UK to Belgium Removals | Tips for Removals to Belgium
Belgium is one of the most popular destinations for migrants from the UK. It is easy to see why so many people love it — Belgium is a beautiful country with a rich culture, stunning natural landscape, and friendly people. It also has a strong economy, delicious food, and some of the world’s best beer!
The only downside to moving to Belgium is that you will have to pack and move all of your possessions, which can be a complex process. You can make this task easier by hiring a professional European removals company like Schepens. We are the leading removal company for Belgium, performing dozens of UK to Belgium removals each year.
We employ skilled removers to safely transport your possessions. They are talented individuals who have been trained according to the standards set out by the British Association of Removers (BAR) — the leading industry standard for removals in Europe. They cover everything from the contingency plans that are in place through to the quality of the packing materials used.
This post will take a closer look at Belgium and explain why so many people are moving to this lovely country. We’ll also share a few reasons why Schepens is the leading provider of removals to Belgium.
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Why move to Belgium from the UK?
Belgium has been a popular destination for UK expats for many decades. Most UK citizens move to Belgium to retire, attend university, find employment or to start a business. The most common reasons that UK expats cite for moving to Belgium include:
Belgium has a wonderful culture
Belgium is packed with culture, including some of the EU’s best art galleries and concert halls. Food culture is also big in Belgium, with many excellent restaurants and delicious fresh produce. The quality of the beer, cheese, chocolate, and wine is particularly good (no wonder people love Belgium)! Belgium nationals are very friendly and enjoy meeting new people, so its easy to make friends.
The Belgium economy is thriving
The Belgium economy has done very well since the 2008 global financial crisis. The government has encouraged innovation and there are many successful industries across the country. The strongest sectors include manufacturing, primary production, IT, science and technology, and food production. Many UK expats move to Belgium to either start a business or to develop their career.
Living in Belgium is affordable
Workers in Belgium enjoy excellent working conditions, including a generous minimum wage. The cost of living is quite reasonable in Belgium, with affordable rent and cheap consumer items.
A great launching bad for exploring the rest of Europe
Belgium is well located and has excellent transport links to surrounding European countries. This makes it the perfect location for anyone interested in exploring the rest of Europe. It is simple to visit France, Germany or the UK for a quick weekend away!
Belgium is a family-friendly country
Belgium has a high standard of living, excellent health system, and a low crime rate. This makes it the ideal place to raise a family!
Belgium has a world-class education system
The Belgium government has made substantial investments into the education system in the past few decades. This has led to a continual improvement for educational outcomes of students attending school in Belgium. Some of the best schools in the country include:
- Vrije Basisschool Champagnat
- Instituut Sint-Maria
- Middenschool Mol
- Heilige Drievuldigheids college
- Basisschool Hendrik Conscience
- CBE Open School
- Community School Sainte-Marie @ Namur
- Athénée royal François Bovesse
- Sancta Maria basisschool
- Vrij Technisch Instituut Leuven
Helpful resources for your move to Belgium
The following resources will help you plan your move from the UK to Belgium:
- Advice for people immigrating to Belgium
- Just Landed — Living in Belgium guide
- Help for British nationals — Living in Belgium
- Expat Exchange — 10 tips for living in Belgium
- Seven things you should know before moving to Belgium
- Foreign travel advice for Belgium
Why use Schepens for UK to Belgium removals?
Schepens is a 4th generation, family owned European removals company that has been performing removals to Belgium for more than 100 years. Our team performs dozens of UK to Belgium removals each year and know the journey well. Other reasons to choose Schepens include:
A reputation for reliability, security, and efficiency
Our company has built a very strong reputation over the years. We are considered the most reliable, secure, and efficient provider of Belgium removals. You can trust Schepens to safely move your possessions to Belgium.
We regularly perform Belgium removals
Schepens is a very busy European removals company that helps many clients move to Belgium each year. The frequency of our Belgium removals means we can offer clients flexible delivery schedules and part load removals.
The most affordable removals company for Belgium
Schepens is one of the most experienced companies performing UK to Belgium removals. The scale of our operations helps us obtain discounts from suppliers and to provide a very efficient service. This allows us to offer Belgium removals at a cheaper rate to our competitors.