House Removals to Belgium | European Removals Company
Belgium is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich countries in Europe. Aside from the stunning natural environment found in Belgium, the country has a strong economy, low crime rate, low unemployment rate, and friendly people. Living in Belgium also gives you access to some of the best chocolate, beer, wine and cheese in the world! It’s no wonder that Belgium attracts so many migrants each year.
It can be quite challenging to move from the UK to Belgium by yourself. There are some complex logistics involved that make it a difficult task for most people. That is why you should choose an experienced UK & European removals company like Schepens to help you.
Our talented staff can make your move to Belgium simple and stress-free. We have been performing house removals to Belgium for decades and have helped thousands of clients move to Belgium. Our 4th-generation, family-owned company has been in operation for more than 100-years and we can handle the most complex of removals!
This blog post will take a look at the reasons why so many people are moving from the UK to Belgium and offer some helpful resources. Then, we’ll take a look at why Schepens is the best choice for house removals to Belgium from the UK.
Why move Belgium from the UK?
Belgium is a relatively small country, but it has a lot to offer! The main reasons why people move from the UK to Belgium include:
- The incredible food
Belgium is almost as renowned for the quality of its food as France is. The cheese, chocolate, beer, and wine produced in the region is exceptional. Many talented chefs have set up restaurants in Belgium, making it a “foodies paradise”.
- Perfectly located
Belgium is perfectly located — surrounded by France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Germany. It also very close to the United Kingdom so you can easily return to visit family or friends. It is an ideal jumping off point for exploring the best parts of Europe.
- A growing economy
The Belgium economy has recovered well from the global financial crisis and is starting to boom. Belgium enjoys high worker productivity, high exports per capita, and a low unemployment rate. The main industries in Belgium include services, raw materials, food production, chemicals, machinery, and oil products.
- Belgium has a high standard of living
The lifestyle of people living in Belgium is fantastic. Wages are high and workers have a high level of disposable income. Life/work balance is ideal and there are plenty of entertainment options in Belgium — art galleries, concert halls, theatres and music festivals. The cafe scene is also fantastic in most cities in Belgium.
- The Education System in Belgium
The Belgium education system ranks above the United Kingdom for educational outcomes. There are many types of schools to choose from — all well funded. Schools in Belgium are divided into three groups:
- Subsidised public schools
Organised by provinces and municipalities
- Schools owned by communities
Flemish, French or German-speaking
- Subsidised free schools
typically owned by religious groups like the Catholic church
Students studying in Belgium must attend at least 12 years of primary and secondary schooling. The education system is divided into the following levels:
- Basic education
Consisting of Preschool education up to 6 years of age
- Primary school
- Secondary education
- Higher education
University or Polytechnic/Vocational university
Some of the best schools in Belgium include:
- St. Andreasinstituut Humaniora
- Instituut Sint-Maria
- Middenschool Mol
- International School of Brussels
- Le Karenberg
- Middenschool van het Gemeenschapsonderwijs Maerlant
Some Useful Resources For Anyone Moving to Belgium
These websites offer a great deal of useful information for anyone moving to Belgium:
- Help for British nationals — Living in Belgium
- Foreign travel advice for Belgium
- Advice for people immigrating to Belgium
- Just Landed — Living in Belgium guide
“We wanted to say that it has been a pleasure dealing with Schepens from start to finish! Everyone has been so helpful, and certainly made the move less stressful.”
Why Use Schepens for House Removals to Belgium
Schepens have the perfect combination of skills and experience to make house removals to Belgium a breeze! Here are some reasons why you should choose Schepens for international removals to Belgium:
- Schepens are a company you can trust
We are a family-owned business that has been in operation for more than 100 years. We have been providing clients with removals for Belgium for decades and have an impeccable reputation. We are the most reliable, trustworthy and affordable removals company servicing Belgium from the UK.
- Frequently performing house removals to Belgium from the UK
We perform house removals to Belgium on a weekly basis. This means that we can offer part load removals and flexible delivery schedules to our clients. It also means out removers have developed intimate knowledge of the road network in Belgium — improving our efficiency and reliability.
- Customer service is our #1 priority
Many of our clients are repeat customers. They keep coming back to Schepens because of our exceptional customer service. We treat every client with a great deal of respect and appreciation. All removals are performed with great attention to detail and we won’t be happy until you are!
- Custom removals packages
Clients moving to Belgium can pick and choose which removals services they require. We will create a unique quote which only includes the specific services you need. All quotes are 100% free and 100% obligation-free.
- Strict security procedures
Schepens takes security seriously! All house removals to Belgium are performed according to a strict set of security protocols. Cargo is electronically tracked, photographed, and constantly monitored. Vehicles feature security alarms and all removers are security checked.
- Large global network
We operate a large global network of storage depots and processing facilities. If your destination is not ready to receive your cargo, we can place it in a storage facility. Our storage service is affordable and all storage facilities are very secure.
- Our house removals to Belgium are affordable
Because we ship such large quantities of cargo to Belgium, we can offer clients some great discounts. Our part load removals to Belgium are particularly affordable and perfect for clients with a small amount of cargo.
- Friendly staff who are well trained
All staff members used for Belgium removals are trained British Association of Removers standards. These standards dictate how cargo should be packed, the quality of packing materials, the contingency plans that need to be in place, and much more. Adherence to these standards gives our clients peace of mind that the job will be done correctly.
- Move coordinators to manage the removal
All house removals to Belgium are overseen by one of our skilled move coordinators. They will help you through the removals process and answer any questions that you may have. They are very talented staff members who make removals to Belgium simple.