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Removals & Storage South Norwood

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Removals Company South Norwood for House or Flat / Apartment Moves

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

Our South Norwood 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 South Norwood

Offering short-term and long-term storage solutions. 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

We look forward to helping you with your move!


Important Factors When Moving House in London

Are you moving your home to London? If so, consider these important factors to help you navigate the busy world of London removals. 


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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 South Norwood move:-

We are able to offer a range of services to complement our basic home removal service in South Norwood. 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 South Norwood 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 South Norwood

South Norwood, located in the London Borough of Croydon, offers a diverse and appealing environment for those considering moving to the area. Here’s a comprehensive guide based on the latest 2023 information:

General Overview

  • Location: South Norwood is about 10 miles from central London, forming part of the larger Croydon borough, which has been undergoing significant investment and regeneration, including new residential developments and a planned Westfield shopping centre​
  • Living Experience: Croydon offers affordable housing, good amenities, and transport links. It’s well connected to central London by rail, tram, and bus services. However, some areas may require more attention in terms of safety​

Property Types and Prices

  • Buying: The average cost of properties in Croydon is around £434,426.24, making it one of the most affordable boroughs in London for buying property​.
  • Renting: Croydon ranks as one of the least expensive areas to rent in London. A studio averages £818 per month, a one-bedroom property £992 per month, a two-bedroom property £1,256 per month, and a three-bedroom property £1,548 per month​​.
  • Specifics in South Norwood: The area offers a range of housing options from Victorian and Edwardian terraced houses to modern flats. The average property price here is about £400,000​​.

Popular Roads and Estates

  • Portland Road: Known for its vibrant environment and accessibility​​.
  • Woodside Road: Offers a mix of residential options​​.
  • Thirsk Road: Another popular choice for residential living​​.

Things to Do and Recreation

  • Amenities: South Norwood has a high street with independent shops, cafes, restaurants, and pubs. It also hosts a local library, a leisure centre, and a weekly farmers’ market​​.
  • Parks and Green Spaces: The area includes South Norwood Country Park and Grangewood Park, providing outdoor recreational opportunities​​.
Living in South Norwood


  • Variety: South Norwood boasts excellent schools including Harris Academy South Norwood, rated Outstanding by Ofsted, St. Chad’s Catholic Primary School, and Heavers Farm Primary School​.
  • Overall in Croydon: The borough has 144 schools, including 86 state primary schools, 25 state secondary schools, and 21 independent schools​​.


  • Public Transport: While the underground doesn’t cover Croydon, the area is served by several rail options including East Croydon, West Croydon, and Norwood Junction stations. It also features the Tramlink tram system and numerous bus routes​
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  • In South Norwood: Regular train services are available from South Norwood Station and Norwood Junction Station, along with several bus routes​​.

Community and Future Development

  • South Norwood has a close-knit community with various events and activities, like the South Norwood Community Festival. The area is undergoing significant regeneration, with plans to transform the town centre, including new housing and public spaces​​.

This comprehensive guide should provide a clear picture of what it’s like to live in South Norwood, from housing options to local amenities and transport links.


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.

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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.


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.


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