Brussels Removals | Moving to Brussels from UK | Belgium Removals
The UK government estimates that more than 14,000 people will be moving to Brussels from the UK in the coming year
Brussels is one of the most sophisticated and interesting cities in Europe. Located close to the centre of Belgium, it is a bustling city with a population of approximately 1.2 million people. Brussels is known for its world-class beer, delicious chocolate, incredible architecture, and fine art galleries.
The city is often referred to as the “Capital of Europe” and attracts thousands of migrants from around the world each year. Many people move there just to enjoy the lifestyle, while others move to Brussels to find work or attend school.
If you are thinking about moving to Brussels, it is important that you use a reputable and reliable international removals company like Schepens. Schepens has performed thousands of house removals to Brussels and other parts of Belgium over the last 100-years. We know the country well and can efficiently move your possessions to Brussels or any other location in Belgium.
Why are so many people moving to Brussels?
Belgium attracts many new citizens each year for a wide variety of reasons including:
- It is a beautiful city, packed with culture
Brussels is like no other city in Europe. The city has a unique character to it, combining fine art, music, beer, chocolate, and comics! There is always something to do in Brussels and it is easy to get around the city thanks to the quality public transportation system.
- Plenty of employment opportunities
Many people move to Brussels to find employment. The city has a low unemployment rate and an extremely high GDP per capita (nearly double the rest of Belgium). The city is home to many important institutions including the headquarters of NATO and various organisational bodies of the European Union.
- A very high standard of living
Brussels has a very high standard of living, with affordable housing and high wages. It has world-class infrastructure and is the perfect place to forge a career or attend university.
The Education System in Brussels
Belgium has one of the best education systems in the EU. Schools are divided into three groups:
- Schools owned by communities (Flemish, French of German-speaking),
- Subsidised public schools (organised by provinces and municipalities)
- Subsidised free schools (typically owned by religious groups like the Catholic church)
The stages of education consist of:
- Basic education
Consisting of Preschool education up to 6 years of age
- Primary school
- Secondary education
- Higher education
University or Polytechnic/Vocational university
The curriculum is similar to that of schools in the United Kingdom and the teachers are incredibly well trained.
Removals to Brussels – Useful Resources
- 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 Removals to Brussels?
Schepens is a long-running removals company that has been in operating for more than 100-years. We have established a reputation for being hard-working, reliable and professional. There are many more reasons why you should choose us for your removals to Belgium, including:
- Experienced Move Co-ordinators
Schepens use friendly move coordinators who will help you through the entire removals process. They are highly experienced movers who thoroughly understand the logistics of moving to Brussels. They can help you choose a removals schedule, pick an insurance plan, and decide what to pack.
- Uniformed staff trained to British Association of Removers (BAR) standards
All removers are trained to BAR standards — a widely recognised code of practice that professional removers adhere to. These standards ensure that only professional packing materials are used, removals trucks are modern and well maintained, emergency procedures are in place and a variety of insurance plans are available.
- Years of experience handling removals to Brussels
Schepens have performed hundreds of house removals over the years. We know the logistics involved with the move and will ensure that your cargo arrives at its destination safely.
- Regularly shipping to Brussels
We ship a large amount of cargo to Brussels, which allows us to offer clients a very flexible delivery schedule. The large-scale of our removals operations also means that we can also obtain discounts from fuel providers. We pass those discounts directly onto our clients.
- We are a family-owned business with a long history
It is important to use a trustworthy international removals company like Schepens for removals to Brussels. We have been in operation for more than 100-years and have helped thousands of happy customers move to Brussels.
- FREE no-obligation quotes
You can obtain a 100% free no-obligation quote by contacting one of our friendly staff! They will discuss your requirements and give you a comprehensive quote for any removals to Brussels.
- A fleet of modern and clean specialised moving vehicles
Schepens operate a fleet of modern removals trucks that are clean and specifically designed for hauling freight over long distances. These trucks have security alarms and are driven by trained professionals. They all feature air ride suspension and an adjustable barring system to reduce the risk of cross-contamination or breakage during the move to Brussels.