Removals and Moving to the UK

Removals to the UK has never been easier.

We are a specialist removals company offering fully insured removals services between Ireland and the UK, we have a weekly service to and from the UK serving Manchester, Liverpool and London and all other major cities and towns.

Being based in Galway allows us to effectively serve the whole of the Ireland, providing a cost effective and reliable solution to your needs.

Galway based Removal Company specialising in removals to the UK with door to door removals to and from Ireland, moving and storage at very attractive prices.

We offer free storage up to two weeks for all our customers either before or after collection(handling charge might apply for loading/unloading from our storage), also we sell boxes and packing materials and offering long term storage in Galway at very competitive prices.

START YOUR LIFE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

The United Kingdom (the UK) is a modern and prosperous sovereign state located in Europe. It is made up of four countries – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. It has an extensive coastline that includes the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Irish Sea.

The United Kingdom has the 6th largest economy in the world. It is a monarchy ruled by Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen and the royal family are an integral part of the culture and lifestyle of the state. The culture of the United Kingdom is diversified by the individuality of its four countries, each of which has their own traditions, history and customs.

To your left you will see a range of headlines including a guide to jobswhat visa you will need, an outline of wages and taxes and a relocation guide, including useful information on relocation services such as bank accounts.

Reasons to Choose the United Kingdom

Fall in Love with The Royal Family

The Royal Family are an integral part of the UK and they hold an important place in the hearts of all UK citizens. Queen Elizabeth II is the Head of State. She performs important ceremonial and formal roles. Her son, Prince Charles, is the next heir to the throne. Buckingham Palace, located in central London, is the administrative headquarters of the monarch. The state rooms in the palace are open to the public and it is a top tourist attraction for people visiting London. It is also the host of many banquets, receptions and Royal Garden Parties.

Education

The education system in the UK is of a very high standard. In 2012 it was ranked the 6th best in the developed world. Third-level education is particularly comprehensive, with some of the best universities in the world (such as Cambridge and Oxford University) found in the UK. In total, the UK has 18 universities which are ranked in the world’s top 100, which is a significant amount in comparison with other European countries

Media

Media is a strong industry in the UK; therefore it is a popular place for international job seekers looking for a career in media. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is based in London and is one of the world’s most influential media organisations. London is the UK focal point for the media sector, with many national newspapers, television and radio stations based in the city. London is also the centre of the British film industry. The British film industry is extremely successful and rivals that of the American film industry. Many famous actors and actresses are from the UK and it is also home to some of the world’s most successful films including the Harry Potter and James Bond series

Facts and Figures

Population 62,230,000
Area 243,610 km2
Capital London (England), Belfast (Northern Ireland), Edinburgh (Scotland) and Cardiff (Wales)
Largest City London
Currency Great British Pound (GBP) – also called Pound Sterling
Main Language English
Additional Languages Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic
Points of Interest Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness, Mourne Mountains
Location North-West Europe, bordering the Atlantic Ocean, North Sea, English Channel and Irish Sea
Countries England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Climate Temperate climate

Average Annual Temp per country

England 10 °C
Northern Ireland 9 °C
Scotland 7 °C
Wales 9 °C

Average Property Price

England £242,415
Northern Ireland £130,864
Scotland £153,102
Wales £150,315

General Facts

No. of cities in the Top 50 Quality of Life Survey 1 (London – 38th)
No. of universities in the world’s top 100 18
Highest ranked university 3rd

Country Profiles

England

The most populous country in the United Kingdom, England is very attractive to both tourists and people looking for a new adventure. London, its capital city, is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, and is one of the top destinations in the world. It terms of industry, England is a leader in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. It is the birthplace of the English language which is the most widely used language in the world. Within its capital city, the Greater London Area is the largest urban area in the UK. Many prominent historical figures come from England, such as Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin. It also prides itself on being the birthplace of many sports such as football, cricket and tennis.

Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is part of the island of Ireland. It is the only country of the United Kingdom that shares it borders with another country. It is made up of 6 counties – Antrim, Armagh, Down, Fermanagh, Derry and Tyrone. Northern Ireland is home to stunning landscapes such as the Giant’s Causeway and the Mourne Mountains, as well as tourist attractions such as historical castles and the Botanic Gardens. Northern Ireland is also the birthplace of many famous writers and poets such as Seamus Heaney and CS Lewis.

Scotland

Scotland is a picturesque country, known for its friendly and welcoming natives. It has a rich culture and is internationally known for its traditional music. Some of the more internationally famous musical instruments that are native to Scotland include the Great Highland Bagpipe, the accordion and the fiddle. Scotland is also famed for being the birthplace of the kilt, which originated in the 16th Century as the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish highlands. When living in Scotland you will be able to immerse yourself in all aspects of its rich culture. For those looking to work in Scotland, its main industries include the life sciences, electronic technologies, energy and financial services.

Wales

Wales is a very mountainous country with some stunning landscapes, particularly along its extensive coastline. It is also home to three national parks. Wales has its own distinctive culture, including its own language, customs and music. It is a bilingual country, with many of its residents speaking the native language of Welsh. Wales is sometimes known as the ‘land of the song’, and is renowned for its harpists, male choirs and solo artists. Some of its key industries include manufacturing, financial services and the energy and environment sectors.

 

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Source:

https://www.workingabroad.net/country-profiles/united-kingdom/

 

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