Removals to Nairobi | Overseas Removal Services | International Removals to Kenya
Nairobi is a bustling city located in southern Kenya. With a population of more than 3 million people, it is one of the largest cities in Africa. It is the economic centre of Kenya and is responsible for more than 60% of the country’s GDP.
Nairobi is a popular destination for UK expats because of it’s vibrant culture, prosperous economy, and exciting atmosphere. If you are moving to this incredible city this year, consider using a professional international removals firm like Schepens.
We are a family-owned company with more than 100-years of experience. Our team regularly performs removals to Nairobi and we know Kenya very well. All Schepens removers are trained to British Association of Removers standards. These standards cover everything from cargo security through to the types of contingency plans that should be in place.
Each Schepens removal is managed by one of our talented move coordinators. They are experienced removers who have been to Nairobi many times. Your move coordinator will help you understand the removals process, provide tips on living in Nairobi, and answer any questions you may have. They make the removals process simple for our clients!
This post will take a look at the reasons why so many people move from the UK to Nairobi. We will then share some of the reasons why Schepens is the #1 company for removals to Nairobi and other international removals to Kenya.
Why are so many people moving to Nairobi?
Nairobi is certainly different to the UK! If you are looking for a change in climate, culture, or scenery, it is the perfect location to move to. Here are some other reasons why thousands of people are moving from the UK to Nairobi each year:
It is one of the wealthiest cities in Africa
Nairobi is the richest city in Kenya and has a very strong economy. Many people move to Nairobi to take advantage of the economy and find work or start a new business. Some of the strongest industries in the city include telecommunications, manufacturing, tourism, education, and manufacturing. Nairobi also has a well-developed banking sector and is home to a successful stock exchange.
The society is peaceful and well-integrated
Nairobi has a large middle class population and lower crime rate than many other parts of Africa. The expat communities are well integrated with the locals and the city has a lively culture.
The weather is perfect
Not all parts of Africa are incredibly hot! Because Nairobi has a high altitude, most days are quite mild. Days are usually sunny and the temperature drops to comfortable levels at night. Most UK expats love not having to take coats or jackets everywhere!
A bustling social scene
The people in Nairobi are incredibly friendly and inclusive of new arrivals. You will be able to meet new people very easily by going to cafes, joining clubs, or hanging out at a local bar. Many locals speak English, so you will be making friends before you know it!
The perfect starting point for exploring Africa
Nairobi has excellent transport links to other cities in Africa. You are close to the Indian Ocean and many pristine white beaches. Some world-famous nature reserves are only a short drive from the city.
Nairobi has some of the best street food in the world! Because the city has so many expats, you can also enjoy cuisine from other countries around the world.
A strong education system
The Kenyan government has invested heavily into the education sector in the past few decades. Their main focus has to been to create students with practical skills and knowledge necessary to find employment. The education system is divided into 3 levels in Kenya:
- Early childhood education
- Basic education
- Vocational training
- Professional training
- University training
There are many excellent public, private, and international schools in Nairobi including:
- International School of Kenya
- Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi
- West Nairobi School
- Brookhouse School
- Rosslyn Academy
- St. Mary’s School, Nairobi
- Lycée Denis Diderot
Helpful resources for relocation to Nairobi
Here are a few helpful resources which will make moving to Nairobi or another part of Kenya easier.
- Travel advice for Kenya from the UK government
- Living in Kenya advice from the UK government
- Visa information for Kenya
- 10 things you learn when you move to Kenya
- Tips for a smooth transition to Nairobi
- The expat guide to living in Nairobi
“Your team worked really hard and nothing was too much trouble, they kept smiling and in good spirits even when things were more tricky that first envisaged”.
Why Choose Schepens for Removals to Nairobi?
Schepens is one of the most experienced international removals companies in the world. We know Kenya well and have helped many clients move to Nairobi. That main reasons to use us include:
We regularly perform international removals to Kenya
Schepens is one of the largest removals companies on the planet. We regularly perform UK to Kenya removals and understand the logistics involved. The frequency of our trips to Kenya also means we can offer clients part load removals and a flexible delivery schedule.
Affordable international removals UK to Nairobi
Schepens is committed to providing a very affordable removals service for our clients. We aggressively negotiate excellent deals with our suppliers and constantly improve our business practices to lower costs. Despite being one of the most affordable removers to Nairobi, we never compromise on the quality of our service.
Many of our international removers are multi-lingual, which helps them navigate through Kenya and deliver your cargo on time.
Highly trained worldwide movers for Kenya
All removers are trained to British Association of Removers standard. This training has given them the skills to safely and efficiently carry our your removal. High quality packing materials will be used, contingency plans will be in place, all aspects of the removal will be insurance, and there is a strong focus on safety.
The most secure house movers to Nairobi
Schepens has a strong focus on the security of the cargo that we move. All cargo is carefully inventoried and tracked electronically. Our removers are security-checked and all vehicles feature security alarms.
We offer a secure storage service
If your destination is not ready to receive your cargo yet, you can store it with Schepens. We have a number of highly-secure storage facilities in Africa that are monitored 24/7. We offer both short-term and long-term storage, with affordable rates.
Schepens specialise in moving to all the major towns and cities in Kenya, including Nairobi, Nakuru, Kisumu, Elodoret, Nyeri, Machokos and Meru.