With Best Moves UK, moving to or around Bolton is simple.
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A free no obligation quotation will follow within 12 hours. Our quotation will outline exactly what is covered, as per your instructions and a price.
If you are at the stage of wanting to receive a home visit.
You can Just have a quick conversation with our expect removals team.
To get an approximate idea of the costs involved.
Having been specialists in removals for so long, we can assure you that there is nothing we have not moved before.
You can rest assured that your personal belongings will be well protected and safe throughout the transportation process.
When you choose the option of a full packing service, everything will be wrapped, packed before being loaded onto the vehicle.
Step 3Moving and Storage
Best Moves UK is also able to provide flexible storage solutions for all your needs. Whether that be storage while you have building works carried out on your new home or while you live in rented accommodation for a period of time.
Whatever your storage needs may be we can help. We offer a range of differently sized units with competitive prices and easy access in safe, dry and secure personally dedicated storage containers.
Why Move To Bolton
Bolton’s booming – two words not often put together. But, says the cabal of property seers, this week it’s Bolton’s turn to be Britain’s Biggest Property Bargain! Prices have zoomed more than 130% in five years.
What’s its secret? Is it the Peter Kay factor? It would take a stalker of monumental obsession to trade just another post-industrial mill town for a glimpse of their star.
No, it’s our old friend, the Ain’t Nowhere Vaguely Nice And Even Remotely Affordable Left factor. Priced out of la-di-da Manchester, people are discovering the charms of the friendly locals, the good schools, the proper market, the towering town hall, the well priced and rather nice in parts property, and not forgetting the steam museum. Money’s pouring in somewhere, because Churchgate’s got lovely new stone setts, and a cultural quarter (ooh, get her) is promised.
Removals Company Bolton
Are you moving in and around Bolton? Moving house can be stressful at the best of times and with bills to pay, post to redirect and home insurance to source, there is more than enough to start thinking about. One thing you are certainly going to have to start thinking about in plenty of time is how you are going to move your personal belongings to your new home.
Many people underestimate the scale of the task and hire a removals van for a few hours to do it themselves. Only to later come unstuck when they have more items than they first thought, get the timing wrong and end up shelling out more money, or worse still, damage their own goods. Moving home furnishings is a skill and whether you are looking to move to a larger home or downsize, it will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly.
What to do in Bolton
Try an entertaining day out at the Octagon or the Albert Halls Theatre
If you’re partial to a good show, check out Bolton’s wide range of theatrical performances. With such a great variety of events, and something new every month, you’re certain to enjoy yourself! You can find out what’s on and book tickets at https://octagonbolton.co.uk/whats-on/ or www.alberthalls-bolton.co.uk
What better time to appreciate Bolton’s stunning countrysides and appreciate the beautiful views than Spring? With flowers starting to emerge and the weather beginning to brighten, now is a perfect opportunity to get outside. Walks from Rivington to Turton, Horwich and the Last Drop Village and beyond, start exploring now.
Seek out Bolton’s Industrial Heritage
Spend a day exploring Bolton’s wonderful industrial heritage which lives on through its canals, coal, cotton, railways and of course, it’s people.
You can find out more about Bolton’s famous names including The Duke of Bridgewater, Gilbert Brindley, Richard Arkwright, Samuel Crompton, William Hesketh Lever and others whose inventions helped to forge and shape the industrial revolution. Explore them now here.
Family fun at Bolton’s Libraries and Museums
With a busy calendar of events, including free, family-friendly fun, Bolton’s libraries and museums are always worth a look.
There are always lots of great activities on offer including getting crafty, fish feeds, storytelling, object handling and lots more. Look out for special half term activities in all libraries too! Visit www.boltonlams.co.uk/whats-on.
Property in Bolton
Bolton is a town in Greater Manchester. A former mill town, Bolton has been a production centre for textiles since Flemish weavers settled in the area in the 14th century. Close to the West Pennine Moors, Bolton has a population of around 140,000, whilst the wider metropolitan borough has a population of 262,400. Historically part of Lancashire, Bolton’s cultural interests includes the Octagon Theatre and the Bolton Museum and Art Gallery, as well as one of the earliest public libraries established after the Public Libraries Act 1850.
Investment property in Bolton comes in many forms, from urban apartments in new builds and older renovations in the energetic town centre to leafy suburbs or the picturesque villages on the outskirts. In recent years Bolton has offered property investors some of the best rental yields in the UK.
There are 9 postcode districts with significant property markets in and around Bolton, and here we break down key property data for each.
Area Avg yield Avg price Avg £/sqf 5yr +/-
BL0 3.3% £232,251 £183 +19%
BL1 4.0% £149,527 £147 +18%
BL3 4.7% £120,971 £125 +19%
BL4 5.6% £109,132 £119 +19%
BL5 4.3% £160,836 £173 +19%
BL6 3.4% £207,595 £174 +19%
BL7 2.4% £294,132 £210 +20%
BL8 3.4% £237,875 £190 +20%
BL9 4.3% £165,204 £164 +19%
Schools & Education
Bolton has a very good range of state-funded schools and colleges as well as some highly regarded independents. and primary schools rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted, the UK’s education regulator. For those looking to go private Bolton School Boys’ Division and Bolton School Girls’ Division are regarded as very strong options.
The third most highly rated schools with first-class Ofsted reports are:
Canon Slade School – www.canon-slade.bolton.sch.uk
Bolton School Girls — www.boltonschool.org/
Bolton School Boys – www.boltonschool.org/senior-boys
More information on researching and finding schools in the Bolton area is available here: