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Moving to Jersey
Britannia Ryansmove is a friendly, family-run removals company with over 40 years experience moving our customers’ belongings. We run a specialist removal service to the Channel Islands, including Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, and Herm. So, if you’re moving to the Channel Islands, we’re on hand to make sure your move is hassle-free, safely and securely transporting your belongings to your new home.
Removals Services for Jersey
For larger moves to Jersey, our expert team will visit your home to conduct a pre-move survey. This allows us to create a moving plan tailored to your specific requirements. It can also be an opportunity for you to get to know our team and ask any questions you might have ahead of your move.
For Jersey removals, we can offer the following services to help make the move stress-free for you:
- Full packing service
- Storage services
- Packing materials
- Custom crating
- Export wrapping
- Express delivery
- Car transportation
- Boat transportation
- Caravan transportation
- Fine art shipping
Moving to Jersey from the UK
Britannia Ryansmove provides a door-to-door service for our Jersey removals, taking care of every step of your move at a competitive rate. This leaves you with the time to focus on getting yourself set up so you’re ready for your new home and new life on the Channel Islands.
Jersey is a self-governing parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy. It’s located off the northwest coast of France and is the largest of the Channel Islands.
Jersey has its own financial, legal, and judicial systems and whilst not part of the UK, the influence of British culture is apparent in its society. For example, English is the main language and pound sterling is the currency (although Jersey does use different money, which includes pound notes).
Jersey is loved for its gorgeous beaches and beautiful countryside. The island enjoys a milder climate than Brits might be used to, providing ample opportunity to enjoy the surroundings. Whilst the island is small, the main town has a couple of large department stores, and there are also a few well-known supermarkets across the island. There are also plenty of independent shops, as well as good quality restaurants and bars.
Moving to Jersey
The largest town in Jersey is St Helier, the island’s capital. Over one-third of the population of Jersey live in St Helier, making it the largest settlement on the island. The rest of the population live in rural and suburban areas across Jersey.
The island consists of 12 parishes, which all have their own unique character. Those looking for a quiet, more private life should look at property a few miles inland. The more upmarket houses can be found on the southwest coast.
Both buying and renting property on the island can be expensive. A one-bedroom apartment can cost upwards of £300,000 and a three-bedroom family home will cost over £575,000. Renting is the more popular choice but can still be expensive – a two-bedroom flat will cost around £2,500 per month and a three-bedroom detached home will cost around £3,200.
Schools in Jersey
Jersey is noted for its great education, across both private and state schools. There are 24 state primary schools, 7 private preparatory or private schools, 6 state secondary schools (2 of which are fee paying) and 2 private secondary schools across the island. The schools teach the Jersey curriculum, which is based on the English curriculum with key differences to include Jersey’s unique standing.
Transport in Jersey
The most popular mode of transport in Jersey is by motor vehicle. The island is well connected with a network of roads that link the various settlements. These also include ‘green lanes’, which have a 15mph speed limit and priority is given to cyclists, horse riders, and pedestrians. There is also a bus service across the island, as well as a shared electronic bike hire scheme, Evie.
There is one airport on the island, Jersey Airport, which is located in St Peter, around four miles northwest of St Helier. It has one terminal building and one runway. Regular flights operate to the UK and other international destinations, including nine flights a day to London.