Central Moves carry out office and house Removals in Kingston Upon Thames.
Removal Company for Kingston
Central Moves Specialising in all aspects of moving households and businesses in the Kingston area. Whether single items, flats, house removals or offices, we can pack, move and store your goods tailoring each clients needs and requirements into a flexible removals package.
Why Use Us For Removals in Kingston?
We are proud to be members of the – Association of Independent Movers and most recently BS EN 12522 , it is the first and only recognised quality Standard specifically aimed at furniture removals. Central Moves are proud to have achieved this standard, which proves all operatives work to clearly defined and audited standards on a daily basis.
We understand that moving home or office can be very stressful. We will tailor our removals in Kingston to your exact specifications, ensuring your move to or from Kingston goes precisely as you planned. All moves are covered by comprehensive Insurance.
FREE on the day of your move
- Wardrobe Cartons
- Mattress Protectors
- Sofa Protectors
- Carpet Runners
- T.V Covers
- Picture & Mirror Bags
- Spare Packing Materials
Central Moves offer a number of professional services for:
- Case Making for Fine Art & Antiques.
- Piano Movers
- Man & Van Services
- Office and Commercial Moves
- Packing services: If you would prefer not to pack your own belongings, we can do it for you. We offer a full packing service, which includes packing all of your belongings and loading them onto the truck. We also offer a partial packing service, which means that we will pack only certain items for you, such as your fragile items or your kitchen.
- Unpacking services: Once your belongings arrive at your new destination, we can unpack them for you. This includes removal of used packing materials.
Trained Removals Crews
Highly trained crews offering expert packing services using approved materials and techniques including crate/case making for delicate items.
Customs clearance services for clients moving from Kingston Upon Thames to European or Worldwide destinations.
Clean warehouses for long and short-term furniture storage is protected by CCTV and comprehensive alarm systems.
Purpose Built Removals Vehicles
We have a large fleet of various-size removal vehicles enabling us to accommodate any size removal.
The fleet also includes smaller vehicles to assist with moves with difficult access.
We look forward to helping you with your move so please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice or assistance.
If you do not have a driveway or there are resident only bays outside your property or if you think parking will be a problem on the day of your move it is advisable to apply for a parking or yellow line suspension. You can reserve up to 5 bays outside your property on any selected day including weekends. See the local Council Services for Parking. Once you have booked your removal with Central Moves they will be able to give you the vehicle size and registration number in order to call your local authority and book your parking bays on the day of your removal, there is normally a small charge from your local council for this service.
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Moving to Kingston – Helpful Information
Central Moves have helped many families, individuals, and businesses to move to all types of properties in Kingston, areas including New Malden, Hampton, Surbiton, Tolworth, Chessington, Worcester Park, Kingston town centre, and Raynes Park.
Property In Kingston
Kingston has a broad mix of property styles, from modern developments to Edwardian, Victorian, and 1920s/1930s houses. Properties range from entry-level flats in the centre to expensive family homes in the Coombe Estate. In more recent times Kingston has seen an increase in one, two, and three-bedroom apartments to accommodate young professionals.
Schools in Kingston
There are several schools in the borough of Kingston upon Thames as follows;
- Tiffin School: A highly regarded grammar school for boys aged 11-18. It consistently ranks among the top schools in the UK.
- Tiffin Girls’ School: An academically selective girls’ grammar school, also highly respected for its academic achievements.
- The Kingston Academy: A co-educational secondary school for students aged 11-18. It offers a broad curriculum and focuses on academic excellence.
- Coombe Girls’ School: A girls’ secondary school with a mixed sixth form. It provides a wide range of subjects and extracurricular activities.
- Coombe Boys’ School: A boys’ secondary school with a mixed sixth form. It offers a comprehensive education and promotes strong academic performance.
- Chessington Community College: A co-educational secondary school with a diverse curriculum and a strong focus on student development.
- Southborough High School: A secondary school for boys with a mixed sixth form. It emphasizes academic achievement and provides a supportive learning environment.
- Richard Challoner School: A Catholic boys’ secondary school with a mixed sixth form. It has a strong academic reputation and offers a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Recreation In Kingston
Kingston’s main open space is the River Thames, with its lively frontage of bars and restaurants. Downstream there is a walk through Canbury Gardens towards Teddington Lock. Upstream there is a promenade crossing the Hogsmill river and reaching almost to Surbiton. Across Kingston Bridge is a tree-lined river bank fronting the expanse of Hampton Court Park. Popular recreational activities in Kingston;
- Riverside Walks: Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Thames River. There are beautiful riverside paths and parks, such as Canbury Gardens and Ravens Ait, where you can relax, have a picnic, or simply enjoy the scenery.
- Kingston Ancient Market: Explore the historic market in Kingston, located in the town center. The market has a wide range of stalls offering fresh produce, clothing, crafts, and antiques. It’s a great place to browse, shop, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere.
- Richmond Park: Located nearby, Richmond Park is a vast green space and a designated National Nature Reserve. It offers numerous walking and cycling trails, as well as opportunities for wildlife spotting. You can also visit the park’s famous deer herds.
- Kingston Museum: Learn about the history and heritage of Kingston at the Kingston Museum. The museum showcases local art, exhibits on ancient artifacts, and displays on the town’s past. Entry is free, and it’s a great place to gain insights into the area’s rich history.
- The Rose Theatre: Catch a performance at The Rose Theatre, a modern venue that hosts a variety of shows, including plays, musicals, and comedy acts. The theater showcases both local talent and touring productions.
- Kingston Shopping: Explore the town’s extensive shopping district, which features a mix of high-street brands, boutique shops, and independent retailers. The Bentall Centre is a popular shopping mall in Kingston with a wide range of stores.
- Kingston History Walks: Join a guided walking tour of Kingston to discover the town’s fascinating history. Knowledgeable guides will take you through the historic streets, pointing out significant landmarks and sharing intriguing stories.
- Canoeing and Boating: Take advantage of the river by renting a canoe or boat. Various rental companies in Kingston offer opportunities to paddle along the Thames, providing a unique perspective of the area.
Shopping In Kingston
Central Kingston is a busy predominantly retail centre including the well-known Bentall centre, a small number of commercial offices and civic buildings. Shopping is well catered for and is generally towards the upper end of expectations, with a good mixture of familiar High Street chains and more select boutiques as follows;
- The Bentall Centre: Located in the heart of Kingston, The Bentall Centre is a large shopping mall housing over 75 stores. It features a mix of high-street fashion brands, department stores, beauty salons, electronics retailers, and a food court.
- Eden Walk Shopping Centre: Situated close to The Bentall Centre, Eden Walk Shopping Centre is another popular shopping destination. It offers a range of stores, including fashion retailers, homeware shops, bookstores, and cafes.
- Kingston Market: Explore the historic Kingston Market, located in the town center. The market operates daily and offers a variety of stalls selling fresh produce, clothing, accessories, crafts, antiques, and more. It’s a great place to find unique items and soak up the lively atmosphere.
- Kingston High Street: The bustling high street of Kingston is lined with a mix of well-known high-street brands, independent shops, boutiques, and specialty stores. You’ll find fashion retailers, bookshops, gift stores, cafes, and restaurants, making it a great spot for leisurely shopping.
- John Lewis: Located in The Bentall Centre, John Lewis is a renowned department store offering a wide range of products, including fashion, home furnishings, electronics, beauty, and more. It’s a popular destination for quality goods and excellent customer service.
- Kingston Riverside: Enjoy a unique shopping experience at Kingston Riverside, located along the Thames River. The area features a selection of shops, restaurants, and bars housed in a picturesque setting. It’s a great place to shop, dine, and relax by the river.
- Independent Boutiques: Kingston is home to several independent boutiques and specialty stores. These offer unique and curated collections of clothing, accessories, homeware, and gifts. Exploring these smaller shops can often lead to delightful finds and one-of-a-kind items.
The town is served by the Surrey Comet newspaper, as well as the free paper Kingston Guardian
Kingston Transport Links
Kingston upon Thames is well-served by public transport, with two train stations, Kingston and Surbiton, and a number of bus routes.
- Train: Kingston train station is in Zone 6 and is served by South Western Railway trains to London Waterloo (28 minutes), Clapham Junction (19 minutes), Twickenham (12 minutes), and Wimbledon (12 minutes). Surbiton train station is also in Zone 6 and is served by South Western Railway trains to London Waterloo (17 minutes), Clapham Junction (10 minutes), Woking (15 minutes), and Wimbledon (7 minutes).
- Bus: Kingston is served by a number of bus routes operated by Transport for London (TfL) and Surrey County Council. The most direct bus route to Central London is the X26, which takes around 30 minutes.
- Bike: Kingston is a very cycle-friendly town and there are a number of cycle paths and cycle racks available. You can also hire bikes from a number of locations in the town.
- Walk: Kingston is a small town and it is easy to get around on foot. The town centre is just a short walk from both train stations and there are a number of parks and green spaces to explore.