Looking for a removal company in Kent? With an average moving cost of £3,428, we've helped over 3,700 people move home and save money in the area in the last year. We can connect you with up to 6 verified removal companies, taking the stress out of your home move.
Known as the Garden of England, we have several high-quality removal companies covering Kent. Every removal company must agree to our code of practice and each one is put through our strict verification process. Our new business team diligently checks third-party reviews and company documentation to ensure every company has both Goods in Transit and Public Liability insurance.
If you're moving within or from Kent, compare home removal companies with us to save up to 70% on your moving costs.
Doree Bonner (Canterbury)
Marshwood Close, Canterbury, CT1 1DX
Part of the Doree Bonner Group, Doree Bonner Canterbury are partnered with Compare My Move offering competitive prices on home removals and storage.
"Tip top best describes matters it was a three day job from kent to Cornwall, all went well from assessments through to Ops booking and managing, and the real graft by the guys doing the job"
Unit 2 Links Industrial Estate, Popham Close, Feltham, TW13 6JE
Legend Removals is a specialist home removal company based in West London, providing comprehensive moving and storage services for movers across the capital and the UK.
Unit 8c, Pooley Hall Farm, Pooley Lane, Polesworth, B78 1JA
Mercia Movers is a removal company based in Tamworth, using decades of removal industry experience to offer professional storage and house removals across the West Midlands and the UK.
"It was all good. The only thing which was surprising was to see the movers turn up with no masks on in this particular time. Unless they are expected to do so due to the nature of their work."
T Bourne & Son Ltd, Rye Harbour Road, Rye, TN31 7TE
We are a family run home removal company first established in 1875 with branches across many locations across the South East of the UK.
"excellent. very organized, on time, fantastic movers who were kind patient, efficient and very collaborative. on time and moved quickly. i will never move without Bournes again."
Get Removal and Business Ltd
Unit 2, Horizon Park Innovation Close, Poole, BH12 4QT
With offices in Ireland and Northern Ireland, we are Get Removal. We can offer a trusted and reliable home removal service along with a professional packing service to help make your move stress-free.
"Fantastic people ! Another company did not show up on collection !!!. This guys organise all within 3 hours ! Finally I save over A? 320 !!! Really excellent customer service. !!! And received really nice sweet gift :) THANKS !!!!"
Family Movers Limited
93 Norwich Road, Dereham, NR20 3AL
With over 30 years’ experience in the home removal industry, Family Movers Limited offer a professional and high-quality removal service.
We Care Removals
29 Beresford Road, Dartford, DA11 9JU
ased in Stoke and with added presence in the Slough and Reading areas, operating all across the UK, We Care Removals take great pride and passion in any job we carry out.
Franklins Removals Ltd
Pyford Brook Cottage, Kings Bromley Road, Alrewas, DE13 7DD
Having been in the industry for around 30 years, Franklins Removals Ltd are a well-known, trusted removals company based in Walsall.
"By far the most competative quote given. Good communication from the office regarding cross-border paperwork requirements and all other aspects of the move. The team turned up exactly when they said they would. The guys were polite, courteous, took great care with our belongings and worked hard at both ends. I highly recommend using Franklin's."
Wheeler Logistics Ltd
4 Newman Road, Croydon, CR0 3JX
Established in 1986, Wheeler Logistics has years of experience in the removals industry, helping hundreds of movers reach their new homes every year.
"Good morning all, I just wanted to say thank you for your professionalism, our experience with you guys has been great and its highly appreciated. Great communication with regular updates, all items arrived when scheduled, and in mint condition, thank you so much guys. We would recommend your services to any friends that are thinking of moving back to Spain, thank you all. Have a great day Hector & Liza"
L&K Removals Ltd
130 Old Street, London, EC1V 9BD
L&K Removals Ltd are a professional family-run house removals company. We are based in Rochester, Kent and operate our first-class house removals service across Kent and London.
"Jason and Cosmo were amazing. From start to finish they did the move with a smile. And this was with the snow we had. Definitely recommend this company to my friends and family."
20 Ffordd Glas Y Dorlan, Llantwit Fardre, Pontypridd, CF38 2BZ
Advance Removals are a first-class family-run house removal company. We strive for customer satisfaction, so we go above and beyond to carry out a 5-star house move.
"They arrived on time, and were very effecient. Nothing was too much trouble, including disconnecting and reconnecting the washing machine. Would highly recommend them!"
Daniels Water Farm, Daniels Water, Ashford, TN26 1JY
JCL Transport are a first-class house removal company based in Ashford. We are proud to offer a professional and reliable international house removal service to help with the stress of moving house.
Fajr House, London, SE9 5LS
Dimitrovski Ltd is a reliable, trusted and professional removals company based in London. We take pride in our consistency of achieving 100% customer satisfaction with every job and aim to make your moving journey as stress-free and seamless as possible.
"I used Dimitrovski Ltd twice for good reason and would use them again in a blink.They were flexible, polite, respectful and communication was excellent.Not one broken item!Highly recommend. Thanks Dimi."
Solaris Relocations Ltd
Alternative Investment Management Association, 167 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2EA
Solaris Relocations Ltd are an international removals company based in London. We can transport you and your belongings internationally to locations such as the UAE, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
51 Carlisle Road, Dartford, DA1 1XJ
Removalss aims to send the best and most experienced movers to your door to help you efficiently complete your house move. We are a verified and reliable removals company operating across Southend-on-Sea and Tonbridge.
"Packing was competent and removals all on schedule for a fixed price."
GS Moving Ltd
Flat 20 Redding House, Redding House, London, SE18 5SR
GS Moving Ltd is a residential removal company covering the East Midlands and East of England
"Helpful and efficient. No problems with the move. Minor problem with communication."
26 Wykeham Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 3NW
GEG Transport have over 7 years of experience in the house removals industry and are proud to offer our expert house removal service across, Bath, Bristol, Bournemouth, Dorchester, Exeter, Gloucester, Plymouth, Swindon, Salisbury, Taunton, Tourquay and many more areas of the UK.
71-75 Shelton Street, London, WC2H 9JQ
Removal Selfstorage provide our expert house removal service across Canterbury, Rochester and Tunbridge Wells.
395 Kinson Road, Bournemouth, BH10 5HF
Based in Bournemouth, NRS Trans offer our expert house removal service across London, St Albans, Birmingham, Coventry, Nottingham, Bath, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Leicester, Luton, Milton Keynes, Peterborough, Gloucester and many more locations across the UK.
"We used NRS Trans for the move from Uk to France. The company was efficient and reliable. Raf was responding quickly to any questions providing useful information ( e.g. what type of goods can be moved across the border or regarding customs procedures). The driver was friendly and helpful. They provided transport, storage and customs clearance service. Good value for money."
International House, Wartling Road, Pevensey, BN24 5BW
ReloUK is a Sussex-based removal company that specialises in helping movers with their relocation across the globe. Since 2009, our experienced movers have helped thousands of families move to exciting new locations.
According to our unique data, the average cost of moving house in Kent is £3,428. This is based on a 3-bedroom property in the area. The cost of removal companies will depend largely on the size of the property, a distance of the move and sometimes the location of your property. It will also depend on which removal company you opt for. Remember that you can save up to 70% on your costs by comparing removal companies with us.
We’ve worked out that the lowest you can expect to pay for a removal company in the area is £2,800, with the highest amount reaching £4,056.
Happy Movers highlights satisfied customers who received great service from Compare My Move and our partners. With a new job on the horizon, Brian and his wife decided to move. They needed a Kent-based company to assist with the move, which is where Compare My Move came in.
The most popular time of year to move in Kent is during the month of May, with almost 15% of our users moving during this time. Between spring and summer, May offers lighter days, better weather and better moving conditions. This can be a huge bonus for those looking for a seamless house move!
The least popular time to move is perhaps unsurprisingly, during December, with less than 4% of our Kent users opting for this month to move. With darker days, the potential for bad weather and the pressure of the festive season, many home movers will avoid December as it can often cause unnecessary stress during the move.
According to our data, the most popular day to move house in Kent is overwhelmingly a Saturday, with over 23% of our users moving in the area on this day. This is closely followed by Friday, with just shy of 20% of our users moving on the gateway to the weekend. Moving on one of these days will mean ample time to unpack and settle, without impacting the working week.
In contrast, Sunday is the least popular day to move house in Kent, with just 7% of our users moving on the last day of the weekend. In addition to it having an impact on the following (and usually, working) Monday, many estate agents and solicitors offices will be closed on Sunday. If there is an issue during the move on a Sunday, many movers would have to wait until the following day for it to be resolved, causing delays.
Kent has plenty to offer both professionals and families looking to live in the South East of England, in addition to those in retirement and students studying at the University of Kent.
However, if you are looking to move out of the area, we’ve looked at the top 4 locations people in Kent move to, according to our unique moving data. The most popular of the four is Marlborough, with an average property price of £438,074. Winchester, Colchester and Basingstoke are also popular among Kent movers, with Colchester being the most reasonable with an average property price of £297,701.
Below we look at each of these areas, their average property prices and the average cost of renting, correct as of July 2021.
In close proximity to Swindon, Marlborough has an average property price of £438,074. It is the most popular place for people to move to from Kent according to our unique data. For those looking to rent, 2-bedroom houses cost £949 pcm according to Zoopla.
Winchester is another area popular with those moving from Kent. Here the average property price is over £200,000 more than that of Kent (which is an average of £406,550), with properties in Winchester selling for an average of £609,912 in the last year. For those looking to rent, the average for the area is currently £1,447 pcm.
Colchester in Essex is the most reasonable area on this list, with an average property price of £297,701. For those looking to rent in the area, there isn’t a huge difference in price between one-bedroom flats and two-bedroom houses, costing £721 and £876 per month respectively.
The largest town in the county of Hampshire, historic Basingstoke currently has an average property price of £342,904. According to Rightmove the area has seen a 9% increase in property prices on the previous year. If buying a home isn’t an option, there are also properties to rent, with an average of £950 pcm.
The current average price of a home in Kent is £406,550 according to Rightmove.Over the past year, prices in the area have increased by 10% and 13% up on 2018 prices. The most property sales in Kent were for terraced properties, selling for an average price of £339, 316.
We’ve looked at 4 areas across Kent to assist with your property hunt and included some important information about each area, including the average property price.
When it comes to your move, we can also help you find the perfect removal company. We work with verified and trusted removal companies who have carried out hundreds of moves to, from and within Kent.
Properties in Sandwich had an overall average price of £354,502 over the last year, an 8% increase on the previous year. The majority of these sales were for terraced homes, selling for an average of £302,261.
The area of Belvedere has an average property price of £317,048. Flats in the area cost £215,840 on average, however the most sales in the past year were for terraced properties, selling for an average of £328,033.
The most expensive on our list, Sevenoaks has an average property price of £678,813, with detached properties selling for an average of £1,146,844. Terraced properties sold for considerably less in the area, however, costing on average £426,533.
Famous for its white cliffs, Dover is the most reasonable location on our list, with an average property price of £241,687. This is a 13% increase on the previous year and 18% up on 2018. . Terraced properties accounted for the majority of sales over the last year, selling for an average of £182,984.
Renting is also an option for those in Kent, with a range of flats and houses on offer across the region. On average, the rental cost for Kent is £1,218 pcm, which can be higher or lower depending on what part of the area you live in.
A one-bedroom flat in Kent will cost on average £711 pcm according to Zoopla, whilst a 2-bedroom house, ideal for those looking for a property with more room, has an average monthly cost of £1,121 pcm. Below we’ve looked at four locations in Kent, including the overall average rental costs, the monthly cost of a one-bedroom flat and for two-bedroom houses.
A market town since the middle ages, Ashford has an average monthly rental cost of £1,406. One-bedroom flats are currently £776pcm according to property portal Zoopla. For those looking for a property with more room, 2 bedroom flats can be rented for an average of £1,278 pcm.
Canterbury is a cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage site, with properties available to both purchase and rent. On average, the monthly rental cost in the area is £1,251, with one-bedroom flats costing £580pcm and 2-bedroom houses averaging £1,030 pcm.
A historic town in Kent, 30 miles southeast of central London, the average cost of renting in Tunbridge Wells is £1,059 pcm. According to Zoopla, the cost of a 2-bedroom house is £1,269 pcm on average, with the average monthly rental cost of a one-bedroom flat coming in lower at £747.
The port town of Folkestone has an average monthly rental cost of £839, making it the cheapest place on our list. One-bedroom flats can be rented for an average of £623, with 2-bedroom houses available for an average of £949 pcm.