Removals Company London

UK removal company, International Shipping and Removals from London.  Looking for moving company London,  furniture removals, house removals or office removals then contact Elephant Removals UK today.....We provide removals services, shipping, home removals, whether moving from Greater London or to, or all areas within M25, We can provide any removals and storage services to suit your needs including man with a van service.

UK removal company, International Shipping and Removals from London.  Looking for moving company,  furniture removals, house removals or office removals then contact Elephant Removals UK today.....We provide removals services, shipping, home removals

London Removal companies, moving and removals rates from London to anywhere in the UK. Nationwide.

Looking for removals in London.  FREE home moving quotes now ! Removals services London. House and company movers UK. domestic removals, commercial removals, office removals, relocation, household removals. We have house and home movers in London covering removals in these areas.

East London Removals Company

A UK based and operated also covers East London Removals Company E1 Whitechapel, Stepney, Mile End E2 Bethnal Green, Shoreditch

E3 Bow, Bromley-by-Bow E4 Chingford, Highams Park E5 Clapton E6 East Ham (also covers Beckton) E7 Forest Gate, Upton Park E8 Hackney, Dalston E9 Hackney, Homerton (includes South Hackney) E10 Leyton

E11 Leytonstone (also covers Wanstead) E12 Manor Park

E13 Plaistow E14 Poplar, Millwall (also covers Isle of Dogs) E15 Stratford, West Ham

E16 Victoria Docks & North Woolwich (also covers Canning Town) E17 Walthamstow

E18 Woodford & South Woodford (in reality only South Woodford is covered

by E18; most of Woodford itself is covered by postcode area IG8, outside the London postal districts)

East Central London Removals Company

A Reliable East Central London Removals Company operates in EC1 covers the Clerkenwell, Finsbury, Barbican area

EC2 covers the north eastern (Moorgate, Liverpool Street) area of The City

EC3 covers the south eastern (Monument, Aldgate, Fenchurch St, Tower Hill) area of The City

EC4 covers the western (Fleet Street, Temple, Blackfriars, St Paul's) area of The City

North London Removals Company

A trusted North London Removals Company operating in N1 covers the Islington, Barnsbury, Canonbury area N2 East Finchley (includes eastern part of Hampstead Garden Suburb)N3 Finchley Central, Finchley Church End (central Finchley) N4 Finsbury Park, Manor House N5 Highbury N6 Highgate N7 Holloway (includes Lower Holloway) N8 Hornsey (also covers Crouch End) N9 Lower Edmonton N10 Muswell Hill N11 New Southgate (also covers Friern Barnet)

N12 North Finchley, Woodside Park N13 Palmers Green N14 Southgate N15 South Tottenham, Seven Sisters

N16 Stoke Newington, Stamford Hill N17 Tottenham N18 Upper Edmonton N19 Upper Holloway, Archway, Tufnell Park N20 Whetstone (also covers Totteridge) N21 Winchmore HillN22 Wood Green, Alexandra Palace

North West London Removals Company

A dependable North West London Removals Company also operates in NW1 covers the Camden Town, Regent's Park, north Marylebone area NW2 Cricklewood, Neasden (also covers Dollis Hill) NW3 Hampstead, Swiss Cottage (also covers Belsize Park) NW4 Hendon, Brent Cross NW5 Kentish Town NW6 Kilburn, Queens Park (also covers South & West Hampstead, Brondesbury Park) NW7 Mill Hill NW8 St John's Wood NW9 The Hyde (also covers Kingsbury & Colindale) NW10 Willesden (also covers Harlesden & Kensal Green) NW11 Golders Green (includes western part of Hampstead Garden Suburb)

South East London Removals Company

A England based Removals Firm also operates in South East London Removals Company SE1 covers the Waterloo, Bermondsey, Southwark (South Bank & The Borough) &

north Lambeth area SE2 Abbey Wood (includes Thamesmead South)  SE3 Blackheath, Westcombe Park (also covers Kidbrooke) SE4 Brockley, Crofton Park, Honor Oak Park SE5 Camberwell SE6 Catford, Hither Green (also covers Bellingham) SE7 Charlton SE8 Deptford SE9 Eltham (also covers Mottingham) SE10 Greenwich (Town) SE11 Lambeth, Kennington SE12 Lee, Grove Park SE13 Hither Green, Lewisham (Town) SE14 New Cross, New Cross Gate SE15 Peckham, Nunhead SE16 Rotherhithe, South Bermonsey, Surrey Docks SE17 Walworth, Elephant & Castle SE18 Woolwich (also covers Plumstead) SE19 Crystal Palace, Norwood (central Norwood: Upper Norwood and Norwood New Town) SE20 Anerley (also covers Penge) SE21 Dulwich (includes West Dulwich) SE22 East Dulwich SE23 Forest Hill SE24 Herne Hill SE25 South Norwood SE26 Sydenham

SE27 West Norwood, Tulse Hill SE28 Thamesmead (NB small parts of Thamesmead are in SE2, and in DA18 Dartford which is not in London Postal Districts)

South West London Removals Company

A South West London Removals Company SW1 covers the Westminster, Belgravia, Pimlico, Victoria area SW2 Brixton (central and southern Brixton, includes Streatham Hill) SW3 Chelsea, Brompton SW4 Clapham SW5 Earl's Court SW6 Fulham, Parson's Green SW7 South Kensington SW8 South Lambeth (also covers Vauxhall, Nine Elms) SW9 Stockwell (includes northern Brixton) SW10 World's End, West Brompton (NB Brompton is coverd by SW7, SW3 and SW1) SW11 Battersea, Clapham Junction SW12 Balham SW13 Barnes, Castelnau SW14 Mortlake (also covers East Sheen) SW15 Putney (also covers Roehampton) SW16 Streatham, Norbury SW17 Tooting

SW18 Wandsworth (Town), Earlsfield SW19 Wimbledon (also covers Merton (Town) and Collier's Wood)

SW20 South Wimbledon, West Wimbledon (also covers Raynes Park and Cottenham Park)

West London Removals Company

West London W1 covers the West End, including Mayfair, Soho and south Marylebone W2 covers the Paddington, Bayswater, Hyde Park area W3 Acton W4 Chiswick W5 Ealing W6 Hammersmith W7 Hanwell

W8 Kensington (central Kensington) W9 Warwick Avenue, Maida Hill (also covers Maida Vale) W10 Ladbroke Grove, North Kensington W11 Notting Hill, Holland Park W12 Shepherd's Bush W13 West Ealing

W14 West Kensington


West Central London Removals Company

West Central London WC1 covers the Bloomsbury & Gray's Inn area WC2 covers the Holborn / Strand / Covent Garden area

Removals Kingston upon Thames. Kingston upon Thames Removals. Kingston upon Thames removals companies. Domestic removals services Kingston upon Thames. Personal Effects and Furniture Removals Kingston upon Thames. Office equipment and furniture removals Kingston upon Thames, London.  Free home moving quotes now! We have household and home movers in Kingston upon Thames, London covering removals in these areas:

Kingston upon Thames, Surbiton, New Malden, Chessington, Tolworth, Norbiton and Thames Ditton

Richmond upon Thames Removals. Domestic removals services Richmond upon Thames. Removals Richmond upon Thames. Personal Effects and Furniture Removals Richmond upon Thames.  Office furniture removals Richmond upon Thames. Helping you to move home from Richmond upon Thames, We have household and home movers in Richmond upon Thames. This Richmond upon Thames area removal page covers removals to, or from the following places:

Twickenham, Richmond, London, Teddington, Hampton, Kew, Ham, Barnes, Mortlake, Whitton, Hampton Hill, Bushy Park, Hampton Court, Richmond Park and Broad Lane

Removals Company London

We also take on removals in Beckenham, Bromley, Battersea, Balham, Blackheath, Barnes, Bayswater, Camberwell, Camden, Caterham, Catford, Chelsea, Chislehurst, Chiswick, City of London, Clapham, Croydon, Crystal Palace, Deptford, Dulwich, Docklands, Ealing, Islington, Finchley, Forest Hill, Fulham, Greenwich, Hackney, Ham, Hampton Court, Hammersmith, Hampstead, Herne Hill, Highgate, Holborn, Ilford, Islington, Kensington, Kent, Kew, Kingston, Knightsbridge, Lambeth, Lee, Lewisham, Maida Vale, Mayfair, Mitcham, Morden, New Malden, Notting Hill, Norwood, Nunhead, Orpington, Oval, Paddington, Peckham, Pimlico, Putney, Richmond, Romford, St Johns Wood, Sydenham, Sidcup, Southfields, South Norwood, Southwark, Stamford Hill, Stockwell, Streatham, Sutton, Surrey, Tooting, Tottenham, Twickenham, Victoria, Walthamstow, Walton, Wandsworth, Westminster, West Wickham, Wimbledon, Wood Green and anywhere else within reasonable travelling distance of West Norwood in South London. Consignments of any size from single items to full flat, house and office removals considered.


It’s a highly complex process requiring prudence, planning and patience in abundance, yet very few people give it the attention it requires. Independent lifestyle journalist Ellin Stein breaks open the packing boxes and delves into the back of the wardrobe to bring the definitive guide to moving home.

Given that most of us will do anything rather than give a wardrobe a good clean out-, packing up an entire house or flat can often seem an impossibly daunting task. The trick is breaking it down into a series of small components and proceeding methodically.

Packing – the master plan

In general, removal firms charge by the hour so the more you can pack up yourself, the more you’ll save. On the other hand, the time and care involved in packing granny’s valuable china and glassware yourself may prove to be a false economy.

About a month before your move, start gathering packing materials such as boxes, packing tape, scissors, thick marking pen, and bubble wrap. Supermarkets are one source of free boxes, while storage companies usually sell a selection of different sizes.

Take it room by room and divide everything into Keep, Maybe, and Discard piles. Further subdivide the Discard pile into charity shop and rubbish tip and put into garden waste bags accordingly. The Maybe pile will take the longest, but if worse comes to worst, you can stick your Maybe things into storage and reconsider after you’ve moved in.

Start with personal memorabilia, because while you won’t get absorbed in packing sheets, old love letters or family photos might occupy you for hours. Put important documents, such as passports, insurance contracts, or any papers connected with the move itself into a separate folder and carry rather than pack it.

There should be no more than 25kg in any one box, so keep book boxes small. Plates and flat china should be wrapped individually in newspaper or, better still, in unprinted newspaper paper (called newsprint). Crumpled newspaper can be used for cushioning between layers or to fill in gaps. Always wrap glassware and crystal individually. Mirrors, glass tabletops and paintings should be individually packed in special cartons and can benefit from professional handling, especially if heavy. It’s a good idea to leave antiques, fine art, chandeliers, and pianos to the experts.

Have draperies and curtains cleaned then packed in their wrappings. Foldable clothing can be left in dressers or put in suitcases, while hanging clothes go in special wardrobe cartons. Lamps should be packed after shades, bulbs, and harps have been removed. Audio-visual equipment should ideally be packed in their original boxes after cables have been disconnected. Major appliances require servicing, disconnecting and preparation. Refrigerators, for example, need to be defrosted and emptied before transport.

As you pack each box, give each one a letter or number, briefly describe the contents, and note the room it’s headed for. You might also want to employ coloured stickers to further identify the destination, plus red stickers for boxes that need to be unpacked first or for boxes containing breakables (but be sure to write Fragile on the sides anyway). Finally, pack a suitcase with any personal items you might need for the next couple of days, along with a survival box containing things such as screwdrivers, Stanley knife, light bulbs, loo paper, and address book.

Removal companies

Beginning a month ahead, start getting estimates from removal companies. It will save heartache and confusion if you give them as accurate a picture as you can of how much needs to be moved and if there are any special requirements, such as furniture that needs to go through a window instead of a door. Clarify any possible areas of dispute, such as who is going to dismantle beds or un-plumb the washing machine.

The best source of removal companies is personal recommendation, but you can also use the British Association of Removers at As well as an estimate, be sure to get details of the company’s insurance arrangements. Fridays are the busiest days for moving companies so you may be able to get a better price midweek.

The more organized you are in advance, the happier your movers will be and the faster the move will go. Find out what time the van will arrive and what the estimated completion time is. Ensure that you’ve arranged parking access at both ends and parking permits if needed. Keep a couple of spare unpacked boxes in case you’ve made any boxes too heavy and things need to be shifted. And don’t forget to have a map and/or directions to the new house on hand.

Last minute

One of the most important things you can do before anything goes anywhere is to make an inspection tour of your furniture with your movers, noting any pre-existing dents and scratches. Think of yourself as the car rental firm and the movers as the customers. You might want to take ‘before’ photos of any particularly valuable furniture, just in case.

The last thing you should pack up is the kettle, tea, coffee, biscuits, milk, etc. Your movers will thank you. And the first thing you should unpack is a Yellow Pages for your new residence – you’re bound to need either an emergency plumber, electrician, or at the very least, a takeaway.


We also cover removal in following areas: Abbey Wood, Acton, Anerley, Angel, Balham, Bansted, Barnes, Battersea, Bermondsey, Bethnal Green, Blackheath, Bloomsbury, Bow, Brixton, Brockley, Camberwell, Camden, Canning Town, Catford, Central London, Charlton, Chelsea, Chingford, Chiswick, City of London, Clapham, Clapton, Covent Garden, Cricklewood, Croydon, Deptford, Dulwich, Ealing, Earls Court, East Dulwich, East Finchley, East Ham, Eltham, Finchley, Finsbury Park, Forest Gate, Forest Hill, Fulham, Golders Green, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith, Hampstead, Hanwell, Hendon, Herne Hill, Highbury, Highgate, Holloway, Homerton, Hornsey, Islington, Kensington, Kentish Town, Kilburn, Kingsbury, Lambeth, Lee, Lewisham, Leyton, Leytonstone, Lower Edmonton, Maida Vale, Manor Park, Mill Hill, Mortlake, Muswell Hill, New Cross, New Southgate, North Finchley, North Kensington, Northfields, Norwood, Notting Hill, Paddington, Palmers Green, Peckham, Plaistow, Poplar, Putney, Ravenscourt, Rotherhithe, Shepherds Bush, South Kensington, South Lambeth, South Norwood, South Tottenham, South Woodford, Southgate, St Johns Wood, Stockwell, Stoke Newington, Stratford, Streatham, Sydenham, Thamesmead, Tooting, Tottenham, Upper Edmonton, Upper Holloway, Walthamstow, Walworth, Wandsworth, Wapping, West Brompton, West Ealing, West Kensington, West Norwood, West Wimbledon, Westminster, Whetstone, Willesden, Wimbledon, Winchmore Hill, Wood Green, Woolwich.

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