Removals to Tampere | Removals from UK to Finland | European Removals
Tampere is a bustling city located in the southern Finland. It is known for its picturesque location, friendly people and industrial heritage. With a metropolitan population of more than 360,000 people, it is the second-most populous inland city of any of the Nordic countries.
Tampere is located between two large lakes — Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. The waterways that connect those lakes have been a highly valuable source of energy for many years and have helped to make the city an industrial powerhouse. Tampere is an attractive city that features a combination of innovative modern architecture and classic industrial-era buildings. Combined with the incredible views of the glaciers, lakes, and mountains, it makes the city truly beautiful.
If you are moving to Tampere this year, use a professional European removals company like Schepens. We have the right combination of skills, experience, and equipment to make removals to Tampere simple!
Our family-owned company has been in the moving business for more than 100-years, making us one of the most experienced moving services to Tampere. We have performed hundreds of removals to Finland and know the country well.
We have staff that are friendly, efficient and trained to a high standard. Each removal is managed by one of our move coordinators — experienced removers who have managed dozens of removals to Tampere. They will ensure your removal is carried out safely and efficiently.
This article will take a close look at Tampere and provide some useful resources to help you prepare for the move. Then, we will explain why Schepens is the best provider of removals to and from Finland!
Why are so many people moving to Tampere?
Tampere has a lot going for it, including a pristine natural environment, excellent health care system, strong economy and high standard of living. The most common reasons why people are moving to Tampere include:
Tampere is an important industrial hub
Tampere is considered the birthplace of Finnish industrialism. The waterways connected to the city allowed it to easily generate the electricity necessary to power factories. Tampere is also ideally located for trade. It remains an important industrial hub and attracts many companies from around the world. The strongest industries in Tampere include mechanical engineering, automation, health and biotechnology, communications, information technology, and paper production. If you are looking for work, Tampere is a fantastic location to move to.
Tampere has a very active cultural scene
Tampere is renowned for its arts and culture. Many famous Finnish writers, musicians, and artists have come from Tampere over the years, including Väinö Linna and Kalle Päätalo. Tampere even has its own full-sized classical orchestra — the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra. There are many museums and art galleries throughout the city, including the Natural History Museum of Tampere, the Tampere Art Museum, Tampere Lenin Museum, The Muumilaakso Museum and the Rupriikki Media Museum.
Tampere is situated in a beautiful location
The city is surrounded by beautiful waterways and some truly spectacular scenery. It is an excellent location for outdoor activities including boating, swimming, skiing, mountain bike riding, and hiking.
Tampere has excellent food!
Finnish food is hearty and delicious — most people from the UK immediately love it! There are plenty of excellent restaurants in Tampere, many serving high-quality fresh fish found in the lakes.
Tampere has excellent schools
The Finnish education system is one of the best in the world. Finland’s primary and secondary schools rank #1 for science and #1 for reading in the OECD. The universities are also exceptional and it is simple for citizens to attend tertiary education.
Children must attend school in Finland between the ages of 7 and 16. After 16, students can attend vocational training, go to university or enter the workforce. The curriculum in the primary and secondary schools is similar to that of the UK, but with a stronger focus on individual assistance. Some of the best schools in Tampere include:
- Finnish International School of Tampere
- Tampereen lyseon lukio high school
- New School
- Tammelan koulu
- Tampereen ammattikorkeakoulu
Useful resources for moving to Tampere
Here are some online resources to help you plan and execute your move to Tampere:
- Expat Finland — guide to living in Finland
- The UK government’s Living in Finland guide
- Moving to Finland guide
- Obtaining a visa or residence permit for Finland
- Moving to Tampere guide
I’d like to thank Schepens for the excellent service provided during a complex move and, in particular, to recognise the superb performance of your staff. To a man they were hard working, tidy and cheerful and nothing was too much trouble for them. The fact that we did not suffer a single breakage (not even a crack to the 50 or so large stem glasses!) is testament to their diligence in packing carefully and safely. We have been hugely impressed throughout the entire process and offer our sincere thanks to you all.
Why use Schepens for Removals to Tampere?
Schepens is an experienced European removals company. We have helped thousands of clients move to Finland from the UK and elsewhere over the years and know the country well. The main reasons to choose Schepens include:
Highly experienced house movers to Tampere
We often perform removals to Tampere and our removers know the city intimately. Our local knowledge of the metropolitan area helps to make our removals efficient, reliable, and safe.
We provide affordable Removals to Tampere
The size, skill, and efficiency of our team makes Schepens one of the most affordable house movers to Tampere. We move thousands of tons of cargo around Europe each year and are able to obtain bulk discounts from partner companies. These discounts are forwarded to our clients.
Removal to Finland use our world-class fleet
When our removal vehicles are using the road network it will be carried out using vehicles from our world-class fleet. They are specialised removals trucks that are designed to safely haul cargo over long distances. Each vehicle is fitted with security alarms, GPS tracking, an adjustable-barring system, and air ride suspension to keep your cargo safe.
A family-owned company that provides exceptional customer service
Schepens is a 4th-generation, family owned company that has been in operation for more than 100 years. We understand the importance of good customer service and treat every client as a valued member of the Schepens family — with respect, dignity, and friendship.
All moving services to Tampere are performed by BAR-trained removers
We employ highly skilled removers and move coordinators who have been trained to trained to British Association of Removers standards. This ensures our moving services to Tampere are performed safely and efficiently.
We provide many moving services to Tampere
Our company can take care of every aspect of your removal to Tampere, including:
- Packing your cargo for the journey to Tampere
Our professional packing service involves our experience removers packing your cargo for you. Because they understand the stresses involved with removals to Finland, they can ensure each item is adequately protected.
- Finnish customs paperwork
because our move coordinators perform so many removals to Finland each year, they understand the paperwork that is involved. They can help you complete any of the customs paperwork, which will make your move much easier.
- Cargo insurance
Schepens offers clients a range of cargo insurance products. One of our move coordinators will explain the various insurance options that are available and help you make the right decision.
- Extended Liability Cover
We also offer clients optional extended liability cover, which will cover you against any accidents affecting third parties.