Top 5 Tips When Moving In London


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We have provided a small checklist of things to do before and during moving to London. This should hopefully help make your life easier and take a load off your mind when you move to one of the biggest cities in the world.

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Top 5 Tips When Moving In London

  1. 1. Thursday, 6 June 13
  2. 2. 5Top 5 Tips When MovingHome In LondonThursday, 6 June 13
  3. 3. 5 Choose a member of theBritish Association of RemoversThe most important thing to consider when moving home is to choose aremoval company that is right for you. The British Association of Removers isthe industry’s trade association and members have to meet strict servicecriteria. Members of the BAR are regularly inspected to ensure that theirfacilities and staff meet these high standards.Thursday, 6 June 13
  4. 4. 4 Remember To Plan Your Parking PermitEnsure that you agree with your removals company who is going to beresponsible for arranging the permit. If you prefer to arrange the permityourself, you will need to contact your local council by contacting them eitherby telephone or online to organise a parking permit for move day. The permitwill be posted to your address and will need to be displayed in thewindscreen of the lorry.Thursday, 6 June 13
  5. 5. 3Tell your removal company aboutlimited access and narrow streetsOther problems that removal truck could face are narrow streets or limitedaccess to roads. Due to the size of removal trucks, they may struggle to fitdown some roads so in this case, your removal company may have to use ashuttle vehicle. Use of a shuttle vehicle may increase the price of your move,so ensure your removal company explains the operational details.Thursday, 6 June 13
  6. 6. 2 Move Mid-weekThe costs of your removal vary depending on the size of the consignmentand where it is going to and from. However there are many variables thatcould determine the price of your move. If it is an international move,shipping or airfreight prices will impact the overall cost of your move, forexample if inflation causes the cost of shipping to go up then the price ofyour move will also increase.Thursday, 6 June 13
  7. 7. 1Other factors that may cause problems on the day of your move could beschool holidays or other events. Events happening around London couldshut roads around your home, so you need to ensure that there are noevents happening around your location on the day. These could causesignificant problems as the removal lorry would not be able to get near theproperty and may result in the move not being able to go ahead on that day.Watch Out For London EventsThursday, 6 June 13
  8. 8. Thanks For ViewingIf your’e looking to buy or rent a property in London please visit:, 6 June 13