Cadogan Tate’s removals teams have been moving the residents of Knightsbridge for over 40 years. We understand the precious nature of our customers’ possessions, that’s why we handle everything with care. With our experience of moving in the Knightsbridge area our teams have all the expertise and contacts to organise every detail of your move for you.
Our comprehensive knowledge of the Knightsbridge area means that we can plan your move with meticulous detail, including obtaining all the relevant permissions for loading and unloading on your road. Our teams are working in the area year-round, it is likely you’ll have seen our distinctive vehicles at work.
We are well known for our secure storage services and offer both long and short-term storage for your valuable collections in our secure West London facility.
The first step in planning your move is to arrange a time for one of our experienced surveyors to visit you, understand the items that need moving and advise you on the most appropriate method of packing, storing and transporting them to your new home. With our heritage in the handling of fine art, our removals Knightsbridge teams are expertly trained to handle your home contents, and our support teams are on hand to make sure that your move is dealt with as quickly and safely as possible.
Packing & Unpacking
Our teams are expertly trained in the packing and transporting of delicate, valuable and high-tech items. Every day they are moving the collections and precious possessions of our valued customers, we train them to pack, move and unpack your possessions with the greatest of care and attention to every detail. For particularly delicate and precious pieces, we can also provide bespoke wood casing.
Every move is unique, which is why we draw up a detailed bespoke move plan for you to agree all the details in advance. This helps us to ensure your move is completely stress-free and allows you to focus on your new home. All of our team who will attend to your move have been through our industry-leading training at our West London facility, which ensures they have the skills and experience to make sure your move including packing and unpacking is handled with the greatest of care.
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 storage facility in close proximity to Notting Hill, 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.
Knightsbridge area information
Conveniently located on the south side of Hyde Park, Knightsbridge has an international reputation as one of Central London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods.
For a compact neighbourhood, it has a wealth of cultural and architectural landmarks. These include the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Serpentine Galleries and the Royal Albert Hall.
The beautiful open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are on the doorstep, providing a green sanctuary from busy city life.
Alongside its cultural reputation, Knightsbridge also boasts world class shopping and restaurants. Harrods, Harvey Nichols, a wealth of designer brand flagship stores and Michelin star restaurants can all be found on Sloane Street and Brompton Road.
There is a good diversity of residential properties, from classic Georgian and Victorian townhouses, the finest garden squares and crescents in London to modern apartments in recently built developments.
We are pleased to announce that Cadogan Tate has been selected as a preferred supplier by the Luxury Property Agents @HarrodsEstates, specialists in prime residential properties in Central London. We are proud to be working together for the benefit of our customers. You can view the latest edition here.
Popular residential areas in Knightsbridge
Hans Town – SW3 1, SW1X 0
Much of the Hans Town area is within the Cadogan Estate. It is named after Sir Hans Sloane and is conveniently located immediately south of Harrods.
Character: Large red brick gabled mansion houses comprising of well-proportioned apartments.
Resident profile: International residents attracted by the proximity to embassies and Harrods
Best addresses: Hans Place, Walton Place, Pont Street Mews
Flat prices: £1.5M-£20M
House prices: £5M-£30M
The Gardens SW7 1
A stunning area of white stucco fronted houses around garden squares and attractive streets of mews cottages, located between the Victoria & Albert Museum and Hyde Park.
Character: Elegant roads of white stucco-fronted houses, garden squares and mews cottages.
Resident profile: International residents, popular with Russians with the Russian Orthodox Cathedral in the neighbourhood
Best addresses: Princes Gate, Ennismore Gardens, Ennismore Mews
Flat prices: £1.5M-£7M
House prices: £5M-£30M
Queen’s Gate SW7 2
Much of this area is occupied by the museums, Imperial College and the Royal Albert Hall. There are a few mews properties and Victorian mansion blocks as well as some more modern apartment developments. The area is covered under the Queen’s Gate conservation area and borders South Kensington.
Character: A mix of properties around the museums and Imperial College. This area is always busy with tourists and while much of the architecture is traditional, it is a very international neighbourhood.
Resident profile: International pied a terres and family homes
Best addresses: Queen’s Gate Gardens, Queen’s Gate Mews
Flat prices: £1M-£15M
House prices: £2M-£20M
Hyde Park Corner SW1X 7
This area is a mix of large hotels and exclusive developments of large apartments, including One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge Apartments and 10 Lancelot Place
Character: Exclusive apartment developments and luxury hotels, offering a range of services and very close proximity to Hyde Park and Harrods.
Resident profile: Highly wealthy international buyers
Best addresses: One Hyde Park, Knightsbridge Apartments and 10 Lancelot Place
Flat prices: 3M-75M
Knightsbridge shopping districts
The shopping highlights of Knightsbridge are the world-famous department stores Harrods on Brompton Street and Harvey Nichols on Knightsbridge.
Sloane Street that runs from Knightsbridge Underground Station to Sloane Square in Chelsea is home to many leading fashion brands’ London flagship stores.
The shopping on Chelsea’s Kings Road is also just around the corner.
Schools in Knightsbridge
Within the Knightsbridge neighbourhood there is a good selection of both co-educational and single sex junior and preparatory schools for younger children. For senior year education, there are two girls schools and the French Lycée. If the local options are limited for your needs, there are also a number of other options within a short travel time from Knightsbridge.
Falkner House Girls’ School – Nursery and Girls Preparatory School
19 Brechin Place
020 7373 4501
Falkner House Boys’ School – Co-educational Nursery and Boys Preparatory School
20 Penywern Road
020 7373 2340
Francis Holland – Junior to Sixth Form Girls School
39 Graham Terrace
020 7730 2971
Glendower Preparatory School – Girls Preparatory School
86-87 Queen’s Gate
020 7370 1927
Hill House International Junior School – Co-educational Junior School
17 Hans Place
020 7584 1331
Knightsbridge School – Co-educational Preparatory School
67 Pont Street
020 7590 9000
Lycée Français – Co-educational French Senior School, with a British Section
Charles de Gaulle 35
020 7584 6322
More House School – Catholic Girls Senior School
22-24 Pont Street
020 7235 2855
St Joseph RC Primary School – Co-educational Catholic Primary School
020 7589 2438
St Nicholas Preparatory School – Co-educational Nursery and Preparatory School
23 Princes Gate SW7 1PT
020 7225 1277
Sussex House – Boys Preparatory School
68 Cadogan Square
020 7584 1741
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Knightsbridge restaurants and hotels
With some of the leading hotels and shopping destinations in the world, Knightsbridge’s restaurants and bar scene is equally world class.
You’ll find various Michelin starred options from the UK’s and the world’s leading chefs, including Heston Blumenthal’s Dinner, Daniel Boulud’s Bar Boulud, Marcus Waring’s Marcus and Gordon Ramsay’s Petrus.
Whichever flavour of the world you fancy, you’re likely to find a good if not great option available in Knightsbridge.
Top attractions in Knightsbridge
The V&A Museum is the world’s leading museum of art and design. With free entry to its permanent exhibitions, the museum is a favourite with tourists and residents alike. It has a regularly changing schedule of exhibitions and events, making it a great museum to visit year-round.
Famous for its collection of dinosaur skeletons, the Natural History Museum is a treasure trove of animal life, from prehistoric to the here and now. Its collection is world renowned, making it a favourite for both adults and children.
For high end shopping Harrods is the department store of choice. Its building and green shopping bags are famous around the world. For luxury shopping all under one roof, from high fashion clothing, to children’s toys and the finest food – Harrods has it all.
Since its opening by Queen Victoria in 1871 the Royal Albert Hall has been a British institution. It is one of London’s leading concert venues, and each year hosts more than 390 shows in the main auditorium. From classical performances, the Proms and rock and pop concerts – if you like music and culture, you have one of the world’s leading venues on your doorstep.
Next to the Natural History Museum is the science museum. It is a wonderful world of science, full of interactive displays that will amaze children and adults. With free entry it is a museum you’re likely to visit time and time again.
The home of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, Cadogan Hall is a must visit venue for lovers of classical music.
When you need to escape the busy city streets, Hyde Park the largest Royal Park in London is on your doorstep. The park is divided by the Serpentine and Long Water and is connected to Green Park, St James’ Park and Kensington Gardens, making a huge green space to explore in central London.
Knightsbridge Removals and Storage
Cadogan Tate’s removals Knightsbridge teams can often be seen at work in Knightsbridge. They have an intimate knowledge of the area and a great working relationship with The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. This experience means that we can make all the necessary arrangements for your move, including special access if required.
To make your move in Knightsbridge simple and stress free, please get in touch with us today and find out how we can help you.
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