Furniture Removals to Berlin | European Removals | House Removals to Germany from the UK
Berlin is an exciting city of more than 3.7 million people. It is known for its interesting history, high standard of living, and excellent art scene. The cafes and restaurants are also exceptional in Berlin, which help to make it an attractive destination for migrants from the UK.
If you have decided to move to Berlin this year, you have made a great decision — you will love it! However, if you are finding the logistics involved with planning an international removal difficult, consider using a professional European removals company like Schepens. We specialise in furniture removals to Berlin and have helped hundreds of clients move to this vibrant city!
When you use Schepens, you will be assigned a dedicated move coordinator at the start of the removals process. They are experienced European furniture movers who understand the logistics involved when moving to Berlin. They will help you understand the removals process, explaining the removals schedule and answering any questions that you may have. They will also provide useful tips on life in Berlin and even help you complete your customs paperwork! They make removals to Germany a piece of cake!
This article will explain why so many people are moving to Berlin before sharing some reasons why Schepens is the ultimate choice for furniture removals to Berlin!
Why Move to Berlin from The UK?
There are many reasons why Berlin is one of the most popular destinations for UK expats. They include:
Berlin is a prosperous city with a robust economy
The economy of Berlin is one of the strongest in Germany. The city is home to some major companies and the employment rate is growing quickly. Some of the companies that have set up headquarters in Berlin include Siemens, Charité and Vivantes, Bayer Health Care, and BMW motorcycles. It is the perfect place to start a career or forge a new business venture — especially because of the city’s incredible support for startups.
It is an affordable place to live
Unlike many other European capitals, the cost of living is actually quite affordable in Berlin. Rents are cheap and consumer items are affordable.
The nightlife is fantastic
If you enjoy going out to restaurants, bars, and clubs, you will absolutely love Berlin. The city is packed with nightlife hotspots including Cookies, Bar 25, Club Der Visionaire, Berghain and Watergate.
The history of Berlin is fascinating
Founded in the 13th-Century, Berlin has a rich history and is packed will famous historical sites. The city has amazing museums which chronicle its interesting history and you will spend hours enjoying the architecture as you explore the city.
It is the perfect location for exploring the rest of Europe
Berlin’s location makes it the perfect starting point for exploring he rest of Europe. You will be able to make day trips into France, Sweden, Belgium and many other countries. You will get to enjoy the best that Europe has to offer!
The schools in Berlin are fantastic!
Germany has a long-standing academic tradition and has been home to many famous intellectuals. That tradition continues today, with well funded schools and a high standard of learning.
Children attending school in Berlin can start pre-school as young as two years of age. Compulsory schooling starts at six, when students attend Grundschule (primary school). They will spend the next four years at Grundschule, then choose from four educational streams:
This stream focusses on practical and vocational skills. It finishes at grade 10 and is perfect for children interested in obtaining a trade.
This is the stream for children interested in attending university. It finishes at grade 12.
Realschule provides a good all round education for students — not focussing on a specific trade or preparing students for university.
This stream is a blend of the other three streams.
Some of the best schools in Berlin include:
- John F. Kennedy School, Berlin
- Berlin British School
- Nelson Mandela School, Berlin
- Berlin Cosmopolitan School
- Berlin Metropolitan School
- Französisches Gymnasium Berlin
Useful resources for moving to Berlin
Here are some resource to help you plan your move to Berlin.
- Living in Germany — advice from the UK government
- Visa information for people moving to Germany from the UK
- Travel advice for people moving to Germany from the UK government
- Just Landed guide to living in Germany
“I just wanted to say ‘thank you’ for what you and your team(s) did with regard to our move! No-one could have done a better job I’m sure and I would heartily recommend you to all.”
Why use Schepens for removals to Germany from UK?
Schepens is the leading furniture removal company servicing Berlin. We are a family owned company that has been performing Germany removals for decades! The main reasons to choose Schepens for furniture removals to Berlin include:
Schepens are the most affordable European furniture movers
We are a very large furniture removal company with depots across Europe. The large size of our operation allows us to maintain efficiencies that other European removals companies can only dream of! We also negotiate great deals with our suppliers and pass those savings onto our clients.
We are a family-owned company that cares about our customers
Schepens is a 4th-generation, family-owned company that was established over 100 years ago. We are proud of our company and committed to providing clients with outstanding customer service! Each client is treated like a member of our family — with incredible respect and care.
100% free removal quotes to Berlin
Schepens provides all prospective clients with 100% free removal quotes to Berlin. Each quote is highly detailed and clearly outlines the services provided, the delivery window, the total cost, the cargo insurance plan, and the pickup date. Unlike some other European furniture movers, the price listed on our quotes is final — there are no hidden extras or nasty surprises.
Our team regularly performs removals to Germany
We help hundreds of clients move to Germany each year. This allows us to provide clients with many scheduling options. Whenever you are ready, we can find a time slot for your removal. Our busy schedule also means we can offer clients part load removals, where you share the expense of a cargo container or removals vehicle with other clients.
Schepens perform removals to and from all major towns, cities and areas of Germany including: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Dortmund, Essen, Bremen, Dresden, Leipzig and Hanover.