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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.

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.


Lewisham is a borough that lies in the southern parts of London. It spans over 35.15 square kilometres and according to the last census has an estimate population of 300.000 people, which makes it one of the most populous areas in the English capital. The borough is home to a number of well-known edifices, parklands, entertainment venues, schools and neighbourhoods. In fact, it is the location of some of the most fascinating districts in London.


Sutton is one of London’s southernmost boroughs. It is almost 44 square kilometres big and has a population of approximately 200.000 people, which makes it the 87th most populous district in England. The borough is well known throughout the capital, as it is the location of numerous prominent places of interest and some of the city’s most desirable residential and commercial areas.


Relocating domestically is hard and stressful enough, so you can only imagine how much more challenging moving abroad can be. This is why we have decided to turn your attention towards seven things that you must know before you decide to pack your belongings and relocate to a foreign country.


The English capital is one of the most important cities in Europe and the world as numerous British and international corporations have based their headquarters in London. This has led to the construction of some of the tallest skyscrapers in Britain but not all of them are equally famous. Today we will turn your attention towards several not so popular soaring edifices in London.