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House Removals Croydon

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Removals Company Croydon for House or Flat / Apartment Moves

For over 90 years, F Smith & Son has been helping families and businesses relocate in Croydon. We believe that every move is unique, and we customise our services to meet the specific needs of each customer.

Our Croydon Moving Services

  • Packing and Unpacking

We offer a full packing and unpacking service, or you can choose to pack some or all of your belongings yourself. We provide high-quality packing materials and professional packers who are careful and efficient.

  • Dismantling and Reassembly

F Smith and Son can dismantle and reassemble large items, such as furniture, pianos, and hot tubs. We will carefully wrap and protect your belongings during the dismantling and reassembly process.

  • Storage Croydon

Offering short-term and long-term storage solutions in our warehouse in Croydon. If you need to store your belongings while you’re between homes, or if you need to downsize your home, we can help.

  • Crating and Protection

We offer crating and protection services for fragile items. This includes items such as artwork, antiques, and china. We will carefully crate your items and transport them to your new home.

Our Guarantee

F Smith and Son guarantee that your belongings will be moved safely and securely. We are fully insured, and we have a team of experienced and professional movers.

Contact Us

To learn more about our services or to get a free quote, please contact us today. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you plan your move.

Call us at 020 8688 7063 or visit our website at www.fsmithandson.co.uk.

We look forward to helping you with your move!

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Looking For A Specialist Moving Service?

F Smith and Son Removals & Storage have the right equipment for the right job, offering various specialist removal services for your Croydon move:-

We are able to offer a range of services to complement our basic home removal service in Croydon. These start with the supply of a wide variety of packing materials should you wish to pack up your own goods.

Alternatively we offer a well priced professional packing service where our team will come to your property to prepare your goods for removal. This can be a full or part packing service and is usually carried out the day before your moving day.

We are even able to offer an unpacking service if you just don’t have the time to do this yourself. Our team will make you feel right at home and will get you and your family settled into your new home quickly. In this day and age, it is most common for clients to take us up on our full professional packing service, allowing them to spend valuable time with their family whilst we do all of the leg work.

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How to Book your Croydon House Move

At F Smith & Son, we recommend starting the booking process as early as possible. This often means we can provide a removals quote before the customer has a confirmed moving date. As soon as the date is confirmed, we can finalise the agreement and the customer can relax in the knowledge that we will arrive and carry out the work as scheduled.

Step 1 – Contact

Step 2 – Survey

Step 3 – Confirmation

Guide to Living in Croydon

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Croydon is a diverse and vibrant area located in South London, known for its excellent transport links, cultural diversity, and a wide range of amenities. It is situated approximately 9 miles south of central London and is part of the London Borough of Croydon. It offers a mix of urban and suburban living, making it a popular choice for both families and young professionals.

Schools

Croydon has a variety of schools, including primary, secondary, and further education institutions. Some notable schools in the area as of 2023 include:

  • Primary schools: West Thornton Primary Academy, Heavers Farm Primary School, and Oasis Academy Shirley Park.
  • Secondary schools: Harris Academy South Norwood, Oasis Academy Coulsdon, and Croydon High School.
  • Colleges: Croydon College and Coulsdon College offer further education options.

Please check with local authorities or school websites for the most up-to-date information on school performance and admissions.

Transport

Croydon is well-connected to central London and other parts of the city through various transportation options:

  • Train services: East Croydon station is a major transportation hub with frequent train services to London Victoria, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport.
  • Tramlink: The Tramlink network provides convenient access to different parts of Croydon and surrounding areas.
  • Buses: Croydon has an extensive bus network, connecting it to neighboring areas and central London.
  • Roads: The area is easily accessible by car, with the M25 motorway nearby.

 

Recreation

Croydon offers a range of recreational activities and entertainment options:

  • Shopping: The Whitgift Centre and Centrale Croydon are popular shopping destinations, offering a variety of shops and restaurants.
  • Parks: Lloyd Park, Park Hill Park, and Wandle Park provide green spaces for outdoor activities.
  • Cultural attractions: Fairfield Halls is a cultural venue hosting concerts, theater performances, and exhibitions.
  • Sports and leisure: There are several sports and leisure centers in Croydon, including Croydon Sports Arena and South Norwood Leisure Centre.

 

Property types and prices (as of 2023)

Property types in Croydon range from apartments to houses, catering to various budgets. Prices can vary significantly based on the location and property type. As of 2023:

  • Flats/apartments: The average price for a one-bedroom apartment is £250,000, while larger two-bedroom apartments could cost between £350,000 to £600,000.
  • Houses: Prices for terraced houses typically start at around £350,000, with detached houses and larger properties priced higher.

Rental prices in Croydon (2023)

Rent prices in Croydon have been rising in recent years, and are expected to continue to do so in 2023. The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Croydon is currently £1,200 per month, while the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is £1,500 per month.

The following table shows the average rental prices for different property types in Croydon in 2023:

Property typeAverage rent (per month)
One-bedroom apartment£1,200
Two-bedroom apartment£1,500
Three-bedroom apartment£1,800
Terraced house£1,900
Semi-detached house£2,200
Detached house£2,500

Please note that these are just average prices, and the actual rent you pay may vary depending on the specific property and location.

Best areas to live in Croydon

Some of the best areas to live in Croydon in 2023 include:

  • Crystal Palace: A leafy suburb with a village feel, located just south of Croydon town center. It is home to Crystal Palace Park, a large green space with a boating lake and sports facilities.
  • Norbury: A diverse and vibrant area with a strong community spirit. It is home to a number of shops, restaurants, and bars, as well as Norbury Park, a popular spot for outdoor activities.
  • West Croydon: A regeneration area with a number of new developments underway. It is home to East Croydon station, making it a convenient location for commuting to central London.
  • Shirley: A leafy suburb with a number of independent shops and restaurants. It is home to Shirley Park, a large green space with a golf course.
  • Waddon: A family-friendly area
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House Removals

If you are moving home however big or small, we can provide a removal service to suit your needs. We are able to offer local and National deliveries alongside many other services.

Office Relocation

If you're considering
moving your whole office
to new premises or just a small team internally, we can provide the expertise that is required to successfully manage the relocation.

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Storage Services

Need extra space at home or at the office?
Moving out but don't
have a new property to move in to?
We have the perfect solution with our range of storage services.

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Packing Services

we offer a well priced professional packing
service where our team
will come to your property to prepare your goods for removal. This can be a full or part ( fragiles only ) packing service

Not Available For A Site Visit? Try Our Video Survey

We can provide high quality, professional video surveys. These surveys will still be conducted by our experienced removal and storage surveyors, however, they will be conducted at arm’s length by video survey technology. Our video estimators are available:

  • Monday to Friday 08:00 – 18:00