We can help you with your Lewes move
If you are looking to move to or from Lewes then our local knowledge will help
If it’s Lewes you are looking to move to or from then our local removals company Barkley Home Removals are worth a look. We have extensive East Sussex knowledge will will help make your moving day a breeze – no silly mistakes or problems.
So, use our wealth of local Lewes knowledge to make your moving day a hassle free experience without any needless mistakes.
We also offer other local removals services for Ringer, Cooksbridge, Offham, Hamsey, Glynde, Beddingham, Iford, Swanborough, Kingston and other outlying villages around Lewes.
Telephone area code: 01273
For those in need of storage we offer Lewes Sussex Storage.
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Moving to Lewes East Sussex?
Lewes is a town in the Lewes district of East Sussex and is also the county town of East Sussex.
Lewes is situated in a gap in the South Downs which runs the river Ouse runs through. It is approximately ten miles from Brighton and Hove. To the east of the town the downs rise sharply forming a large chalk cliff that can be seen for many miles – the adjacent part of the town is known as Cliffe. The southern part of the town is known as Southover.
The town is famous for its annual Guy Fawkes Night celebrations on the 5th of November. In Lewes this event not only marks the date of the uncovering of the Gunpowder Plot in 1605, but also commemorates the memory of 17 Protestant martyrs who were burnt at the stake in the town during the Marian Persecutions of 1555–1557.
The annual Glyndebourne Festival Opera, held at Glyndebourne country house near Lewes, in a free-standing opera house on its grounds. The house itself, located near Lewes in East Sussex, England, is about six hundred years old and a grade II listed building.
Today the main roads avoid the town centre with the A27 trunk road taking traffic along the south coast between Eastbourne and Southampton passes to the south of the town. The A26 from Maidstone to Newhaven; and the A275 London road both come in from the north.
Lewes railway station has hourly fast trains from London and also the East Coastway Line connecting Brighton with Eastbourne and Hastings, and the branch to Seaford.
The Vanguard Way, a long-distance footpath from London to Newhaven, passes through countryside east of the town. The South Downs Way also passes close to Lewes, crossing the Ouse at Southease four miles south of the town.
Lewes Old Grammar School is an independent school which also has a sixth form. Priory School, specialises in the arts, languages and science. Ringmer Community College and Sixth Form, just over three miles from Lewes town centre, is a school for ages eleven to nineteen with a sixth form.
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