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Moving to Biggleswade

Are you thinking of moving to Biggleswade? its name was derived from Biccel – an Anglo-Saxon personal name and waed, an old English word for ford.

The Great North Road and the waterways gave rise to Biggleswade’s early prosperity. barge traffic was very active, carrying local agricultural produce, timber and coal. It was not until the arrival of the railway in the 1850’s that the Ivel Navigation Trust was terminated by statute.

Biggleswade was also home to Daniel Albone, the famous racing cyclist, who in the 1880’s established the Ivel Cycle Works where he invented his own bicycles, motorcycles ladies bicycles, the tandem and the first Ivel Agricultural Tractor – the ancestor of all modern tractors.

Property prices in Biggleswade

Average house prices are £256,524 showing a rise of 8.79% over the past 12 months. You can buy a semi-detached property for around £241,467; smaller Victorian terraces for £185,402 and a family detached home from £378,888.

Local Council if you are thinking of moving to Biggleswade

If you are planning to move to Biggleswade and need information on council tax, planning permission, parking permits or schools.

Simply visit:

Local Schools

Biggleswade Academy Trust – Holmemead Middle School
Southlands Lower School
Ivel Valley School
Stratton Upper School
Samuel Whitbread Academy
The Knights Templar School
Holme Court School
North Herts Education Support Centre
St Christopher School

Travel Connections

Biggleswade has 3 train stations within 4 miles, Biggleswade 0.6 miles, Sandy 3.3 miles and Arlesey 3.9 miles. The closest airport is Luton is only 15.2 miles away with Stanstead 24.7 and London City 42 miles respectively.

Cable and Phone Connections

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

Moving to Biggleswade

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Domestic Removals Biggleswade, 2nd February 2015

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