Removals Company Kingston upon Thames
Our Kingston upon Thames removal and storage services are second to none. Our highly-rated and qualified professionals will take the stress and pain of moving house or relocating your business.
Experienced Home Removals Company Kingston upon Thames
Are you moving house to Kingston upon Thames or just moving across town? BlueSky Removals is here to help with experienced staff ready to take on jobs of all sizes, across the UK. Our home removals take away the chaos of moving by letting our professionals take on the heavy lifting. Offering a bespoke service, we cater our services to your needs and will find innovative moving solutions when needed.
Contact us for a home removal quote and our staff will be in touch with a bespoke plan for your move. We can take care of the packing, the moving out, the moving in, and everything in between.
Storage Solutions and Professional Packing in Kingston upon Thames
Some moves can be complicated and take up a lot of time and energy, especially if you have work and other commitments to deal with at the same time. At BlueSky, we have professionals who know just how to pack your possessions so nothing goes missing or breaks. We’ll treat your possessions like our own throughout the moving process making sure we avoid breakages and work carefully, and efficiently. We also have storage solutions in Kingston upon Thames for difficult moves or simply to remove clutter from your home.
Business and Office Removals Company Kingston upon Thames
Office removals and business relocations are a speciality of BlueSky Removals in Kingston upon Thames, as we know the complexity of moving offices in and around the London area. You may need professional movers to assist with moving large furniture such as desks, cabinets or heavy machinery like the office printer. Our staff is equipped and prepared to deal with moving office furniture in Kingston Upon Thames, as well as dismantling and rebuilding. Allow our expert removals team to take over your office removals and keep focusing on your business.
BlueSky will offer you a customised office moving plan, to cater for your exact moving needs and take care of all the logistics, packing and storage, as required.
Request a removal quote in Kingston upon Thames today!
From start to finish, we’ll help to ensure that your removal goes according to plan with minimal disruptions. With our purpose-built vehicles and trained staff members, we’re confident that we can provide you with an outstanding level of customer service and quality.
With over 15 years of experience, BlueSky is the best choice for home removals and office relocations in Kingston upon Thames. Contact us today for a quote.
Moving Guide to Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames, or known locally as just Kingston, is one of the 33 boroughs within Greater London. The town sits along the River Thames. Located in southwest London and Kingston is an affluent and historical borough that began as a small market town.
Kingston benefits from being a part of London with excellent transport connections, highly rated schools, and low crime rates. It has a population of 548,000 residents.
Best places to live in Kingston upon Thames
Surbiton – Victorian and Edwardian properties perfect for families with a peaceful environment. Surbiton has its own train station with a 20 minute ride to London Waterloo. Lots of excellent connections, shops, and restaurants.
Chessington – a nice area with reasonable property prices, local shops, and easy access to central Kingston and London. Popular with families with children due to high safety and quiet nightlife.
New Malden – loved by locals for its green areas, easy access to Kingston or Wimbledon for shopping, and excellent transport links to central London (train runs 5 times an hour).
Tolworth – a great community spirit, decent transport links, and shops in the area, not as coveted as other areas of Kingston.
Thames Ditton – a green neighbourhood within walking distance to Hampton Court Palace and Bushy Park. Not ideal for commuters as trains run less frequently and bus routes serve Surbiton much better.
Current Average House Prices in Kingston upon Thames by Postcode
Includes: Kingston Upon Thames centre
Includes: Northern part of Kingston, Ham, and the million-dollar homes of Coombe Hill
Includes: New Malden
Includes: Worcester Park and North Cheam
Includes: Surbiton and Berrylands
Includes: Seething Wells, Surbiton, Oakhill, Long Ditton, Ditton Hill, Tolworth
Includes: Thames Ditton and Weston Green
Includes: Hurst Park, West Molesey, Molesey, East Molesey, and Hampton Court Palace
Average Property Prices
- Detached £2,600,723
- Semi-detached home £932,533
- Terraced home £805,875
- Flat £443,710
Current Average Rent Prices
- One bedroom £1417
- Two bedrooms £1721
- Three bedrooms £1955
Cost of Living Kingston upon Thames
While Kingston restaurants and grocery prices are around 7% lower than London, when compared to other cities the picture becomes more clear. Rent prices in Kingston are 20% higher than in Reading and restaurants are 12% higher.
Living in Greater London, unfortunately, means that rent and property prices will be significantly higher than in other towns across England.
As of May 2021, Indeed is listing 575 jobs for Kingston upon Thames, but that isn’t necessarily indicative of the situation because expanding the distance to within 25 miles, prospects shoot up to 103,290 jobs.
The average salary in Kingston is £41,000 slightly over the national average of £38,600.
Kingston upon Thames is home to 68 schools and colleges of which 49 of them have an Outstanding or Good Ofsted rating.
Kingston University London (KUL) is a public research university located in Kingston. There are 16.820 students enrolled in programs of the arts, fashion, science, and engineering. The university also boasts a long list of notable alumni and faculty.
Transport and Commuting Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames is lacking any access to the London underground, despite being located in TFL’s zone 6. It is served by the Kingston railway station that has links to Wimbledon, Clapham Junction, and Vauxhall.
However, Kingston does benefit from London Buses connecting residents with the rest of the city. The town also has direct routes to Heathrow Airport as well as Surrey bus routes to Guildford or Weybridge.
Car owners in Kingston benefit from easy access to the A3 which connects them with Central London and south to Portsmouth (via Guildford).
Central London: 12 miles / 25 minutes via train
Brighton: 52 miles / 1 hour 35 minutes via train
Reading: 36 miles / 1 hour 35 minutes via train
Bristol: 112 miles / 2 hours 35 minutes via train
Leisure, Socializing and Shopping in Kingston upon Thames
Kingston is considered one of the least like London places while still being in London. It benefits from more green spaces and larger homes with gardens similar to the countryside. Due to a university being located in its centre there is still socialising that can happen.
Locals enjoy the range of riverside bars, pubs, and restaurants to choose from. There are pedestrian-only shopping centres and lots of walking and biking paths.
Kingston is home to over 300 shops. The Bentall Centre contains luxury brands and shops, Market Place and Old London Road is where you find independent boutiques, and Eden Walk Shopping Centre contains high street shops like M&S and Boots.
Ancient Market Place is open every day of the week with 17 permanent stalls.
Local Services in Kingston upon Thames
Energy Providers: EDF
Broadband Providers: Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, Vodafone, EE
Things to Do in Kingston upon Thames
Hampton Court Palace – a Grade I listed royal palace that was King Henry VIII favourite residency that is today owned by Queen Elizabeth II.
Riverside Walk – a designated walking, shopping, and dining area along the River Thames that is perfect for a night out.
Richmond Park – the largest of London’s Royal Parks and home to wildlife conservation projects as a nature reserve.
Bushy Park – this Grade I listed historical park is second in size to Richmond Park. Open to the public, the park is home to ponds, fishing, wildlife conservation areas, and some lodging.
Chessington World of Adventure – a theme park, zoo, and hotel complex. The theme park is designed around themes of world cultures in fantastical settings.
Rose Theatre Kingston – a local theatre in Kingston that seats 822 and hosts home-grown productions.