which include craft fairs, a Christmas Fayre, and open air concerts by the lake.
Southend-on-Sea – A trip to the sea side offers a fun day out for families with numerous amusements, funfair, theatres, Sea World, and the pier with its railway. Adult evening entertainment is available in the form of clubs, theatres, cinemas and a casino.
The Southend University Hospital or Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford are the main hospitals serving the area, and both have an A&E department.
A new medical centre serving South Woodham Ferrers is due to open this summer. It will consist of three GP practices, all operating from the new centre in Burnham road.
The new state of the art facility will have capacity for a dentist and pharmacy on site. There are further plans for additional facilities to eradcicate long travel distances for local residents.
The main surgeries for South Woodham Ferrers and their numbers are listed below:
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.