Moving to Belgravia - resident’s guide to suppliers

11th January 2021
Moving to Belgravia - resident’s guide to suppliers

If you’re planning on moving to Belgravia, there are a lot of considerations when it comes to getting your new home ready. From removals to premium cleaning services, and interior design to setting up the perfect home entertainment system, it’s worth researching trustworthy suppliers to accommodate your needs.

In this article, we explore some of the best suppliers for residents and potential residents of the Belgravia area of London’s West End.

Estate agents serving Belgravia

Before you even start planning a move, the first step is finding the perfect home. There are a number of good estate agents who have offices in and around Belgravia. It’s a good choice to use a local agent, as they have a better understanding of the area and may have advance knowledge of potential properties before they come to market.

Sotheby’s International Realty understands the market in Belgravia and has vast experience dealing with exclusive properties in London. Knight Frank has a dedicated office to cover Belgravia and Westminster, on hand to help you source the most desirable properties in SW1. Similarly, John D Wood & Co, based in Elizabeth Street in Belgravia, also has a good understanding of the residential area.

House and furniture cleaning

Before you move into your new property, you may wish to have a deep clean before moving your possessions in. Or you may be looking for an ongoing cleaning service for your new property. There are a number of trusted and vetted cleaning services in and around Belgravia, used by the current residents.

First Maid Premium Cleaning Services is based in SW1, offering a range of high-quality cleaning services across London. This includes general domestic cleaning on a regular basis, with highly trained, professional staff. They can also offer an ‘after building works’ cleaning service, if you’re having any structural changes made before moving in.

Cleaning Gurus also offers domestic cleaning services in Belgravia, offering fully insured, professional cleaners to meet your requirements. With 20 years’ experience, the company has a full range of services with an eco-friendly approach.

If your furniture needs a clean after the move, it’s best to use a cleaning service that specialises in this area. Prolux Cleaning in Belgravia, for example, is an expert upholstery cleaning service that pays attention to detail to ensure they use the right fabric restoration products to suit each item.

Interior design

Before moving into your new home, you may wish to engage the services of an interior design studio to help give your residence the look you want. There are a number of quality interior designers based in London who serve the Belgravia area.

One of these is Helen Green Design Studio, which specialises in residential projects in super-prime London locations. As one of Britain’s most respected luxury interior design practices, the studio’s services are in high demand for a classic, elegant finish.

Joanna Wood International Design Practice is another highly sought-after interior design studio. The design team is based in Belgravia, so they understand the area and its residents. The team can create opulent yet comfortable interiors, accentuating period and modern features alike.

If you are looking to restore any period features in your home, then Belgravia Restorations can help you realise this dream. The building and restorations specialists have been operating in the area since 1991 and have a wealth of experience in the local properties.

Home security

Upon moving into your new home, you may wish to update or install a security system. It’s also wise to change the locks and get a fresh set of keys cut.

For an expert locksmith, consider The London Locksmiths, who offer 24-hour locksmith and security services in Belgravia. They can fit any type of lock or door, as well as upgrade existing window and door locks to meet your insurance requirements. They also offer security control options and deterrents and can discuss your individual needs and give advice.

If you need an emergency locksmith, another option is Belgravia Locksmith, which offers a 24/7 service, including Christmas and bank holidays. As well as changing locks when you first move in, it’s worth keeping the number in your phone for any future emergencies or repairs.

Smart home and entertainment systems

Are you looking to install the best media and audio entertainment systems in your new home? It’s a good idea to use someone who knows the Belgravia area, as they will understand the properties and how to get the best out of them.

For example, Belgravia Home Technology is a specialist in all home tech. This includes smart home automation systems, such as blinds, heating systems, CCTV and door entry systems. They also cover media rooms, including custom-designed dedicated theatres and multi-room audio systems.

NV Integration also covers smart home systems, AV installations, lighting control, home cinema setups, home networks and building control. It works with a range of partners to ensure you have the most up-to-date technology. With a showroom based in Belgravia, you can pop by to discover which modern design solutions are best for your new home.

Removals and storage

When it comes to moving into your new home, you will want to use a trusted Belgravia removals service. Cadogan Tate knows the area well and can arrange all aspects of your move. Our services include professional packing and unpacking, with exceptional care and discretion. We understand the complexities of moving into a period home, and our teams are highly trained.

We also have secure high-tech storage facilities in west and south west London, which you can sue for short-term storage of your belongings. You can also use our long-term storage options for collections and antiques, knowing they are well protected and secure.

Find out more about how Cadogan Tate can assist you in your move to Belgravia, and enquire about our London removals, packing, moving and storage services.

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