Removals to Witham
One of the main benefits of moving house to Witham is the easy transport links to London, and the A12. And, particularly if you are moving to a new area, you will want to contact an established removals firm in Essex, such as Greens, who have a proven track record of excellent standards of customer service.
If you require removals to Witham, Chelmsford based Greens Removals will get you off to a great start as we have completed thousands of UK and international home and office moves since our company was founded 40 years ago. We provide corporate and house moves to all parts of Essex including Witham, Colchester, Chelmsford, Braintree, Harwich, Brentwood and Southend-on-Sea.
Meanwhile, if you are moving to Witham, here are some facts and information about the town.
Among the popular reasons for moving to Witham is that it is within easy commuting distance to London, for work purposes, and it has easy access to Chelmsford (15 minutes) and Colchester (20 minutes) via the A12. And, if you are buying or renting in Witham, you also get considerably more property for your money compared to London house prices, which is another major draw.
Read on to find out about schools, housing, places to visit and shopping in Witham.
Employment – Witham has a population of 25,000 and saw rapid expansion in the 1960’s and 1970’s as it became a London overspill town. Although many of the population work in the capital, there are some major employers in the area. These include Crittall Windows on the Freebournes Industrial Estate near the junction of the A12, and the financial services company Cofunds.
Housing – Some of the prestigious detached manor houses and period homes in Witham go for sale around the £1 million mark, and there are also stunning farmhouses and executive homes. However, if you are looking for more modest accommodation, you will find some pretty reasonably priced apartments and terraced homes, including three and four bedroom terraces from £180,000 upwards (2015 prices). Maltings Park, on the edge of Witham, is one of the newest developments and consists of two, three, four and five bedroom homes for £259,995 upwards.
Places to Visit – Once have organised your house move via Essex removals firm Greens, you will find a few attractions in and around the town including the picturesque river walk which is popular with families. Other tourist draws include Cressing Temple Barns, which makes a fun day out for children and adults, and features one of the world’s oldest timber framed buildings in the world.
Amenities – Witham High Street has a mix of chain stores and some independent shops, as well as banks, pubs and restaurants. It also has two shopping centres, Newlands and The Grove, plus three supermarkets: Asda, Tesco and Morrisons.
Education – If you are moving to Witham with secondary school age children, there are two secondary schools in Witham. These include Maltings Academy, which was rated as an ‘outstanding’ school in its 2015 Ofsted report, and New Rickstones Academy, which received a ‘good’ Ofsted rating.
Transport – The town is easily accessible by road and rail. It has its own railway station, and the train journey takes just 40 to 45 minutes to reach London’s Liverpool Street. The town is also within easy reach of the A12 to Colchester and Chelmsford.