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Are you looking for removals to Wickford?
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, 37 miles from the thriving market town of Wickford, 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 Wickford.
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.
Having started life as a family-run removals firm in the heart of the Essex countryside, GoodMove is the standout choice for all Removals to Wickford.
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.
Within equally easy reach of Chelmsford, Basildon and other large Essex towns, the one-time farming village of Wickford has evolved to become an important commuter town for the county.
Wickford may be small in comparison to others in Essex, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in terms of location, community spirit and local investment.
The town has invested ambitiously into its ‘Master plan’ a key document which outlines several growth projects in the local area.
The High Street has been a key beneficiary and new developments including the erection of 650 apartments has seen urban living standards and public spaces rise also.
Good travel connections into London and surrounding towns with London Liverpool Street reachable in 40 minutes by rail.
Plenty of housing stock which offer value for money – Property is more reasonably priced than larger towns such as Basildon and Brentwood.
Situated close to the beautiful Essex countryside and not far from the East coast with the seaside resort of Southend on Sea just half an hour away.
Ongoing investment in local infrastructure, amenities and new housing projects.
A good assortment of local shops and numerous schools to choose from.
The average price for property in Wickford was £364,320 as of March 2019 a slight rise on the last year of £13,163.
In terms of property styles, flat sold for £203,087 and terraced homes were very popular priced modestly at £284,505.
Popular areas include the Wick Meadows Development and the London Road Area, where there is a high percentage of bungalows.
Compared to many of its neighbours (particularly the bigger towns of Basildon and Billericay), Wickford property prices are not as expensive. For £152,000 you can purchase a two-bedroom apartment close to Wickford train station, ideal for commuting to work.
If you are looking for a larger four bedroomed home, prices start at £350,000 for a semi-detached. On the outskirts of town where it is a little more rural, are some prestigious properties on large plots with guide prices of between £900,000 and £1Million.
Local junior schools for children aged 5 to 11 include Runwell Community Primary School, Hilltop Infant School (currently rated outstanding by Ofsted), Hilltop Junior School and Rettendon Primary School.
For those families with older children or just about to enter secondary school there are several to choose from in the area.
The non-selective Beauchamps High School is currently rated outstanding by Ofsted (2014). During the inspection, the school and its governors were praised for their leadership and management and the quality of teaching on offer.
It was remarked that the school was particularly well thought of in an area where there is six local Grammar schools.
Other schools in the local area include Castledon School, a special, state funded junior and senior school for boys and girls in Wickford, (rated good) and the Bromfords School and Sixth Form College.
Wickford is incredibly well connected to all the other major Essex towns, whether you want to spend the day shopping in Chelmsford or partying in Billericay.
Partyman Wold of Play in nearby Basildon is a brilliant place to take the kids. They can climb the frames, slip down the slides and even scale the UK’s only indoor climbable volcano!
Wickford town centre and the surroundings also have their fair share of local attractions and facilities to keep you occupied.
Wick Country Park is set in 50 acres of former agricultural land which is now home to a lake, a pond, numerous walking trails and small bridges over the Rivers Crouch and Wick.
Other local attractions include the Wickford Swimming Pool, a recently renovated facility that boasts a high-tech gym and a dedicated fitness suite.
For a quirkier than usual retail experience, visit Battlesbridge Antiques Centre at the Old Granary.
Home to over 80 dealers in a variety of old buildings and courtyards there is a range of antiques, crafts and specialist items from vintage furniture and garden ornaments to jewellery and Waterford crystal.
It also hosts various exhibitions and fayres in the summer, such as Christmas fetes and vintage car clubs.
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.