Anthony Ward Thomas Removals moves people to and from Notting Hill every week, making it one of our busiest areas. Our distinctive red vans are often seen in and around Notting Hill and the surrounding area.
We have been steadily building our reputation from the glowing reviews our customers give us, and this is all down to our commitment to making your relocation as stress-free as possible. That’s why we offer to supervise the parking, pack and remove your items, relocate you, and if required, we can unpack them at your new location. Every job is completed so that each item is removed and reaches your new home or office free from any damage. We treat every job on an individual basis and we are fully equipped to handle and relocate any item of furniture.
The Anthony Ward Thomas Notting Hill Removals team come with many years of experience in removals and relocation, and we understand that our job isn’t just to pick up your possessions and move them to a new location; it’s about how we treat our customers, and how we understand the area itself. Our knowledge of Notting Hill and the surrounding area helps us plan each specific move to ensure it’s done as efficiently as possible.
Smaller jobs can be quoted over the phone, but for larger or more complex jobs, we will send a surveyor out to you to assess the job and give you a full quotation. Ward-Thomas will be with you every step of the way throughout your move and relocation.
Anthony Ward Thomas Removals guarantee the most efficient and professional removal service operating in Notting Hill and its surrounding areas.
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Please call our Chelsea removals quote line for a free, no obligation quote from one of our specialist removals teams on 0207 038 0449
About Notting Hill
Notting Hill is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in central London. It is a cosmopolitan district known as the location for the annual Notting Hill Carnival, and for being home to the Portobello Road Market.
Very run-down until the 1980s, Notting Hill now has a contemporary reputation as an affluent and fashionable area; known for attractive terraces of large Victorian townhouses, and high-end shopping and restaurants (particularly around Westbourne Grove and Clarendon Cross). A Daily Telegraph article in 2004 used the phrase the ‘Notting Hill Set’ to refer to a group of emerging Conservative politicians, such as David Cameron and George Osborne, now respectively Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer, who were once based in Notting Hill.
For much of the 20th century the large houses were subdivided into multi-occupancy rentals. Caribbean immigrants were drawn to the area in the 1950s, partly because of the cheap rents, but were exploited by slum landlords like Peter Rachman, and also became the target of white racist Teddy Boys in the 1958 Notting Hill race riots.
Since it was first developed in the 1820s, Notting Hill has had an association with artists and “alternative” culture. There are also areas of deprivation to the north, sometimes referred to as North Kensington, or Ladbroke Grove, from the name of the street.
Origin of Name
The origin of the name “Notting Hill” is uncertain though an early version appears in the Patent Rolls of 1356 as Knottynghull, while an 1878 text, Old and New London, reports that the name derives from a manor in Kensington called “Knotting-Bernes,”, “Knutting-Barnes,” or “Nutting-barns”, and goes on to quote from a court record during Henry VIII’s reign that “the manor called Notingbarons, alias Kensington, in the parish of Paddington, was held of the Abbot of Westminster.” For years, it was thought to be a link with Canute, but it is now thought likely that the “Nott” section of the name is derived from the Saxon personal name Cnotta, with the “ing” part generally accepted as coming from the Saxon for a group or settlement of people.
Areas of Notting Hill:
* Ladbroke Grove
* Notting Hill Gate
* Portobello Road
* Westbourne Grove
* North Kensington
Article Source: Wikipedia