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House Removals Portsmouth

Schepens are First Choice for House Removals Portsmouth

Portsmouth has always had a special place in the British imagination as an historic port and home of the Royal Navy. Given its history, it’s appropriate that Portsmouth is the UK’s only island city. Portsea Island juts out into the sea and is known locally as ‘Hampshire’s thumb’. One measure of the continuing importance of this city is its population; Portsmouth’s population density exceeds that of London!

Sitting just 70 miles south west of London, Portsmouth is a tempting prospect for singles, young professionals and families. Recent investment has transformed the city centre, and begun a reinvention of the city as a vibrant and contemporary city culture, with a proud history. Portsmouth is considered one of the top ten places worth investing in, and property prices compare well with their London equivalents.

Speak to us today on 01722 730010 for a no obligation removals quote on your move to Portsmouth.

Working in Portsmouth

The job opportunities are growing all the time in Portsmouth. As an important naval base, maritime industries are a major employer, but it’s also an important tech hub; IBM Europe has their headquarters there. The city is also home to major defence industry giants such as BAE Systems and QinetiQ, and Airbus Defence & Space.

House Removals Portsmouth – Is Commuting an Option?

If you want the best of both worlds, the drive to London takes, on average, 1 hour 45 minutes, or there are regular trains to Waterloo which take around 90 minutes. A word of warning, however, Portsmouth is known for its traffic congestion problems, and though the City Council is working hard on schemes to alleviate the problem, it’s currently a factor when thinking about a daily commute.

House Removals Portsmouth – Buying Property in Portsmouth

One of the most popular choices for property are the Georgian properties that populate the cobbled lanes of the old city. Three-bedroom houses in this area cost around £500,000. Contemporary apartments in the trendy harbourside Gunwharf Quay cost around £350,000. For cheaper options, look north of Southsea Common, or off Albert Road where Victorian houses cost around £200,000.

Schepens for Removals to Portsmouth

Schepens has been helping families and young professionals with their removals to Portsmouth for over a century now. We’re a 4th generation, family run house removals company, based in the south west, and our aim is to significantly reduce the stress of moving to a new house. Experience has taught us that every move is unique, so we tailor our house removals packages to the specific needs of our customers.

Get a Detailed Portsmouth Removal Quote

We’re a highly recommended house removals company because we put customers first, train our employees to be removals professionals, and we’re always willing to go the extra mile. Our free no obligation removal quotes provide customers with comprehensive, accurate costings. One of our Move Co-ordinators will carry out a detailed removals survey, reflecting the service you choose to include.

Schepens Range of Services

  • Packing – our BAR trained packers can pack up your whole house, or just one room.
  • Packaging – whether or not you use our packers, we will provide you with professional packaging materials.
  • Insurance – your goods are insured during transit, but we can also provide additional cover if required.
  • Storage – if you have goods you need to store, Schepens has a door-to-door secure storage service.
  • Transport – Your goods will be shipped in one of our state-of-the-art removals vehicles which maintain a constant temperature and humidity, run on air ride suspension and boast an adjustable bearing system, which ensures little or no movement of vehicle content.

Professional House Removals Portsmouth

Our professionally trained removals team are local to the area. That means they know how to avoid the local congestion hotspots, and which times of day to avoid. We’re proud of our local reputation and work hard to maintain it. We currently have a flawless track record for removals to Portsmouth and that’s the way we intend to continue!

We have helped people to move to all areas around Portsmouth including removals to: Gosport, Ryde, Bembridge, Fareham, Havant, Waterlooville, Chichester, Eastleigh, Southampton, Bognor Regis, Totton, Winchester, Westhampnett and many more!

If you are planning a move to Portsmouth call us today on 01722 730010 for a free Portsmouth Removal Quote, or for local information.