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Feature Locations: Ripon Removals

Written by on January 20, 2017


This week’s feature locations takes an in-depth look at the North Yorkshire cathedral city of Ripon.

Moving to Ripon

Despite its relatively small popular, Ripon is a historic cathedral city located in the heart of North Yorkshire. Ripon is the third smallest city in England which has allowed it to maintain its charm and character. The city’s market place is bustling with shops, cafes and places to drink as well as hosting a weekly market every Thursday. Ripon market place is also where the Ripon Hornblower has traditionally blown the horn every day at 9pm. Ripon is twinned with the city of Foix in the south of France.

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Ripon Local Information

The postcodes in the Ripon area are: HG4

Dialing Code: 01765

Parliamentary Constituency: Skipton & Ripon

Local Education if Moving to Ripon

Holy Trinity CofE Infant & Junior School (0.22miles)

Ripon Cathedral CofE Primary School (0.28miles)

St Wilfrid’s Catholic Primary School (0.29miles)

Outwood Academy Ripon (0.62miles)

Ripon Grammar School (0.65miles)

Moorside Infant & Junior School (0.66miles)

Ripon Greystone Primary School (0.86miles)

Sharow CofE Primary School (1.06miles)

Spring Hill School (1.18miles)

Cambian Spring Hill (1.26miles)

Transport Links near Ripon

Bus – There is a small bus station in Ripon that has frequent services linking the town to Leeds, Harrogate, York and the surrounding area.

Rail – Ripon railway station was closed in the 1960s, there has been campaigns to reopen the station to no success. The 36 Bus from Ripon provides links to the national railway network in Harrogate & Leeds.

Air – The closest airport to Ripon is Leeds Bradford Airport but Ripon’s proximity to the motorway network provides easy links to airports in the north east and elsewhere in Yorkshire.

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Leisure & Attractions if Moving to Ripon

Ripon has some of the area’s most well-known and loved monuments and historic sites. Within Ripon itself is the striking and historic cathedral where people have been heading to worship for over 1,300 years. It now attracts many visitors each year. As well as this, in the local area is Studley Royal Park & the Ruins of Fountains Abbey UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ruins themselves are one of the largest and best preserved monasteries in England. This added to the perfectly maintained grounds attract more visitors to the grounds each year.

Ripon Racecourse is also a big draw for the area with frequent meets throughout the summer period.

Removals if Moving to Ripon

Ripon is full of history and McCarthy’s also have a big history in the city and surrounding area. McCarthy’s have been helping move to, from and across Ripon for over four decades. McCarthy’s now have a storage centre based on Ripon Road in North Yorkshire which allows an extension of our additional services such as paper shredding, document storage and van hire to those living across the North Yorkshire region.

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0113 262 3000 /
0113 262 4000
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Saturday: 09.00 to 16.00
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    Phoenix Retail Park
    Leeds Road
    West Yorkshire
    HD1 6NE

    Removals & Storage
    01484 799 599
    Email Huddersfield

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    Saturday: 09.00 to 16.00
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    Water lane
    YO30 6PQ

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    01904 238 333

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    Email York

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    Saturday: 09.00 to 16.00
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