York

Autumn in York

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Picture this: the summer’s drawing to a close, and orange autumn leaves brighten the cobbled street. There’s a crisp light breeze and bright blue sky – under which sits a skyline of gothic architecture, medieval buildings and the grandeur of three, four, five storey Georgian mansions. Welcome to York in the Autumn – a time […]

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Choosing storage in York: How to choose wisely

Friday, March 30th, 2018

Today there are 42 million square feet of storage space in the UK (SSA). Little wonder why, really, when the average home packs in a staggering 300,000 items – resulting in the home tripling in size over the past 50 years. With so much under our roofs, it’s unsurprising that year in, year out, more […]

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Yorkshire in 2018: The Best Places to Live

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Yorkshire is a county with much to offer – a region steeped in history, of rolling rural countryside, fine dining and family-friendly days out (and if you need any more reasons to move to Yorkshire, you may want to read our guide: 4 reasons why Yorkshire is a must move). With so much to offer, […]

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Step into the Neighbourhood: Yorkshire’s ‘Golden Triangle’

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Recently we blogged about what it’s like to move to York – with museums a plenty, history around every corner and day trips, parks and high living galore. Yet for most there’s an elusive region out of financial reach – a glittering collection of Yorkshire towns and villages that are pulling in some of the […]

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4 reasons why Yorkshire is a must move

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Yorkshire continues to attract more than seven million tourists each and every year, and what these people see in this great county, so too do many home movers each year who make the migration to this wonderful region. Here we take a look at four of the most compelling reasons for making a move to […]

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Ten fascinating facts about living in York

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

York is a city steeped in history and culture, offering plenty of things to do for couples, families and students alike. However while you may know of this fine city’s architecture, culture and history, we’d hedge our bets that you probably didn’t know the following ten fascinating facts about living in York. Our Top Tidbits […]

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York – The ultimate culture vulture’s guide

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

We’re always blogging about York and what draws so many people to this shining star of a northern city, and this time round, it’s time to put the spotlight onto York’s many cultural attractions. Pyramid Gallery Amongst the tens of art galleries in York is the Pyramid Gallery, a place that showcases the very best […]

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Welcome to Uni Life in York – The Top Ten Hot Spots

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

For the next three or four years in York uni, you’re going to be calling the City of York, your home. Here are some of the places you should know about – whether seeking out somewhere to live, looking for a night out or in need of getting away from it all. Nights Out In […]

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Unique Challenges for The National House Move

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Soon to be starting an exciting new life half way across the country? Whilst a national re-location can present nerves and anticipation in equal measure, such a move is not to be underestimated. Make no mistake – you’re going to need a cast iron constitution for stress as well as meticulous planning skills. Here are […]

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The Big Move to University of York – Essential Tips

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Your results are in and you’ve been unconditionally accepted. It’s official – you’re off to the University of York – a university that holds an incredibly respectable 20th place positon in the league tables, in a city steeped in history, culture and bustling with nightlife and things to do. Settling Off To The University Of York […]

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Moving to York – An Insight into Your New Neighbourhood

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

York is making a name for itself as a property hotspot, having climbed from 12th place in 2013, to 9th place as of 2015 in a list of best places to live (uSwitch); and with the average York property today boasting a value of £278,734 (rising by 5.25% over the last year alone) it seems […]

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Moving House in York: Don’t Forget to Do These Commonly Forgotten Tasks

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

You’ve created a million and one checklists, ticked off your inventory and have a day by day run down as to what needs doing and when. However, with all the organisation and move management skills in the world, there are tasks that are often forgotten, here’s what you may have overlooked. 1. Create an essentials […]

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