If you are moving house, looking to start a new life or retiring to Street, we can help you.
Street is situated on a dry spot in the Somerset Levels at the end of the Polden Hills, 2 miles (3.2 km) south-west of Glastonbury. The surrounding area is bursting with a rich history waiting to be explored, you’re going to be moving to an area with an interesting past. There is evidence of Roman occupation. Much of the history of the village is dominated by Glastonbury Abbey until the Dissolution of the Monasteries, and indeed its name comes from a 12th-century causeway from Glastonbury which was built to transport local Blue Lias stone from what is now Street to rebuild the Abbey, although it had previously been known as Lantokay and Lega.
The Society of Friends had become established there by the mid-17th century. One Quaker family, the Clarks, started a business in sheepskin rugs, woolen slippers and, later, boots and shoes. This became C&J Clark which still has its headquarters in Street, but shoes are no longer manufactured there. Instead, in 1993, redundant factory buildings were converted to form Clarks Village, the first purpose-built factory outlet for over 90 high street brands in the United Kingdom. The Shoe Museum provides information about the history of Clarks and footwear manufacture in general.
The Clark family’s former mansion and its estate at the edge of the town are now owned by Millfield School, an independent co-educational boarding school. Street is also home to Crispin School and Strode College.
Of shopping is your thing and you love browsing all that is on offer, then Street will not disappoint! In addition, the shopping outlet Clarks Village, High Street in Street has a good many shops, cafes, and restaurants, including a selection of major supermarkets on the outskirts.
The Strode theatre offering a range of live shows to suit all audiences is a very popular venue so be sure to check out what is on if you’re looking for something to do.
Street is just 24 miles from Bristol International Airport and Templemeads railway station so getting out and about is easy enough.
Why Choose Armishaws for your removals?
Armishaws Removals provide removal and relocation services to all areas around Street.
Our removal services include:
Whether you require long term or short term storage, our secure container storage system will ensure the safety and care of all your personal or business possessions. Whether you personally wish to store items to pass onto family and friends, store your home items while moving abroad or while you are between homes we can help.Find Out More