Removals Milton Keynes
Are you looking for professional removals in Milton Keynes? Then you have come to the right place! Our team of relocation experts are ready to assist with all of your needs from house removals to office relocation, storage, and even packing services.
Home Removals in Milton Keynes
Whether you are moving house in Milton Keynes or moving from another area our staff is available. We offer the best removal options in town with our top-rated customer service. Your wants and needs are always at the forefront which is why every customer is given a bespoke moving plan.
Our team will ensure that your possessions are safe and secure when being moved to your new home.
We are also experienced with complicated moves and can assist with making the process as smooth as possible. Our storage services are great for temporarily storing your home items when between addresses.
Office Removals in Milton Keynes
We have been a highly-rated office removal company in Milton Keynes for years. Our team will pack and transport your items without a misstep.
Milton Keynes office removals have become one of our specialities and we are equipped to assist with the process from start to finish. Our service begins with a free consultation to outline the logistics because every move is unique.
Storage and Packing Services for Milton Keynes
Some relocations can come with a lot of moving parts. Here at BlueSky Relocations, we are ready to help! We want to make your move as painless and stress-free as possible. This is why we now offer storage solutions and packing services for the Milton Keynes area.
Our home and office removals are perfectly complimented with our packing services. They are carried out by our specialist team who always bring along the right tools for the job.
Storage solutions can be costly, but not with BlueSky. We offer affordable and customizable storage solutions for when you are between houses, offices, or just need to clean out the overflowing garage. Pick up and delivery of storage items is also included in the price making BlueSky the best storage in Milton Keynes.
Moving Guide to Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes is located in Buckinghamshire with a population of approximately 230,000. The city was originally designed as a commuter town for London workers in the ’60s, but today it stands on its own with a strong economy, affordable housing, and excellent transport connections.
Milton Keynes is top-rated for green spaces. It is said that no one who lives there is more than a half-mile from a park. It also has the highest concentration of roundabouts in the Uk with over 130 of them. It is a great location for families and young professionals with all of the necessary amenities.
Where to live in Milton Keynes
Willen – one of the best places to live in Milton Keynes also has lots of water activities available due to Willen Lake.
Stony Stratford – has a market town feeling with pubs, restaurants and shops nearby.
Wolverton – character properties, close to the train station, and canal walking paths with a community spirit and plenty to do.
Loughton – cottage houses and less than 10-min walk to the train station. Perfect for London commuters and loved by locals.
Newport Pagnell – outside of the centre of Milton Keynes, but conveniently located near the M1. Perfect for car commuters.
Leighton Buzzard – a market town outside of Milton Keynes, that is great for London commuters with a 30-minute rail ride to Euston station.
Woolstone – enjoyed by locals for its wide range of pubs and leisure activities and the centre is still at your doorstep.
Olney – is a great place for families with a vibrant cafe culture, nice restaurants and shops with a lot of natural beauty.
Buying and Renting in Milton Keynes
The average property price in Milton Keynes is around £302,000, slightly below the national average of £324,000. A wide range of properties and arrangements are available. If looking to rent a single room try sites like Gumtree or Spareroom.
-Semi-detached home £340,982
-Terraced home £309,189
-one bedroom £993
-two bedrooms £1170
-three bedrooms £1333
Milton Keynes is the third most successful economies in the UK which means there are no shortages of opportunities. The unemployment rate as of 2020 is 3.7%, lower than the national average (4.35%). The city is home to household names such as Argos, Domino’s Pizza, Volkswagen Group, Red Bull Racing, and more.
Indeed is listing 16,081 jobs within a 25-mile radius of Milton Keynes with over 8000 of them full-time positions. Some of the major employers are Santander and Open University.
Cost of Living
The average salary in Milton Keynes is £38,100 just slightly below the national average of £38,600.
Consumer prices in Milton Keynes are 15% lower than in London, restaurants are 17% lower, groceries 9% and most importantly, rent prices are 51% lower.
Out of 126 education providers in Milton Keynes, 28 received an Outstanding rank by Ofsted. There are also two universities; Open University and the University of Bedfordshire – Milton Keynes Campus. Open University is the first distance-learning institutions so its location does not create student areas.
Transport and Commuting
Milton Keynes was originally designed as a commuter-city and thus has a lot of great transport links. There are 6 train stations around the city. The main station is Milton Keynes Central, located less than a mile from the centre. There are hundreds of secure cycle lockers available for rent.
The other train stations include; Wolverton, Bletchley, Fenny Stratford, Bow Brickhill, and Woburn Sands. Commuting to London from Milton Keynes via train takes approximately 30 minutes to London Euston station with trains running every 35 minutes.
Bus lines connect Milton Keynes with all of the surrounding towns and cities. There is a range of bus companies available such as Arriva, Vale Travel, and Red Rose.
Cycling enthusiasts and walkers will be pleased to learn that Milton Keynes has over 200 miles of shared-use paths that are called Redways. They link residential areas to city amenities.
The nearest airport is in Luton and can be reached via Stagecoach bus service (approximately 35 min).
Use the local journey planner to find more accurate travel times.
London: 54 miles
Cambridge: 47 miles
Oxford: 43 miles
Birmingham: 70.5 miles
Shopping and Nightlife in Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes has no shortage of shopping or things to do or socialise. There are theatres, art galleries, two cinemas, a concert hall, football stadium, indoor ski-slope, Xscape (indoor activity centre), and much more.
It is also home to the Formula One team, Red Bull Racing, MK Dons, and Milton Keynes Lightning for sports enthusiasts.
Home to many lakes and waterways, Milton Keynes can also satisfy your desire for activities on the water. At Lake Willen, you can windsurf, wakeboard, SUP, sail, use the water park and more.
Midsummer Place and Centre: MK are the two large shopping centres of Milton Keynes. Collectively, they have over 240 stores. Centre:MK also has a sheltered local market selling fresh produce, clothing, and other goods.
Local Services in Milton Keynes
MK Citizen (local news)
Things to Do in Milton Keynes
1. Bletchley Park – Home of the WWII Codebreakers is now a heritage attraction open to visitors.
2. Snozone – Europe’s largest indoor snow resort with skiing and snowboarding all year round.
3. Gulliver’s Land Theme Park Resort – a children’s theme park designed for families and established in 1999.
4. Willen Lake – the most popular park in Milton Keynes with water activities and sports available.
5. Milton Keynes Museum – an independent museum run by locals on a volunteer basis. Collections cover local history.
6. Mr Mulligans Indoor – an indoor adventure golf course with a bar and restaurant.
7. Vertigo VR – a virtual reality centre offering virtual experiences, eSports gaming area, 5D cinema, and more.
8. The National Museum of Computing – home to the world’s largest collection of historic computers.
9. Formula Fast Indoor Karting – indoor go-kart with a variety of experiences to choose from.