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In the extensive Tips and Advice section of Official Removals’ website readers can find a large number of well written, easy to understand articles and guides on a wide range of general and specific issues concerning home, office and establishment relocation. We provide professional advice covering all aspects of property removal so that people can better understand the process as a whole, and the various stages it includes. From packing and wrapping of items and appliances to safe relocation of music instruments, artwork and antiques – we aim to provide adequate advice on everything to do with moving places. Our professional advice page also features content on many suburbs and boroughs of the capital so moving to a new place is not as unnerving. We research which areas are on the up and which on the down, where’s hip and where not, and where the best places to relocate your household or business are. The articles seen on our advice page are thoroughly researched and effectively summarised for an easy read, by dedicated contributors who put in the effort on a regular basis to provide you with new and interesting material. The tips and advice section is well structured and easy to navigate.

The Borough of Camden lies in the northwestern parts of London. It is classified as an inner-area and is one of the smallest boroughs in the English capital as it spreads over 8.4 square miles. Camden has an estimate population of 235.000 people and a density rate of 28.000 residents per square mile. The borough is home to a number of world famous neighbourhoods, monuments, places of interest and open spaces.


With a wide selection of good schools, lower than the average crime rate and many beautiful houses, the London Borough of Enfield can easily charm anyone. It is set in the northern part of the English capital and it is about 12 miles from the centre of the city. According to the latest census, Enfield is inhabited by more than 324,500 people. That means it is one of the most populated London boroughs today.


Richmond is often considered to be one of the best boroughs of London to live or do business in. What could be the reason for that? The answer, of course, is pretty simple – it is the districts that Richmond upon Thames consists of that make it the great place we know and love today.

Eel Pie Island

Eel Pie Island is probably the place with the weirdest name in the whole borough. It is actually an island in the River Thames in the Tideway. No cars or other vehicles can actually reach Eel Pie Island. You can get there either on foot or by boat. This means that the island is one of the few locations in London that are actually spared from the fumes of tens of thousands of cars going through it every day. The island is home to the oldest rowing club on the Thames, namely the Twickenham Rowing Club. Today the area is home to some 120 people who live in 50 houses or so.


The Borough of Southwark is situated in south London, and it was formed in 1965. The area is the home to many famous landmarks, including famous bridges, museums, and other important and fascinating buildings. Some of the attractions include Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, The Shard, London’s famous Borough market, and many restaurants and pubs. All these sites attract tourists from all over the world. It has population of 308 thousand. Many bridges connect the borough to the City of London, including London Bridge, Southwark Bridge, Millennium Bridge, Blackfriars Bridge and the Tower Bridge.


Havering is one of the largest boroughs in the British capital. It lies in the easternmost parts of London and is known for its suburban character and large protected open spaces. The Borough of Havering spreads over 43.35 square miles and has an estimate population of 250.000 people.

Gidea Park is an affluent and residential district which lies in the northern parts of the borough. Charing Cross, London’s main intersection is situated at about 15 miles from the area. Raphael Park is certainly the district’s most prominent landmark. It is a public green area which is named after British politician Sir Herbert Raphael who donated the lands to the Romford Urban District during the early years of the 20th century. Gidea Park, RM2, is served by its own railway station which dates back to 1910 and sits on the Shenfield Metro Line from the Crossrail network. It is used by almost three million people yearly.


The Borough of Hounslow lies in the western parts of London. It was created on April, 1st 1965 and is currently one of the most densely populated area of the city, 12.000 people per square mile. The borough has a population of over 260.000 people and covers an area of 21.61 square miles.


Office removals are much more complex and demanding than residential moves. This is why we decided to turn your attention towards seven moving mistakes which you should avoid making during your relocation.

Not planning ahead

Planning is the key for going through an easy, smooth and stress-free relocation. So, don’t make the common misstate of not organising your move. This way you will know in advance when and what must be done and more importantly you will be able to accordingly designate a removal budget which won’t drain your company earnings.


Thanks to the place in history that we are currently occupying, more and more people can afford to set up their small businesses at home. If you are wondering if you should make the transition, here are some perks of having a home office that might weight the scales and help you make the decision easier.