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Best Places to Live in London For Your Family and Career


If you are looking to move to London or are already living there, but want to change neighbourhoods, you’ve come to the right place. London has many faces and it provides a lot of different opportunities, depending on your individual needs. Are you a young artist looking for a livelier and more inspiring environment? Or…

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Everything You Need to Know About Council Taxes When Moving House in the UK


Council tax is mandatory for the majority of the population living in the UK. There are exceptions when certain individuals are not obliged to pay but usually, this is only temporary. Very few are free from council tax obligation for life. Not paying your council tax leads to serious consequences which most certainly you would…

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How Long Does It Take to Move House? Calculate the Average Time to Move House

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Most of the customers who contact us want to get an instant answer to the question – “how long does it take to move house”. Unfortunately, we are unable to instantly provide them with an estimated duration of the house move service without obtaining all the necessary information first. There are many factors that influence…

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Storage Costs – Average Price on Storage, Removals & Storage and Self-Storage Services for 2019

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Furniture Storage Costs Furniture storage cost is influenced by many factors. Some of them are major and impact the price significantly. Others are minor and may apply changes in the price rate but will not increase or decrease the costs a lot.

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How Much Does it Cost to Move House? – Average Removal Costs in the UK in 2019

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Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals There is no way to calculate the exact costs of moving house for plenty of reasons. Moving home is a complex process that involves a wide range of things to spend money on. Your overall moving expenses certainly increase with the scale of the move. The…

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All About Packing Dishes and Glasses for Moving in One Guide

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Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals Packing dishes and glasses before moving house is half of the packing process and many people prefer to do it themselves. If you do it properly, you will not worry about broken expensive plates and glasses during loading or transportation. In this thorough guide, we explain…

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Moving to Germany From the UK – Top Relocation Tips & Advice

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Moving to Germany changes a person’s life. No matter if one leaves the UK to visit Germany as a tourist or relocates their entire home there. In both cases, this is the start of a new life and it is certainly a journey of a lifetime. At Fantastic Removals, we help UK citizens to move…

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Storage Facilities in London Near You – A Guide by Fantastic Removals

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Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals Fantastic Removals is a moving company, operating in London, popular with its variety of removals services. We have now expanded our portfolio of removals and storage services. They are available to anyone in London, without exceptions. Before calling us, make sure you read the rest of…

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Moving Checklist for UK

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There are a lot of details and obligations with moving, especially if you are living in London, and it’s easy to miss something in all the hassle. That’s why the Fantastic Removals team made a complete moving checklist for the UK.

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Keep Your Belongings Safe and Secure with Fantastic Storage Service

Keep Your Belongings Safe

Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals Here is one common problem for middle-class households – there is too many stuff you don’t know where to put or what to do with. Maybe your property is not big enough, or maybe you have no idea why you liked it in the first place…

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[Infographic] 12 Moving Hacks for Your Home Office

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Different parts of your home require different techniques and methods to make your move as efficient as possible. A home office poses many obstacles when packing up your home. Keep your move organized and your sanity intact with this rundown of the best home office moving hacks and tips.

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How to Find the Best Neighbourhood in London

how to find the best neighbourhood in london

Are you looking for the best neighbourhood to live in London? This post will give you a good knowledge how to find the most suitable area to live in the England’s capital city. All you have to do is to look at these three important points…

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Area Guide for Living in Liverpool

area guide for living in liverpool

Liverpool is one of the most vibrant cities in the UK. With a population of over 460 000, it is still growing, accepting more people relocating there from Britain, Europe and all over the world.

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How to Move House with a Pet Rabbit

how to move house with a pet rabbit

Rabbits are one of nature’s cutest bundles of fluffy joy, watching them frolic and twitch their little noses can bring a smile to the faces of even the grumpiest of us. Their overwhelming cuteness, fluffiness, and inquisitive nature have captured the hearts of many, this coupled with the fact that they are trainable make them…

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Area Guide for Living in Manchester

area guide for living in manchester

With a population of about 460,000, Manchester is the second largest city in the UK and an especially interesting place for culture and adventure seekers. Here, the Fantastic Removals’ Manchester team is going to showcase the most emblematic places and venues to visit in this area guide for living in Manchester.

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7 Things Professional Movers Will Not Move

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Moving to a new place is a hassle, one of the reasons being that you always find things you forgot about in the closet. So, you then spend at least a day on garbage disposal, doing donations, or hosting a garage sale.

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How to Label Moving Boxes like a Pro

We all know that moving houses can be rather stressful. And this is tenfold more valid if you are moving for the first time. The scale of organisation, as well as the psychological adjustment and emotional strain involved in the process, are the main culprits behind the tremendous pressure we can experience during this transitional…

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How to Move to a Ski Town

As the end of summer slowly approaches, people everywhere are preparing their skis, snowboards, and cold weather clothing in preparation for some winter fun.

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[Quiz] Which London Borough is Right for You?

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Moving to London is a huge step. But, just making the decision is not the end of it – take the quiz to find your new neighbourhood!

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[Download] Office Relocation Checklist Template

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Need to relocate your business? This change should be planned very well and make sure to inform your employees, in advance. Now, you can DOWNLOAD an office relocation business checklist template, that will be handy during this moving process.

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Fantastic Removals Talk About Moving Tips at Foray Motor Group

Fantastic Removals was recently featured in Foray Motor Group with an expert opinion on how to prep a van for a move. Check the tips here.

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6 Hot Property Hacks for House Hunters


It’s warmer outside and the long-postponed moving can start. Have you done your homework? Our friends at COBeAlarmed are here with fresh tips and tricks about moving in summer.

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How to Move to a Beach Town

how to move to a beach town

Choosing where to make your new home can be a tough decision. The idea of living in a beach town might seem great at first, but there are things to consider. Here is your beach town area guide.

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How to Move Out from a Big City to a Small Town

how to move from a big city to a small town

Moving out from a busy and crowder town into a calm and quiet one can be very challenging. Many people usually prefer the reverse migration, however the numbers of people moving from the big town into a smaller one is increasing. If you are one of them, this post will prove to be very helpful for you.

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Fantastic Removals Talk About Top Moving Tips at Handywork Solutions

Image license:CC BY-SA 4.0 / Image Owner: Fantastic Removals There is a lot to think about when planning a house move and, despite near-perfect planning, it is inevitable that something will get forgotten.

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How to Move House in the Rain

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Feeling grumpy you have to move and its raining outside? The unpredictability of English weather dictates our careful preparation during the pre-move phase – so here’s what we can advise you on how to move house during rain.

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How to Deal with Stress from Moving to Another Country

moving to london

Moving to another country causes a lot of stress. It affects negatively your health, personal life and professional career. At Fantastic Removals, we decided to write a detailed guide that will help you deal with the stress and quickly return to the standard pace of life you had before, even though you’ve just moved to another country.

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How to Make Your Office More Efficient

how to make your office more efficient

In a modern world era the office has become the focal point of many businesses. Working in an office takes a large part of people’s lives, so it’s better to know how to keep your staff efficient. With the right steps you can boost employees’ productivity and raise the quality of their lives.

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13 Most Challenging Domestic Items for Moving

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The Fantastic Removals team listed the most challenging domestic items for moving, based on personal experience. See how you can make your move easier when in posession of one or more of these items, with the most helpful house moving tips.

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How to Move a Wine Collection

how to move a wine collection

Are you a proud owner of a delicate wine collection and just about to move house? You don’t have to be fretting over breaking everything apart – check our fantastic guide on moving a wine collection.

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The Beginner’s Guide to a Temporary Vacancy

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There are many reasons why people move into a temporary housing. Some of them have to work from another destination, or they have to continue their education at college. Refer to Fantastic Removals’ temporary vacancy guide for beginners in order to find out how to prepare yourself for a short-term accommodation.

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What Other Services Would Assist Your Office Move

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Inefficiencies at the office can frustrate you to the point of no return – office relocation! But there are certain small details and tasks that might require a bit help. This is why here you can find some additional services that can help you ease the whole office move process.

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How to Move Your Pet to Australia

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“Moving your dog or cat to Australia could be a challenging activity and you will need to invest quite a bit of time and expect to pay thousands, because of the strict laws regarding pet transportation into the country. This step-by-step guide will help you navigate through the long and complicated process of fulfilling all the necessary requirements of bring your pet with you.”

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38 Packing Hacks for a Stress Free Moving

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We all tried packing very neatly and organized, but let’s face it- this is a hard job! Not impossible, of course! We suggest 38 packing hacks that will help you not to lose and easily find your jewellery, clothes and essentials after the moving!

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Man and Van Service or Full Removals Service? What Are the Differences Between Them

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Did you know that you can find a simple solution to your dilemma about the difference between a man with a van and a Full removal service? With the help of our short list of only six simple questions you will be able to decide what kind of professional removals services you need and how we can assist you no matter what your choice is.

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13 Tips How to Inform Your Employees About Office Move

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When the time for an office relocation comes, creating a good communication with your employees is essential in order to ease the whole moving out process. Keep them informed and be supportive along the way. Find out more valuable tips on how to create a nice office relocation strategy involving your employees as well.

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[Quiz] Are You Ready to Move In Together?

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Are you wondering whether you and your half are ready to take the next step and move in together? Take our quiz and find out!

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[Quiz] Are You a Packing Genius?

Ready to take on the challenge of moving house? Take part in our quiz and find out for yourself.

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What to Do When Moving House Over Christmas

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Prepare yourself, because moving house over Christmas holidays can be a bit of a struggle. But, no worries, The Fantastic Removals team is here with some simple steps to follow.

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31+ Extremely Helpful House Hunting Tips for First Time Buyers

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Moving house often comes with buying a brand new property. And, that can be a reason for a whole array of complications. Here is an extended guide for the new house owners – the most relevant house hunting and moving house tips, all in one.

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How to Pack Fragile Items for Moving

how to pack fragile items for moving

“Has the time come to strategically plan every small detail of your moving to a new home? Just think about of all the stress you’ll expirience while packing and organising all these fragile items and thinking if they will survive the move. Don’t worry about it, here in Fantastic Removals we are offering the best helping tips and you can easily rely on our professional packers.”

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Top 10 Things to Know While Renting

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Renting is tough. Between rental payments that can take up to 70% of your monthly income, dealing with repair problems that can leave you without hot water and heating for weeks, and facing eviction that can leave you and your family homeless, renting is no easy game.

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How to Lift Heavy Objects by Yourself

how to lift heavy objects by yourself

Don’t put your health in danger by lifting all these heavy objects from the old to the new house. Heavy lifting isn’t a game and it’s not harmless because you can sustain some dangerous and unwanted injuries. We from Fantastic Removals would like to give you some really easy and helpful advicе how to lift the heavy stuff when moving houses.

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How to Move House Plants

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Moving plants around the house is not that easy a task, let alone having to move them to a completely different habitat. Here are the top things to consider when moving such fragile items as house plants.

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[Infographic] The Hassles of Changing Homes

Moving to a new home doesn’t need to be stressful and if you prepare and plan ahead you should be able to make the transition rather easier and less problematic. With this infographic we’re offering you some great insights into the process of changing homes.

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How to Move to Another Planet

how to move to another planet

“With the continuous technological advancement the human race is as close as ever to discovering another planet with climate and habitable conditions like these on Earth. Knowing that our planet has an expiration date, it would be a fantastic idea to think about our options of moving to another planet to live on.”

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Moving House With a Toddler

Toddlers can adapt easily to changes. Anyway, if you are moving away with them, you should take into consideration some things that can prepare them to the new house.

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5 Real Things to Know about London before You Move

Did you know that London’s population is bigger than the population of 201 other countries? Learn more things you need to know before moving to this cosmopolitic city. Our post gives answers to questions like: how to find accommodation in London or where you can buy a bike from. A must-read for anyone who plans coming to the biggest UK city.

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed by (fake) Movers

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Whether you feel scared or not of a moving scam, it is a real thing that can happen to you. Protect yourself and your belongings by knowing how it works, and what are the sings of a scam. We have listed the major sings to look for.

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[Download] House Moving Checklist Template

house moving checklist

When the time comes for a house move many people struggle because of the lack of proper planning. With the right moving tips and following our guide you can decide if you need to book a moving company or you should rely on your friends and relatives. For your convenience we’ve put together a downloadable house moving checklist and with it’s help you will know how to clean, organize and pack all of your stuff in no time at all.

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How to Move a Piano And Why You Shouldn’t Do it Yourself

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Pianos are fantastic instruments to listen to but not to move on your own. When moving a house, you would want your piano to move with you. However, it is not that easy. This guide will explain you everything about moving a piano.

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How to Unpack After Moving House

how to unpack after moving house

Unpacking after moving could be a painful experience but it doesn’t have to be one. Armed with a good plan and following some simple steps you’ll know how to arrange cupboards, closets and cabinets right after the furniture delivery is finished. With some helpful moving house unpacking tips your new home will be clean and tidy in no time without any effort.

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How to Declutter Before Moving House

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A new house move presents you with the perfect opportunity to declutter your home and your life. Having less belongings will make your move easier, have less things to worry about and clean. Here are all the steps to a complete decluttering of your home.

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How to Move House During Pregnancy

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Let’s keep the stress away! Pregnancy and moving house is not a suitable combination… Don’t worry, we are here to help you handle the situation. Take our tips and hacks and go through it with a smile!

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How to Move Out of Parents House

how to move out of parents house

Finally! I am moving out from my parents house! This sounds amazing, but leads to responsibilities…yes, we know. There are plenty of things to keep in mind before you take this BIG step in your life! Welcome to the adulthood!

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How to Move House During Winter

how to move house during winter

The winter season comes with some unexpected advantages and one of them is moving house. A checklist with only six questions will get you well prepared to turn the challenging job of moving into a pleasant experience. And most of all, it might save you some money along the way with our house moving services.

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How to Pack Books When on a Travel For Shipping and For a Storage

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“For booklovers it is essential that their most precious belongings don’t get damaged during the process of moving houses. Here is a helpful guide explaining the most practical and efficient way of packing and arranging your books in boxes in preparation for your moving day.”

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7 Helpful iPhone Apps for Moving House

Here is a list with the seven best iPhone apps you will need for the time when you decide to move your home. Save all the hassle and download these helpers when you decide to browse houses for sale, need a convenient moving check list, help in organising boxes or our Fantastic Services’ help.

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How to Move House Without Stress

how to move house without stress

Why is moving home so stressful and what can we do about it?

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Why Do People Move House

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Moving house is a stressful and costly process. You literally turn everything upside down and it takes up months of your life. However, moving out from your home can also be an exciting and adventures endeavour. But why…, why do people decide to move house, how do they know when the right time to move is, what are the reasons?

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How to Move House with Cats

how to move house with cats

Cats don’t like change and everybody knows it. Once they get used to an enclosed space like your home, tearing them away from it is equivallent to an apocalyse to the poor furry creatures. But, moving house doesn’t only have its bad sides. We know cats love cardboard boxes. Read on to find out how to use this to your advantage in the Fantastic Removals team house moving tips for moving with cats.

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How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

ho to get your security deposit back

Moving out of a rented property brings at least a few days of headaches. It’s not a secret the rents in UK are high, London taking the cake, and the deposit money can be what puts a roof over your head for a month. Here is how you can guarantee your deposit money back at the end of your tenancy.

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10 Packing Tips You Must Know When Moving House

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Packing is the most essential part of moving house. Here is a list of the most important packing tips for any kind of move, be it big or small, long or short distance.

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[Infographic] Where to Get Free Boxes for Moving

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Getting some free moving boxes before the move helps you save a lot from your moving budget. That’s why, this is something a lot of people, who plan to move, look forward to. Learn where and how you can find some free boxes by reading our blog post on the topic. It’s easier to find some free moving boxes than you actually thought!

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[Download] Change of Address Checklist for UK – Who to Notify When Moving House

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Changing your address in UK is a tedious task which needs to be done properly. If you are not careful when doing it, you can easily miss a mail, and this is not the worst that may happen. Check our Change of Adress Checlist in UK for more information on everythomg you have to do before and after altering your UK address.

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Area Guide for Living in Streatham

With our detailed guide about Streatham area you will get to know the district and find out all you need about it. In our Fantastic Removals Blog you’ll get the info about the places you can have a good meal at, which schools to choose for your kids and where to spend some of your leisure time in the beautiful Streatham area.

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What to Do With Used Cardboard Boxes? Throw Away, Recycle or Give Them Away

What to do with the cardboard boxes after you have moved houses? As soon as you feel the sweet relief of the job being done, you see the pile of empty moving boxes. We have collected a list of ideas and hacks about what to do with your post-move box load.

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Did You Know About London’s Council Tenants Programs?

Relocation to London has become much easier with the London’s Council Tenants Programs. If you are about to move house we have a short guide to assist you with our Fantastic Removal Services in partnership with the three council relocation schemes.

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Fantastic Removals Gets A Brand New Luton Van

Our brand new Luton van is here! The new vehicle gives us a huge advantage among our competitors, we are now faster, more efficient and we can load more items than ever before in just one course. Check the dimensions of our new van and how to book a moving service with a team that will arrive with the new Luton van.

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GoFantastic App: Services at Your Fingertips

Finally, there is an easier way to book the service that you need. Our Fantastic App is here to put an end to hours of website browsing. You can book over 20 home serivces in a few seconds!

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How to Move House with Children

how to move house with children

Do not underestimate your kids, while moving out, because this step may be very tough. Kids under five years and teenage children will react differently to the change, so take a look at some great tips how to cope with the situation.

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Guide for Moving to London from US

Moving to the UK from different parts of the world has different rules and regulations. In this article, the Fantastic Removals team explain the essentials about moving to Great Britain from the USA. Read on for the most important area guide for the biggest island in Europe.

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Area Guide to Living in Clapham

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If you are about to start living in Clapham you will find our area guide very useful. Here you will learn what things you can do in Clapham, what you can do in your free time, what venues to take and what transportation and education institutions the area can provide for you.

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How to Compare Moving Companies

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Comparing moving quotes gives a strong advantage to those who spend time to analyse prices and benefits offered by various moving companies. Learn what needs to be compared and how to do it before moving out. Benefit from better price, service, movers and more.

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[Infographic] Why Cheaper Isn’t Always Better When Moving House

Moving on the cheap is something people look for but very often this turns out to be more of a negative thing to do. Check what Fantastic Removals offers you at the cost of a slightly higher price. Learn why moving cheaper is not the smartest thing a person should look for.

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Happy Birthday, Fantastic Removals Team!

Our Fantastic Removals Teams is celebrating its 3rd Birthday! We owe you a big thank you, because we would not have done it without you.

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How to Move House with a Dog in the UK

how to move house with dogs

Dogs need preparation before moving to the new house- food, toys, doggy pillows and blankets, collar and leash, grooming supplies, new dog-friendly locations etc. Do your moving house with dogs checklist and don’t forget to keep them comfortable.

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Infographic: 5 Must-Know Facts About London

“London here we come! Your dream of moving to London has finally come true! Here in Fantastic Removals we would like to welcome you into the City and
give you some practical information and tips for coping with the busy and dynamic life in the megapolis. “

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TownFish Goes Undercover to Test Our Fantastic Removals

Here in Fantastic Removals we are thrilled beyond words that our services were reviewed by the lovely people from Townfish! We would also like to hear from you – our fantastic customers, about your experience with us and to make sure that everyone is happy and satisfied! Share, comment, review our services!

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Donate to Red Cross Charity Shops When Moving Out

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When moving out you realise that some of your items are no longer needed. Why don’t you reduce the number of your belongings and donate them to Red Cross charity shops in London. The Red Cross organization will be thrilled to have your household and furniture donations and, if arrangements are made in advance, many will even pick up items up at your home.

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Area Guide to Living in Brixton

Considering moving to old London town brings a lot of questions and here we share with you five reasons to choose living in Brixton. You can enjoy your life in this district if you follow our guide about safety, leisure, education and transportation in Brixton.

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