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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.

For many years the London Borough of Hackney was viewed as an unattractive place which had high crime levels and many deprived areas. These days, however, the borough has changed for the better. For that, we can partly blame the 2012 London Olympics. Hackney was among the boroughs that hosted this huge sports event and, as a result, it benefited greatly from the massive gentrification that took place in London in preparation for the Summer Olympics.


If you are eager to start your own company, this is perfect. The future belongs to the innovators and entrepreneurs who dare to venture into the unknown and defy the conventions of the nine to five job scheme. But there are things that you need to be prepared for when you are planning on opening your own company.


Office removals are often quite troublesome – even more so than domestic ones. Naturally, it is always better to have your workplace relocated by professionals, or at least have a reliable moving company to help you with the most taunting tasks. If we are talking about small offices – or even a home office, you might be tempted to tackle the project on your own.


When it comes to finances, or starting a business on the territory of London today, people immediately think about The City, or at least the recently developed “second financial heart” of the capital – the district of Canary Wharf. Even though there is some merit to opening a company’s office as close to the centre of the city as possible, there are many factors to consider.


You finally took the decision to quit your job and start your own business. You have the ideal, you also have the budget to commence your new professional project, and the only thing that is left is to find an area that will provide you good prospect for a successful business venture. Here are four London areas that you should consider at all cost.


The Borough of Hillingdon covers the westernmost parts of London and is one of the largest areas in the British capital. It spans over 115.70 square kilometres and according to the last census has a population of over 300.000 people, which makes it the 37th most populous district in England. Hillingdon is home to an abundance of internationally known landmarks, entertainment venues, parks, educational facilities and neighbourhoods.


Relocations can be expensive, especially if you are moving during the summer on a weekend. However, this does not mean in any way that people on a tight budget cannot benefit from reliable and licensed man and van services. The only thing that they have to do is to trim some of their removal costs in order to employ professional movers.


It is no enough that a house removal is generally considered to be among the most problematic experiences that modern day people go through, but it often happens so that when you throw your family into the equation, things become even more complicated. Moving homes with kids is not something to be taken lightly. So, there are things you need to have in mind.


The Borough of Wandsworth lies in the southern parts of London. The area is comprised of numerous neighbourhood, of which some are more popular than others are.

The district of Tooting lies in the southernmost parts of the borough and according to the last census has a population of about 16.000 people. It is the location of Totterdown Fields, which was the first London County Council cottage estate. Constructed from 1901 to 1911 and comprising of 1.244 individual houses, Totterdown Fields has been a conservation area since the late 1970s. The district is also home to Tooting Commons, one of London’s most famous parklands. Throughout the years, numerous notable people have lived in the neighbourhood.