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Are you looking for removals to Rochford?
With over 35 years’ experience servicing the removals needs of Essex, GoodMove is ideally placed to help families move to and from Rochford.
Our extensive knowledge of the district coupled with our central location 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 the town of Rochford as well as various towns in the wider district, including:
From large detached properties to news builds on narrow roads, we can help with all aspects of house removals to Rochford.
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 friendly family firm in the heart of the Essex countryside, GoodMove has become the standout choice for all Removals to Rochford.
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.
Rochford is a small Essex town which forms part of the wider Rochford District, comprising Rayleigh to the west and bordering the iconic British seaside town, Southend to the south.
The town is steeped in history and has managed to preserve its own character and identity despite its prestigious neighbours.
Instead of a high street the town has a unique cross pattern and is packed full of historical places of interest including the Old House and Rochford Hall, one time home of the Boleyn family.
The district is ringfenced by a stretch of breath-taking coastline, coastal marshes, intricate waterways and rolling countryside hills.
Living costs are lower than London and Essex as a whole with prime real estate opportunities for the savvy purchaser.
Rochford highlights include:
Central location – Working transport links to London and Chelmsford as well as the coastal towns of Essex.
Community-driven – One of the oldest markets in the UK, it was granted its charter in 1247 and it is still held every Tuesday as well as a monthly Saturday farmers market too.
Foodie’s haven – mixture of dining experiences from traditional gastro pubs to Turkish and Indian restaurants.
Choice of Schools – Good range of schools from primary through to secondary with Grammar stream options in nearby Southend
International links – Southend airport operates regular flights to other parts of the UK and the rest of Europe, including Spain, Portugal and parts of Western Europe.
For more information on moving home within or out of the District of Rochford see the following advice from Rochford District Council.
The current average property in Rochford is £322,000 as of April 2019, according to property market experts, Zoopla.
You can expect to pay around £451,000 for a detached property, £292,000 for a semi, £269,000 for a terraced home and around £169,000 for a one bed flat.
Rochford is made up predominantly of family homes. Of the 103 homes currently for sale on Zoopla, 85 are houses and bungalows.
For those looking to take their first step onto the property ladder 16 are listed as one and two bedroomed apartments.
There are also two new housing developments currently under construction in the area offering a range of properties suitable for both first time buyers and larger family accommodation:
Admissions to both primary and secondary schools are managed by Essex County Council.
The main school in the area is King Edmund Secondary School, which is where the majority of children in the area attend. Following its last Ofsted inspection, it was awarded a rating of ‘Good’.
Rochford is also home to three primary schools all judged to be ‘good’ by Ofsted:
The wider county retains a selective education policy and the Southend Boys and Girls Grammar schools are both popular choices with parents.
Admissions are managed by the Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex (CSSE).
With the nightlife and shopping of Chelmsford in one direction and the excitement and beaches of Southend in the other, Rochford is ideally located to enjoy the best the county has to offer.
The area surrounding the town offers plenty of outdoor leisure activities to enjoy. Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park in the Roach Valley extends for 200 acres and encompasses grassland, a lake and woodlands that provide a home for a wide range of animals and plants.
Cycle routes and walking trails are popular pastime for Rochford residents wishing to get out and explore the great outdoors.
The area also has a keen angler presence with Rochford Reservoir an excellent spot for some leisurely fishing.
The popular seaside resort of Southend on Sea boasts an array of fun things to do for all ages. It is home to the longest pleasure pier in the world, a funfair and amusement park (Adventure Island), an aquarium (Sea Life Adventure) and a funicular railway that links the promenade with the cliff top.
To the west of the district is the beautiful Rayleigh Windmill, a Grade II listed building which is more than 200 years old. An awarding winning-tourist attraction which encompasses a museum, exhibition space and sensory garden.
For more information see the following list of 100 things to do in Essex.
The Southend University Hospital is the main hospital for the area and has an A&E Department.
For added convenience there is also the Rochford Medical Centre which is open from 06:30 to 19:00 on weekdays and 08:30 to 11:30 on Saturdays.
The main surgeries for the Rochford area and their contact numbers are as following:
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.