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Feature Locations: Harrogate Removals

Written by on October 19, 2016

Harrogate Aerial View

The McCarthy’s Removals Feature Locations series extends further into North Yorkshire taking an in-depth look at the historic spa town of Harrogate. Twinned with the New Zealand capital of Wellington and its namesake in Tennessee, USA – Harrogate has become an affluent area of the UK and a highly visited area.

Moving to Harrogate

Known as “The English Spa”, Harrogate has become famous for two things – its water and as an area of blissful living. Harrogate has been voted as the “happiest place to live” in Britain on a consistent basis since 2013. And it’s easy to see why. Blessed with grand architecture as well as rural feel to its town centre – Harrogate has grown to become one of the most sought after destinations for homeowners and tourists in the country. With a town centre bustling with shops, restaurants and bars, Harrogate quickly opens up to the Stray which is a huge park area in the centre of Harrogate which is a huge attraction.

Harrogate Local Information

The postcodes in the Harrogate area are: HG1, HG2, HG3 & HG5

Dialing Code: 01423

Parliamentary Constituency: Harrogate & Knaresborough

Local Education if Moving to Harrogate

St Peter’s Church of England Primary School (0.19miles)

Western Primary School (0.31miles)

Harrogate Grammar School (0.66miles)

Grove Road Community Primary School (0.67miles)

St Aidan’s Church of England High School (0.76miles)

Coppice Valley Community Primary School (0.84miles)

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School (0.93miles)

Bilton Grange Community Primary School (0.96miles)

Harrogate High School (0.98miles)

Brackenfield School (0.98miles)

Transport Links near Harrogate

Bus – Harrogate has its own bus station situated just outside the town’s main railway station on Station Parade. There are regular connections to Leeds and nearby Ripon as well as lesser services to Bradford, Otley, Knaresborough and rural North Yorkshire.

Rail – Harrogate has four train stations in total but the main station in the town centre has regular trains to nearby Leeds and York in the other direction. There is also as a daily weekday service to London via Leeds.

Air – Leeds Bradford Airport is the closest airport to Harrogate approximately ten miles away. There is a regular bus service from Harrogate town centre to Leeds Bradford. Harrogate’s rail connections also provide a simple route to Manchester Airport.

Leisure & Attractions if Moving to Harrogate

As well as grown as a great area to live, Harrogate has become a popular tourist destination due to its unique attractions. The Royal Pump Room is home to one of Europe’s strongest sulphur well and has now been transformed into a museum celebrating Harrogate’s spa water history. Betty’s Tea Room also celebrates Harrogate’s affiliation with tea as the home of Taylor’s – the company that makes the famous Yorkshire Tea.

Harrogate is also rich with parks and gardens. As well as the aforementioned Stray in the centre of the town, The Valley Gardens acts as another popular town centre park that also consists of an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and cafes amongst other amenities. There is also RHS Harlow Carr Gardens to the west of Harrogate which is one of four public gardens run but the Royal Horticultural Society.

Removals if Moving to Harrogate

From its base in Leeds, McCarthy’s removals stretch across county of Yorkshire and beyond. This includes Harrogate which is an area that McCarthy’s are proud to cater for. The McCarthy’s service in Harrogate extends beyond removals. The Storage World brand expanded into Harrogate with a centre opening on Ripon Road in 2010 to provide the town with storage, shredding and archiving services.

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Jodie and Sarah were fantastic. They managed to sort out a storage unit for me straight away and even stayed after they should have shut to help me out. I would have been absolutely stuck if they hadn’t gone the extra mile.
It’s rare these days to get that level of service. MASSIVE thank you.

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Really good service and would recommend them without hesitation

5 Stars

The staff are friendly and helpful (Huddersfield). My belonging are very safe and secure with loads of cameras and you can't enter without a person code. The storage rooms are nice and dry so all the stuff are safe from damp and mold ect.
I would definitely recommend and the price was great.

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