Removals & Storage Notting Hill
At Cadogan Tate we know that the contents of your home are precious to you. When you are relocating to, from or within the Notting Hill area, you want to ensure that your possessions are carefully and safely moved from home to home. With so much to organise moving can be a stressful time. That’s why it’s worth engaging the services of a local house removals company in Notting Hill with the expertise and contacts to organise all the fine details for you.
Cadogan Tate has been operating in Notting Hill for over 4 decades. With this intimate knowledge of the area we will plan your house move with precision, including obtaining all the relevant permissions for loading and unloading on your road. Notting Hill residents regularly trust us with their removals & storage, so the chances are that you have seen one of our distinctive vans in the neighbourhood recently.
We can also offer both long and short-term storage in Notting Hill for your valuable collections in our secure West London facility. One of our experienced surveyors will visit you to talk through the items that need moving and advise you on the most appropriate method of packing, storing and transporting them to your new home. With a heritage in the transportation of fine art, our removals & storage teams are expertly trained to handle your home contents, and they are on hand to make sure that your move is dealt with as quickly and safely as possible.
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Packing & Unpacking
Moving the modern home means transporting delicate, valuable and high-tech items, which requires expert knowledge and experience. Whether you have a cherished collection of vintage wines, the latest high-end entertainment system, or a prized piece of furniture, our house removals team in Notting Hill are trained to pack, move and unpack your items with care and attention to every detail. Where necessary they can also provide bespoke wood casing for individual high value items.
No two moves are the same, so we draw up a detailed and bespoke move plan for you and agree all details in advance. The result is a stress-free and seamless move meaning that you don’t have to worry about anything and can focus on your new home. All members of our team attend industry-leading training sessions at our West London facility, and have the relevant skills and experience to ensure you a smooth house move from start to finish.
Storage & Viewing
If you need to put some of your belongings in storage, whether temporarily or on a more long-term basis, our storage facilities are available for you. We have a secure, high-end Notting Hill storage facility, with flexible viewing areas to access your belongings whenever you need. We also have international storage facilities in Paris, the Côte d’Azur, New York, Los Angeles and Miami.
Our South West London storage facility is approved by leading international insurance companies, as well as meeting the requirements of the UK Government Indemnity Scheme and the Arts Council’s National Museum Security Adviser. You can be sure that your consignment will be stored in a safe environment that is covered by state-of-the-art monitoring, fire detection systems and intruder alarms.
Notting Hill area information
Notting Hill is one of the best-known neighbourhoods in London, thanks to its appearance in the popular Notting Hill film in 1999. Over the last 50 years, it has transformed into a super-prime location, with large attractive family homes and pretty garden squares. Its winding streets are filled with edgy boutiques, quirky stores, wine bars, delis and other hidden gems.
The world-renowned markets attract many tourists to the area, especially on a Saturday when the streets are buzzing with the bustle of shoppers. The famed Notting Hill Carnival, the largest street festival in Europe, is a celebration with a strong Caribbean flavour held each August, it is renowned for its colourful floats and tempting street food.
Notting Hill retains a strong community atmosphere, a small village within a big city, which is why it’s so attractive to families. It’s a fashionable district with a mixture of Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian buildings lining the well-maintained and attractive streets. It’s not hard to see why it’s such a popular residential area in London.
Popular residential areas in Notting Hill
Ladbroke Grove W11 1 / W11 2
The Ladbroke Grove area of Notting Hill is a small attractive cluster of streets to the west of Portobello Road, close to the famous Portobello Market and the Museum of Brands, Packaging & Advertising. This area, with its communal garden squares, is among the most desirable in Notting Hill.
Character: Large stucco terrace houses and attractive private garden squares. Some are still large family houses, but many of the biggest properties have been converted into flats, while retaining their distinct character.
Resident profile: Families and long-term residents
Best addresses: Kensington Park Road, Kensington Park Gardens, Lansdowne Road, Clarendon Road, Elgin Crescent, Blenheim Crescent, Stanley Crescent
Flat prices: 0.5M-6M
House prices: 1.2M-12M
Notting Hill Gate W11 3
Historically, this area had a turnpike toll gate, which is how Notting Hill Gate gets its name. It is close to Kensington Palace and Kensington Gardens, and some of the very best schools in London, including Wetherby and Pembridge Hall.
Character: Long, elegant roads of detached stucco-fronted houses near to Pembridge Square Garden, as well as terraced homes overlooking the stunning Grade II listed Ladbroke Square.
Resident profile: Professional City workers and their families
Best addresses: Ladbroke Square, Kensington Park Road, Pembridge Square
Flat prices: 0.4M-7M
House prices: 1.3M-17.5M
Westbourne Grove W11 1 / W11 2
A fashionable retail area, packed with shops, restaurants and bars, as well as attractive residential streets. This is a good location to be right at the centre of Notting Hill, closed to The Ledbury and other well-established businesses.
Character: A vibrant mix of Georgian, Edwardian and Victorian houses lining the streets, some around smaller garden squares. There are also some popular mews in this area, with distinctive character.
Resident profile: A mixture of professionals, families and international families
Best addresses: Colville Square, Powis Square, St Luke’s Mews
Flat prices: 0.4M-2.8M
House prices: 1.3M-18M
Holland Park W11 4
The northern part of Holland Park falls within the Notting Hill area and is a lovely mix of winding streets and green spaces. It encompasses the Norland Conservation Area, which includes St James’s Gardens, Addison Avenue, the Royal Crescent and surrounding streets.
Character: The Grade II listed curved streets of the Royal Crescent are attractive stucco-fronted four-floor houses with small balconies overlooking the gardens, while the Royal Crescent Mews behind is a part-cobbled cul-de-sac of smaller residential properties.
Resident profile: Residents and families who have lived in the area a long time
Best addresses: Royal Crescent, Royal Crescent Mews, St James’s Gardens, Norland Square
House prices: 2M-10M
Avondale Park W11 4
Avondale Park is thought to be Britain’s first floral lawn, but now it is a small park with a mix of formal gardens, sports facilities and lawns, as well as a play area for children. The surrounding area is close to key amenities and local state schools.
Character: The pretty terraced cottages around Avondale Park Gardens feel a world away from city living. The rest of the area is a mix of apartment blocks, terraced houses and business premises.
Resident profile: Younger families, international residents
Best addresses: Avondale Park Gardens, Portland Road
Flat prices: 0.4M-1M
House prices: 1.3M-4M
North Kensington W10
While Notting Hill’s most desirable area is W11, the heart of Notting Hill is often considered to be North Kensington, W10. The area has featured heavily in media coverage in recent decades due to the1958 race riots, its status as the birth place of the Notting Hill Carnival and the extent to which it’s urban village settings were filmed as the backdrop to the 1999 film Notting Hill.
Character: The area is still undergoing redevelopment, but there are some prime residential roads in this area. The traditional terraced houses the area is known for mingle with more modern buildings. Most large houses have been converted to flats.
Resident profile: Investors, families and professionals
Best addresses: Bassett Road, Oxford Gardens, Cambridge Gardens, Lancaster Road
Flat prices: 0.3M-2.5M
House prices: 1.2M-7.5M
Notting Hill’s shopping districts
The shops in Notting Hill range from high-end designer showrooms, to quirky boutiques, perfect for one-off finds. There are also excellent antiques shops, bookshops and bespoke jewellers.
The best areas to shop are:
- Westbourne Grove
- Ledbury Road
- Notting Hill Gate
- Portobello Road Market
- Golborne Road
It’s also only a short distance to get to the Westfield London shopping centre.
Schools in Notting Hill (W10 and W11 Postcodes)
Notting Hill is well located for both independent and state schools.
Wetherby, the famous pre-prep boys’ school attended by both Prince Willian and Prince Harry, is in Pembridge Square. In the same group of schools is Pembridge Hall for girls and Chepstow House, a co-educational establishment. Alongside this is an excellent choice of other private pre-prep and preparatory schools.
The state schools in the area are also well-regarded, with many Ofsted-rated Outstanding primary and secondary schools. There are also three bilingual schools to cater for the growing international community in Notting Hill.
SchoolGuide.co.uk ranks both primary and secondary schools in Notting Hill by its own rating, which is a useful resource for both state and independent options. You can use Find My School to check out the Ofsted ratings for each school choice.
Leading estate agents in Notting Hill
- Chestertons Estate Agents
- Domus Nova
- Douglas and Gordon
- John D Wood & Co
- Knight Frank
- Marsh & Parsons
- Strutt & Parker
Notting Hill restaurants and hotels
Notting Hill is home to many great restaurants and cafes. The two Michelin star restaurant The Ledbury is found here, one of the top 50 restaurants in the world in 2017, serving exquisite French cuisine. Another great option for fine-dining is Marianne, tucked away on Chepstow Road for an intimate experience.
For those following a plant-based diet, Farmacy is well-known across London as being the place to go for incredible vegan and vegetarian food. And if it’s the traditional pub experience you are after, then The Mall Tavern, W8, offers one of the best Sunday roasts in Notting Hill, as well as private dining experiences.
Notting Hill is a popular tourist attraction, so there are plenty of hotels in the area, though many are aimed at travellers on a budget. There are a few standout accommodations, including The Laslett, a luxury hotel encompassing five converted Victorian terrace houses.
Top attractions in Notting Hill
This popular market includes the largest antiques market in the world, with over 1,000 dealers. The antiques section is located near the Notting Hill tube station and is perfect for finding a unique piece to add to your collection. Other sections of the market include fruit and veg, new and vintage clothing, and street food stalls. Saturday is the main trading day, but arrive early before the crowds get too big.
Golborne Road, W10, is enjoyed by locals for its quirky shops and international flavour. There is a market that operates at the same times as the main Portobello Road Market. Fridays can be a good day to visit before the rush of the Saturday tourists. It’s equally pleasing to visit on a weekday and take in the unique blend of stores and eateries. The antiques dealers here are well established and have been trading in the street for decades, making it a good place to source unusual items.
Right at the heart of Notting Hill is Westbourne Grove. This is a great place to visit for designer fashion and jewellery, bespoke interior design pieces and artworks. It also has a wonderful choice of places to eat, from high-end restaurants to chic cafes.
Notting Hill is home to a labyrinth of mews, winding away in every direction. It’s a joy to wander the streets taking in the colourful and well-dressed houses, as well as hidden gems in the form of showrooms, businesses and galleries. The striking façade of the Temperley London boutique can be found on Colville Mews.
Notting Hill is home to an eclectic mix of bookshops to account for all tastes and interests. From rare first editions to the latest page turners, you will find whatever you are looking for in this area. The Notting Hill Bookshop is a world-famous independent shop that featured in the film Notting Hill, and Lutyens & Rubinstein is stacked with examples of excellent writing across all genres.
The Distillery on Portobello Road is a four-floor building that houses a working distillery, home to Portobello Road Gin. There are also two bars, a private dining room, guest lodgings on the top floor and a gin-blending experience, The Ginstitute. It’s the perfect place for gin lovers to learn about the history of the spirit, learn to create your own blend, or relax in the cosy surroundings after a long week.
Over 12,000 original items of advertising paraphernalia can be found in this popular attraction. Founded in 1984 by Robert Opie, this museum is a London favourite. Take in packaging and posters from as far back as the 1890s, and reminisce over designs from your childhood.
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Removals Notting Hill and Storage Notting Hill
Cadogan Tate’s removals & storage teams can often be seen working around Notting Hill and Ladbroke Grove. They have an exceptional knowledge of the area and a great working relationship with the Kensington & Chelsea Council. Which means that we can make all the necessary arrangements for your move & storage in Notting Hill with ease.
To make your house removals & storage in Notting Hill as simple as possible, please get in touch with us today and find out how we can help you.