South Hams Moving & Storage have been carefully moving customers belongings to, from and within Kingsbridge for over 25 years.
We realise that moving home can be an exceedingly stressful time. Our main aim is to give our customers professional removal and storage services, with the emphasis on customer service and attention to detail.
We not only offer removal services nationally or locally, we also provide storage; where we will collect, store and return your items whenever you wish.
Looking to move to Kingsbridge? Give us a call, and chat with our friendly sales team, or fill out a quick quote form and we’ll get back to you.
Why Choose South Hams Removals?
South Hams Removals understand that each customer has different requirements for their removals.
One of the fundamental elements of our business is flexibility. Our services can be adapted to meet the specific requirements of each and every customer.
Not only, do we offer full or part removals services. We also provide the following:
· Insurance – We want our customers to trust us, but for peace of mind, every member of our professionally trained staff is capable of arranging insurance for the move.
· Packing services – No one likes packing their belongings. That’s why we offer a comprehensive packing and unpacking service to make your move easier.
· Assembly services – We can dismantle your furniture, and re-assemble it in your new home, meaning you can sit back and relax.
Moving to Kingsbridge
Many who wish to move to the South Hams with a family, will move to Kingsbridge. This location ensures your children will get the best quality of education around.
· Unlike Salcombe, the majority of homes are inhabited all year round; meaning Kingsbridge will be buzzing no matter the season.
· There are many water sports to get involved with here, including surfing, sailing and kayaking.
· No matter what time of year, there are always plenty of local events taking place, including the Kingsbridge Food and Music Festival in June.
· The town’s name was born from the ancient bridge built to link two royal estates.
Kingsbridge offers plenty of countryside to be explored throughout the year. This thriving English town resembles that of an old English market town, away from the hustle and bustle of the major cities.
Kingsbridge is a small town consisting of only a few main roads and plenty of winding side streets. An oldy-worldy feel emanates from Kingsbridge, and with such a rich and deep history, it’s clear to see why.
Walk around the streets and you’ll soon end up at the stunning quay, which has ended up on many postcards in the South Hams.
Properties in Kingsbridge are slightly on the pricey side; however, for the location, it is worth the extra pennies. The average property price in Kingsbridge, this year, stands at £425,607.
Over the past 12 months, property prices have seen an increase of 2.14%, and over the past five years, they have seen a rise of 20%.
In terms of property types, flats in Kingsbridge sold for an average of £304,377 and terraced houses for £276,812.
Statistics as per Zoopla in October 2019.
The best secondary school in the South Hams area is Kingsbridge Community college; rated as outstanding by Ofsted. It boasts excellent facilities with over £14million being invested over the last decade. There’s a new science block, a sixth form centre, a music centre, a large theatre and the latest technology for ICT and design.
Many who live in Kingsbridge will go to school here, and many children from the surrounding areas will commute here daily for the top-notch education.
Another fantastic school is located in Dartington. Steiner School is an alternative school that not only focuses on teaching but also mental and physical well-being as well. The waiting lists for this school get exceedingly long, so its best to apply as far in advance as possible.
Living in Kingsbridge
The nearby estuary provides plenty of opportunities for watersport enthusiasts. If you’re looking to surf or sunbathe, then there are plenty of beaches nearby such as those in Salcombe and Slapton.
On the first and third Saturday of the month, Meander through the twisting streets of Kingsbridge towards Kingsbridge Quay and you’ll come across the fruit and veg market. Make sure to get there early as it is only open from 9 am till 1 pm.
Come Christmas time, the town celebrates in style; with the town square transformed into a market; live entertainment and Father Christmas himself, making an appearance.
There is a fantastic range of activities and events throughout the year that you won’t get bored anytime soon, here in Kingsbridge.