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Category: France

Elderly woman on a bike International Moving; Retiring Abroad

Retirement opens up a whole new chapter in life. It sometimes poses the opportunity to dedicate more time to hobbies and past times, to pursue travel and to move abroad. With the escalating cost of living in the UK, retirement abroad[...]

June 15th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Removals vans on moves to France 40 Years of Removals to France

Originally published in French Property News (May 2022 edition)  "As removals company Burke Bros celebrates a landmark anniversary, co-founder Gary Burke looks back at 40 years of change for the Anglo-French property industry A gentleman planning a move from the UK to central[...]

May 11th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Place in the Sun London 6-8 May 2022 Join us at Place in the Sun, Olympia London

Place in the Sun comes to London, Olympia next weekend on Friday 6 May through to Sunday 8 May. As the international moving experts for the event, we will be there for the three days to advise on EU documentation and[...]

April 29th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Removal vans travelling to France in the 1980s. Throwback Thursday!

As we mark the company's 40th year, we felt it was only right to dig out a few photos from the archives. Here we are in the early days of moves to and from the continent: in a Bedford TK van[...]

April 21st, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Paperwork being signed The Ultimate Guide to French Visas

Some useful information from our friends at French Connections HCB.  (Originally published in French Property News, March 2022 edition.)  As we pack away our winter woollies for another year and look forward to the warmer months ahead, our thoughts naturally turn to[...]

April 4th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Signing paperwork Moving to France and Writing a Will

Moving to France involves a lot of consideration in a number of areas; from French administrative procedures, to sorting out taxes and finances to the removal of household goods and vehicles to France. Our friends at French Connections HCB, share[...]

March 8th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

The Burke Bros stand at the Place in the Sun exhibition A Busy Weekend of European Moving

An incredibly busy weekend working with Place in the Sun at their exhibition held at Manchester Central. As the international moving experts for the event, we were advising on EU documentation and moving costs to France, Portugal, Spain, Greece,[...]

March 7th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

House in Provence, France How to Prepare to Move to France

You’ve made the decision to move to France and are in the process of finding the perfect property to start your new life on the continent. There are a lot of factors to take into account to ensure that your move[...]

March 2nd, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Place in the Sun Manchester Central A Place in the Sun, Manchester 5-6 March

A Place in the Sun exhibition opens in Manchester this weekend (5-6 March) at Manchester Central with Burke Bros Moving Group as the international moving experts alongside the famous faces of the TV show’s Jasmine Harman and Jonnie Irwin. Our exhibition stand[...]

February 28th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Family walking. Moving to France: The Best Ways to Settle in

Need a few ideas on how to integrate into your new neighbourhood once you’ve made the move to France? Here’s a few suggestions to get the best out of a relocation to France: Mingle with the locals It’s really beneficial to involve yourself[...]

January 19th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Lancaster Bomber, birthday cake and French flag Inspiring World War Two Veteran Plans Move to France

There are always reasons to side step a challenge or not make a decision in life. There are also occasions that you meet people in life who are truly inspiring and have a lot to teach us all. A wonderful gentleman is[...]

January 6th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Man with ipad in a rural area Moving to France and Working Remotely in a Rural Area

  There are of course a myriad of different reasons that people move to France and we’ve been able to move people at all stages of their lives.  For some, the move is for retirement and for others it can be a[...]

December 1st, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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