Moving to Barnsley

Moving to Barnsley

Are thinking of moving to Barnsley.  The town is situated in South Yorkshire and lies on the River Dearne. The local culture is still firmly rooted in its industrial heritage of coal mining and glassmaking, you can visit a local exhibition on the history of the glassmaking industry and tradition. The town centre has a good selection of independent shops, high street stores and one of the best markets in South Yorkshire.


Easy access is available to the M1 motorway and the Trans Pennine Trail as well as both Rotherham and Doncaster. Train services are provided by Northern Rail, with trains to Leeds taking 35 minutes, to Huddersfield taking just over an hour and Sheffield taking 30 minutes. The Robin Hood Airport is 26 miles by car.

Property prices in Barnsley

Average house prices are £115,759 showing a rise of 2.13% over the past 12 months. You can buy a semi-detached property for around £110,000; smaller Victorian terraces for £120,000 and family detached homes starting from £195,000.

Local Council if you are thinking of moving to Barnsley

If you are planning to move to Barnsley and need information on schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax. Simply contact:

Local Schools

Joseph Locke Primary School
Shaw Street
South Yorkshire
Tel:01226 729910

Horizon Community College
Dodworth Road
South Yorkshire
S70 6PD
Tel:01226 704230

Leisure Facilities

A visit to Worsbrough Mill would make an excellent family day out. The 17th Century working water mill is set in 240 acres of tranquil country park and visitors can tour the mill. Admission to the museum and country park is free and you can purchase organic flour, porridge oats and muesli from the Mill Shop.

Cable and Phone Connections

If you’re moving to Barnsley and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit:

Local Removals Companies If Moving To Barnsley

This item is brought to you by the removals storage and shipping company serving Barnsley and the surrounding area.

This service is aimed at people moving in Barnsley and for those looking for a local removals, storage and shipping company.

If you are looking to move home or move to the Barnsley area, White & Company have been providing a removals service for over 145 years and are members of the British Association of Removers.

White & Company 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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