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Are you moving to Andover and need a removal company?

Are you thinking of moving to Andover? There is certainly plenty going on in the market town. Its largest employer is still the Ministry of Defence with RAF Andover situated just south of the town. The Defence Logistics Organisation (DLO) also has a major site in the town. It is also home to some major industries such as Twinings, the tea and coffee producers, Thomson International Publishers and the Lloyds Banking Group. Unemployment in the town is very low at just 1% of the population.

Moving to Andover – Connections

Very good, Andover has a busy railway station and two other stations close by. Whitchurch is 6 miles away and Grateley is 7 miles.

Andover property prices

Take a look at the average house prices in Andover to get an idea of current property values in Andover:

The average price for property in Andover during July 2016 was around £251,000, with detached houses around £367,000, semi detached homes at £248,000, terraced property at £204,000 and flats at around £152,000.

During March 2017 the average asking price in Andover changed to around £264,000, with detached houses around £379,000, semi detached homes at £265,000, terraced property at £213,000 and flats at around £154,000. Source Zoopla.

In August 2019, the average asking price in Andover changed again and is now £317,000. Detached houses are selling for around £477,000, semi detached homes at £278,000, terraced property at £225,000. Source Zoopla.

Moving to Andover new home sites

Clarion Housing – Ash Tree Court
Olympic Park Road, Andover, SP11 6RX
01264 559922
https://www.smartnewhomes.com/new-homes/contact/51036928

David Wilson Homes – Locksbridge Park
Locksbridge Road, Picket Piece, Andover, SP11 6WL
01264 559967
https://www.dwh.co.uk/new-homes/hampshire/h550201-locksbridge-park

Moving to Andover – nearest banks

Lloyds Bank
22 High Street, Andover SP10 1NW
Tel: 0845 300 0000
www.lloydsbank.com

HSBC
28 High Street, Andover SP10 1NN
Tel: 0345 740 4404
www.hsbc.co.uk

Moving house is the perfect time to take stock and see if you are paying more than you need for utilities such as gas, electric and water. Check prices on sites such as http://www.moneysupermarket.com/.

The following companies supply utilities in the Andover area:

NPower Gas and Electric
Tel: 0913 581 8794
www npower.com/

Southern Water
Tel: 0913 581 6245
https://www.southernwater.co.uk

Moving to Andover – challenge your council tax band

Once you have settled into your new home in Andover, it may be worth challenging your council tax band. More than 250,000 homes in England and Scotland may have been placed in the wrong band since the early 1990s. If your new home is one of them, you can get your band lowered. In the first instance, see if your neighbours in similar properties are in a lower band, check the following sites for more information: Valuation Office Agency and your local council at https://www.testvalley.gov.uk

Once you have moved home you may find you would like to carry out some home improvements. The following shops will carry a range of materials:

Moving to Andover – nearest hardware stores

Homebase
Unit 1, Newbury Rd, Andover SP10 4DU
Tel: 0845 640 7213
www.homebase.co.uk

Wickes
Northern Avenue, Andover SP10 4AU
Tel: 01264 721800
www.wickes.co.uk

Moving to Andover – Local Council

If you are planning to move to Andover, and need information on schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax. Simply contact: www.testvalley.gov.uk

Moving to Andover – Local Schools

Portway Infant School
Ashfield Road
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 3PE
Tel: 01264 323716

John Hanson Community School
Floral Way
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 3PB
Tel: 01264 352546

Andover leisure facilities

The town has a 4-screen cinema above the Asda supermarket in the town centre. There are plenty of pubs and restaurants to visit. Siam Orchid at The George Yard is highly recommended, it is small and cosy, tucked away and serves some of the best Thai food in Hampshire.

Hawk Conservancy www.hawk-conservancy.org
Finkly Down Farm www.finkleydownfarm.co.uk

Andover clubs & groups

Andover Golf Club
51 Winchester Road, Andover SP10 2EF
Tel: 01264 358040
www.andovergolfclub.co.uk

Andover Central Club
Clare House, East Street, Andover SP10 1EP
Tel: 01264 401101
www.andovercentralclub.com

Andover cable and phone connections

If you’re moving to Andover, and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit www.cable.co.uk/

Are you looking for a Andover removals company?

Andover removals, when considering moving to the Andover  area, Curtiss & Sons have been providing a removals, storage and packing service for over 170 years. We are members of the British Association of Removers and offer removals, storage and packing service in Hampshire, West Sussex and surrounding areas. Curtiss & Sons also provide specialist removal services to locations around the UK, Jersey and Guernsey.

Packing For Andover Removals

Packing for your removals is an important and time consuming task and the care of your possessions will be a key factor when choosing a removals company. It is important to be confident that your belongings will be handled with care; from the moment our team arrive until they are unwrapped and positioned in your new home.

Once you have decided to move, you should consider whether you want to pack your belongings or if you would prefer the removal company to carry out this task. If you choose to self pack, Curtiss & Sons can supply you with top quality packaging materials delivered to you as and when you need them.

Curtiss & Sons will ensure all china and glassware is wrapped in special protective paper and packed in double thickness cartons. Furniture can be protected in bubble blankets and antiques or other precious objects packed in individually tailored crates. When your possessions arrive at your new home our team will unpack for you, taking away all the cartons and wrapping material.

Curtiss & Sons
Dundas Spur
Copnor
Portsmouth
PO3 5NL
Tel: 02392 985830 for a free home survey & quote
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Curtiss & Sons also provide specialist removal services to locations around the UK, Jersey and Guernsey. 

We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home. 

 

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