Living in Basingstoke

Basingstoke Removals | Moving to Basingstoke

Living in Basingstoke

What’s it Like Living in Basingstoke?

It’s just an hour from London by train and surrounded by some of the prettiest villages in Hampshire. No wonder Basingstoke is on the radar of Londoners wanting to escape the city! It’s also earned itself the nickname ‘Boringstoke’ over the years. So, is it? We asked 4 of our movers who’re still living there what it’s like living in Basingstoke.

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Places Near Winchester

Winchester Removals | Moving to Winchester

Places Near Winchester

4 Places Near Winchester for Movers to Consider

Winchester is a beautiful city, and great for commuters, which means that properties can be eye-wateringly expensive. The good news is that Hampshire is full of great places to live, with lower property prices, and within easy driving distance of Winchester. So, you can get more for your money, and still enjoy the many benefits of living in the south-west.

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Best Places to Live Around Southampton

Southampton Removals | Southampton Removal Company

Best Places to Live Around Southampton

What are the Best Places to Live around Southampton?

We’re often asked at Schepens what are the best places to live around Southampton if you’ve got a young family. Lots of our movers love the city vibe but would prefer to live a few miles out of the hustle and bustle. In this blog we take a look at the four places within a few miles of Southampton that are particularly recommended for families with children.

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Removals in Portsmouth

Moving to Portsmouth from London | Relocating to Portsmouth

Removals in Portsmouth

Schepens Removals in Portsmouth

Portsmouth is known as ‘Pompey’ to its residents, who speak proudly of their city, its naval history and its contemporary attractions. It’s no longer the busy port it once was, although there are plenty of reminders in its historic docks, but it’s transformed itself into a 21st century location that’s a great place to live, as well as being a popular spot for visitors all year round.

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Removal Company for Wiltshire

Wiltshire Removals | Moving to Wiltshire

Removal Company for Wiltshire

Schepens is a Local Removal Company for Wiltshire

Driving through the early morning mists of an autumnal Wiltshire, it’s easy to imagine that nothing much has changed here for hundreds of years. And yet, it’s also home to busy market towns that blend ancient and modern, the city of Salisbury with its stunning cathedral, and a cluster of beautiful villages. It’s not as quick a commute to London as its neighbouring county, Hampshire, but it’s an excellent option if you’re working in Bristol, or Bath.

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Life in Bournemouth

Bournemouth Removals | Thinking of Moving to Bournemouth?

Life in Bournemouth

What is Life in Bournemouth Like?

Every year, thousands of holiday makers descend on the south coast, and Bournemouth with it’s golden beaches, is one of the prime locations. Beyond the holiday season, though, Bournemouth has managed to pull of the difficult task of also being considered a great place to live. Situated on what has become known as ‘the coast with the most’ Bournemouth is attracting lots of attention from London movers looking to relocate.

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Moving to Basingstoke

Removals to Basingstoke | House Removals Basingstoke

Moving to Basingstoke

Thinking About Moving to Basingstoke?

Each year, the Halifax Quality of Life survey ranks local authorities across Scotland, England and Wales. The aim is to find the best places for house buyers to consider when looking for their new home. There are 26 factors that are used in order to rank the different locations, including: easy access to green spaces, safety and property affordability. This year, Basingstoke was ranked in the top 50 for the first time!

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Hampshire Cities and Towns

Hampshire Removals | Southampton Removals

Hampshire Cities and Towns

Best Hampshire Cities and Towns

Hampshire could be described – and I’m sure it often is – as an embarrassment of riches. It’s made up of 3 cities – Winchester, Southampton, Portsmouth – a number of towns, a scattering of villages, and an island. Each of Hampshire’s main locations has its unique delights, and all are within striking distance of stunning landscapes, ancient woodlands, and beautiful beaches.

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Removals Devizes

Wiltshire Removals | Salisbury Removals

Removals Devizes

Schepens Provides Removals to Devizes, Wiltshire

Looking for a hidden gem in Wiltshire? The market town of Devizes has been a rising star for a while now, and it may just have hit its moment. The London Economic named it ‘the best country location in the UK’ this year, beating Poole to the top spot. It’s commended for the glorious surrounding countryside, the richness of the independent retail culture and its proximity to Bath and Salisbury.

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Best Towns in Dorset

Bournemouth Removals | Moving to Christchurch

Best Towns in Dorset

Movers Say These Are The Best Towns in Dorset

Lots of people are discovering Dorset for the first time, thanks to the current trend for taking staycations in the UK. As a result there’s lots more interest in properties across the county as families consider a move out of the city. And who can blame them? Dorset has beautiful beaches, Jurassic cliffs, and glorious countryside.

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