St John’s Wood Removals & Storage

If you’re making a residential move into or out of St John’s Wood, why not engage the services of London’s best home removals company to take on the burden for you? Cadogan Tate has been moving residents of St John’s Wood and surrounding areas for over 40 years, trusted by London’s premier families and businesses.

You may have already spotted our distinctive claret and cream vans in your local area, and seen our expertly trained teams working hard to move precious and valuable belongings safely to their new homes.

Our knowledge of St John’s Wood is exceptional, and we have developed a good relationship with the relevant city councils to obtain the licences and permissions required for your move. Whether you need parking permits or even full road closures to remove your belongings, trust Cadogan Tate to deliver.

Contact us today to get a bespoke quote, tailored to your individual needs. If you choose to go ahead with our services, your own personal move manager will ensure everything goes smoothly from start to finish. One less thing for you to worry about.

Packing & Unpacking

Moving your belongings to a new home can be complex and time-consuming. Large items can throw up logistical problems when it comes to removing them from their current setting and safely transporting them. Valuable and delicate items need the very best protection to ensure they reach their new home with the utmost care.

Whatever you’re moving, it’s worth investing in the services of a professional removals company. For 40 years, Cadogan Tate has been perfecting its removals techniques to ensure that no matter what you need moving, we have the experience, knowledge and practical solutions required.

Our team members undergo the best training in the industry to pack, move and unpack your belongings, with a range of options and packages to suit your budget and needs.

Storage & Viewing

There may come a time when you need to retain some of your belongings into storage. For example, if you are renovating a new home and wish to protect some of your more valuable assets, or if you are working away for a period of time. Cadogan Tate has storage facilities based in West and South West London, not too far from St John’s Wood.

These state-of-the-art facilities offer you the highest levels of security and protection. Services include containerised storage, secure private rooms, racked commercial and archive storage. We also offer international storage facilities in Paris, the Côte d’Azur, New York, Los Angeles and Miami.

Enquire Now or call us on +44 (0) 20 8108 7145


Popular Residential Areas in St John’s Wood

Abbey Road (NW8 0)

The north-west section of St John’s Wood is cut through the middle by the iconic Abbey Road. The roads leading off this central vein are increasingly popular, close to amenities and local transport links.


Character: A real mix of styles, from mews cottages to large family townhouses. At the top end of the scale, large detached villas and Grade-II listed Victorian homes dominate the tree-lined streets.


Resident profile: Professionals and young families


Best addresses: Hamilton Terrace, Marlborough Place, Carlton Hill, Clifton Hill


Flat prices: £0.5M-£2.7M


House prices: £1.2M-£9.5M


Avenue Road (NW8 6)

One of the most desirable areas in St John’s Wood, NW8 6 is the postcode that everyone wants to buy in. Properties are snapped up quickly, which is no surprise given the neighbourhood is sandwiched between Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill.


Character: This area has some of the most exclusive ultra-modern apartment blocks, with private facilities and finished to exceptional standards. These sit alongside large detached period houses.


Resident profile: Ultra-high earning professionals


Best addresses: Avenue Road, Acacia Road, Queen’s Grove, Norfolk Road


Flat prices: £0.4M-£5.3M


House prices: £1.3M-£16M


Regent’s Park (NW8 7)

A tiny segment of St John’s Wood, this small slice is the area that directly borders Regent’s Park, and runs up to Primrose Hill to the east and Wellington Road to the west. Its proximity to wide open spaces make it very family friendly.


Character: The small streets compromise mainly of mews houses and townhouses, many of which are undergoing regeneration. There are, however, many exceptional luxury apartment blocks, purpose built to the highest specifications.


Resident profile: Families and young professionals


Best addresses: St Edmund’s Terrace, Park Road, Prince Albert Road


Flat prices: £0.5M-£9M


House prices: £0.8M-£3M


St John’s Wood Road (NW8 8)

From St John’s Wood Church Gardens, down to the Regent’s Canal, this neighbourhood includes the lower end of Hamilton Terrace and Abbey Road. The canal marks the border with Lisson Grove.


Character: Grade II-listed terraced houses give space for growing families around the Hamilton Terrace area. St John’s Wood Road itself is lined with striking apartment blocks with panoramic views and contemporary fittings.


Resident profile: Professionals and investors


Best addresses: St John’s Wood Road, Hamilton Terrace


Flat prices: £0.4M-£5M


House prices: £1.5M-£7M


Central St John’s Wood (NW8 9)

Right in the centre of the village, this neighbourhood is bordered by Wellington Road and Maida Vale. Many of the older properties are undergoing extensive regeneration when they come on the market, while projects like Hamilton Drive (a collection of newly constructed and highly in-demand Georgian townhouses within a gated community) are driving interest in the area.


Character: Country-style houses set within their own private grounds dominate the top end of the market here. The surroundings streets have striking Stucco-fronted period homes and Grade II-listed Victorian townhouses.


Resident profile: Long-term residents and families


Best addresses: Hamilton Terrace, Elm Tree Road, Hamilton Drive, Cavendish Avenue, Abbey Gardens, Alma Square


Flat prices: £0.3M-£4M


House prices: £0.7M-£12M


St John’s Wood shopping districts

There are some excellent independent shops and boutiques in St John’s Wood and the surrounding areas. St John’s Wood High Street is a mix of eateries, restaurants and bars, as well as traditional butchers and grocers. It also has designer stores, such as Square One for men’s and women’s clothing, and Larizia for shoes and bags. If you’re looking for something unique and handcrafted, Cecilia Colman Gallery specialises in hand-made modern glass and ceramics.


It’s also not too far to head to Marylebone High Street, home to the famous Daunt Books, an original Edwardian bookstore.


Schools in St John’s Wood (NW8)

St John’s Wood is a popular location for affluent families, with a good selection of independent and state schools.


The Good Schools Guide lists five independent schools in NW8, catering for various ages. Highly commended schools include Arnold House School for boys (5-13 years) and St John’s Wood Pre-Preparatory School for primary-aged children.


The guide also shows eight state schools in the area, including the OFSTED-rated Outstanding George Eliot Primary School.


Compare all independent and state school options in NW8 using the government’s ‘find and compare’ service, which has all the latest reports and assessments.


Leading estate agents in St John’s Wood

Behr & Butchoff


Chestertons Estate Agents



Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward

Knight Frank




Restaurants and Hotels

St John’s Wood is home to some excellent restaurants. The Ivy St John’s Wood serves exceptional food daily, from breakfast through to evening meals and classic cocktails. For a laid-back but still refined experience, Odette’s in nearby Primrose Hill is a popular local neighbourhood establishment. In summer, enjoy the alfresco garden area and seasonal offerings.


There is a wealth of hotels around the St John’s Wood area, particularly close to Regent’s Park and the twin tourist attractions of Abbey Road Studios and Lord’s Cricket Ground. The Dorset Square Hotel is a good option for those looking for something quite individual. The rooms and suites here feature one-off art pieces and furnishings, and the brasserie has specially commissioned wallpapers and hand-woven carpets. There are also a number of unique boutique hotels in the area, such as The Arch London, which was named one of the top 20 luxury hotels in the UK in 2017.


Things to do in St Johns Wood

ZSL London Zoo

A great choice for those with children, ZSL London Zoo based in the nearby Regent’s Park is a fun way to spend a weekend. There are different activities and experiences available throughout the year.

Regent’s Park

The large open green space of Regent’s Park is a haven for local residents. It is named after Prince Regent, who later became King George IV. Its elegant flowerbeds and tree-lined paths make for a wonderful weekend walk, while children can enjoy one of four playgrounds.

Abbey Road Studios

Abbey Road is synonymous with St John’s Wood. The famed studio has become a must-visit for Beatles’ fans, who stop to take photos on the iconic zebra crossing. It’s worth going once to soak up the musical heritage, but otherwise, it’s best to avoid the area and the inevitable congestion that comes from numerous tourist photographs in the middle of the road.

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Right in the heart of Regent’s Park, the Open Air Theatre has an eclectic mix of performance to suit all tastes and ages. Enjoy a luxury picnic hamper and drinks while watching some of the finest shows in the area.

Lord’s Cricket Ground

Right in the heart of St John’s Wood is the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground. Book tickets to watch a match and enjoy the thrill of the sport first-hand. Cricket fans may also wish to book a tour of the grounds and visit the museum.

Camden Arts Centre

For those with an interest in contemporary art, the Camden Arts Centre is a short trip into NW3. It offers an exciting balance of exhibitors, as well as educational experiences and social events.

Removals St John’s Wood & Storage St John’s Wood

Cadogan Tate has been working in St John’s Wood and the surrounding areas for over four decades. In that time, we have built up an excellent relationship with Westminster City Council and Camden City Council, which enables us to arrange any special permits we require for your move. Our vans can often be seen helping residents and businesses in St John’s Wood move valuable assets safely.

If you are planning a move to or out of St John’s Wood, get in touch with our London Removals team for a bespoke quote tailored to your needs.

Enquire now or call us on +44 (0) 20 8108 7145

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