Moving to London from the U.S.
London is the largest city in the UK and one of the top five in Europe. It's approximately 607 sq miles and encompasses numerous urban areas, suburbs and districts.
So to say one is moving to London can have a lot of variability as to the exact point. Fortunately, through our years of experience helping individuals, families and business move to London, we've built a network of agents that can easily deliver your household goods shipment right to your door regardless of your new residence location.
Household Goods Removals
Using our international removal service to London from one of our U.S. locations(Los Angeles, Houston, Savannah, Miami, New York), you'll have different choices for both export and import of your household goods.
As it is a major international destination, there are multiple ports at which your shipping container could enter the United Kingdom.
The majority of containers in route to London will enter the UK via one of the following ports prior to being delivered to your home:
- London Terminal
Once your goods arrive, there are a few different possibilities that may come about for your belongings.
From one of these ports your household goods shipment will be either transported directly to your home and met by our assigned delivery crew, or will be unloaded into our agents warehouse and then delivered by local delivery van.
The exact service for moving household goods to London from the U.S. will be dependant on whether you need or want local storage.
However, our professional delivery crew will do everything they can to make sure that you have a positive experience with Schumacher Cargo Logistics and that your goods arrive on time.
Believe it or not, the greater London area is actually composed of 33 smaller "cities" or boroughs as they are properly referred to. Each borough can be considered it's own entity as each one has it's own council which decides policy on most local services.
As the list is too long to include, we've included the ones that are most central to the city
- Kensington and Chelsea
- Hammersmith and Fulham
After moving to London, you'll find out that the public metro system is almost always referred to as the "Tube" rather than "the metro" or "the underground."
This is the city's most extensive network and it's composed of 12 lines which can get you to almost every part of the city. The network is huge and may get confusing, so we recommend that you carry a map and don't be afraid to ask the metro employees.
Other forms of public transportation include the public taxis, busses (yes the double decker red ones are a real thing), tram and ferries to use for river transportation.
For all other needs regards your move to London, contact Schumacher Cargo today to get a free quote and you'll receive a great rate for shipping your household goods!
For further information on moving to the United Kingdom, call and discuss your move with one of our Moving Specialists at: 800 599-0190 // 562 408-6677
Written by Martyn Cohen