Removals to Lille | Nord-Pas-de-Calais Relocation | Lille House Removals
Schepens Specialise in Performing Removals to Lille
Lille is a charming city located in the French Flanders region to the north of France. It is close to France’s border with Belgium and lies on the Deûle River. It is a beautiful city that has a vibrant culture, incredible architecture, and a thriving economy.
Many people are moving to Lille each year to find work or to simply enjoy this wonderful city. If you are one of those people, it is important that you use an experienced international removals service like Schepens. We have been providing UK, European and International removals for more than 100-years and have performed many removals to Lille.
The talented staff at Schepens make every move as simple as possible for our clients. Our move coordinators will walk you through the entire process, taking the hassle out of the move. They have performed many house removals to Lille over the years and understand the logistics involved.
Our movers are trained to British Association of Removers standards and have helped many clients move to Lille over the years. We love this part of France and enjoy helping our clients get settled in Lille.
This article will explain why so many people are moving to Lille each year and identify the many services that Schepens provide!
Schepens run removals to and from all major towns, cities and areas of France including: Paris, Dordogne, Languedoc, Charente, Bordeaux, Limoges, Nice, Lyon, Brittany, The Alps, Perpignan, Montpellier, Normandy, Monaco, Marseilles, Loire, Rouen, Nancy, Dijon, Nantes, Brest, Grenoble, Burgundy, Versailles, Valence, Toulon, Provence and many more.
Why Move to Lille?
There are many reasons why thousands of people are moving to Lille each year, including:
- The local economy is flourishing
The city was formerly one of the major manufacturing hubs in France, with many businesses making textiles, food and machinery. Now, the city mostly employs people in the finance, commerce, education and customer service sectors. It is a great city for finding employment and forging a successful career.
- It is situated in a truly beautiful part of France
This part of France has a temperate oceanic climate, with mild summers and winters. There are some lovely national parks near Lillie and the entire area is quite scenic.
- It has a diverse and vibrant culture
Lillie was named the European Capital of Culture in 2004 and remains a culturally significant part of Europe. The combination of lovely architecture with the cafe scene and a thriving arts scene makes it an exciting place to live.
- • The standard of living is very high
Workers in Lille are well-paid and enjoy a very high standard of living in the city.
The Education System in Lille
Gaining access to the high-quality education system in the city is a major incentive for families moving to Lille. France has one of the best education systems in the world and is above average for the OECD for educational outcomes.
Their education system does share some similarities with the UK system, both in terms of curriculum and school structure. They have 3 years of optional nursery school following by primary school, junior high and high school:
- École maternelle (Nursery School) for students between 3-6 years of age,
- École primaire (Primary School) for students between 6-11 years of age,
- Collège (Junior High) for students between 11-15 years of age and
- Lycée (High school) for students between 15-18 years of age.
There are some great schools around Lille including:
- Lycée Faidherbe
- Lycée Fenelon
- Lycée Gaston Berger
- Lycée Notre-Dame D’Annay
- Lycée Notre-Dame de la Paix
- Lycée Ozanam
- Lycée Saint-Paul, Lille
“A big thank you to Tracey, Chris and all “our” team for such a good move last week.”
Useful Resources For Moving to Lille
If you are a UK citizen moving to Lille, these resources will definitely come in handy!
- Help for British nationals — Living in France
- Foreign travel advice for France
- Advice for people immigrating to France
- Visa information for France
Why Use Schepens For Removals to Lille?
There are many reasons why Schepens are the best company for house removals to Lille and other parts of France including:
- Schepens are a family owned company with a ton of experience
We are a 4th-generation, family owned removals company that have been in business for more than 100-years. Over that time, our company has built a strong reputation as a reliable and professional removals company.
- A strong focus on customer service
Our company has only stayed in business for so long by providing world-class customer service to our clients. We treat each client as if they were a member of the Schepens family — with a great deal of respect and compassion. Our staff is carefully chosen to continue the Schepens tradition of incredible customer service.
- We regularly perform removals to Lille
We regularly perform removals to Lille and other parts of France. That means out staff is very familiar with the logistics of the journey and we can offer clients very flexible delivery schedules. It also means we obtain bulk discounts from fuel providers and shipping companies. We pass those discounts onto our customers, making our service one of the cheapest on the market. Despite being an affordable option, all clients receive the same great customer service.
- Experienced staff, trained to British Association of Removers standards
At Schepens, we are very careful about who we employ. Our staff is experienced, hard working, honest and reliable. They are also trained to British Association of Removers (BAR) standards. These standards guide how removers should pack possessions, how trucks should be maintained, how many insurance options should be offered and much more. They give our clients the certainty that they have chosen a quality company.
- Schepens have a fleet of modern removals vehicles
House removals to Lille are carried out using our modern fleet of removals vehicles. The fleet consists of modern removals trucks with an adjustable barring system and air ride suspension to reduce the risk of cargo movement or breakage. All vehicles are driven by trained professionals and are alarmed for additional security.
- We use sturdy packing boxes
All packing boxes are sturdy and made for carrying cargo over long distances. All trucks contain high-quality moving blankets and a variety of straps to reduce the risk of cargo cross-contamination.
- We use talented move coordinators
One of the best reasons for using Schepens for your move to Lille is our talented move coordinators. They are highly experienced staff who will walk you through the entire removals process. They have performed many house removals to Lille over the years and have a deep understanding of what is involved. They will help you choose a delivery schedule, pick an insurance plan, deal with customs paperwork and much more. Our move coordinators will make the move simple!
Schepens offer a wide range of removals services
In addition to transporting your cargo, we offer a number of other removals services including:
- The Schepens Professional Packing Service
Why not let the Schepens staff pack your cargo for you? After all, they are familiar with the kinds of stresses that cargo experiences on long journeys so can pack your fragile items appropriately. Only high-quality packing materials are used.
- French Customs Handling
Our move coordinators can complete customs paperwork for you!
- Schepens Storage Services
We have a number of secure storage facilities throughout Europe. If your destination is not ready to receive your cargo, we can store it for you!
- Various Insurance Plans
Schepens offer clients the choice of various insurance plans, designed to suit budgets of all kinds. We also offer extended liability cover. If an accident does occur, our move coordinators can take care of the insurance claim paperwork for you!
If you are moving to Lille in the near future, contact Schepens today on 01794 323558 for an obligation-free quote!