Leeds is one of the largest cities in the United Kingdom with a history that can be traced back to the 5th century. The city is home to over 30 national and international banks, making it an important financial hub, as well as being the second largest legal centre in the U.K. The weather during the summer months is usually mild with some rainfall and the winters are cold with the possibility of frost and snow. This vibrant city boasts many shopping centres, both indoor and outdoor, attracting countless shoppers from the Yorkshire area. The city’s landmarks include the City Square, the exquisite Tudor-Jacobean style house Temple Newsam, the Grand Theatre and Kirkstall Abbey. Leeds has several museums of note, which include the Leeds City Museum, Armley Mills Industrial Museum and Thackray Museum. Sports fans will have no trouble finding a new team to support in Leeds, as the city has a football, rugby and cricket club. The city is also home to theatres that house well-known dance companies, such as The Phoenix Dance Theatre and the Northern Ballet Theatre.
Moving to Leeds should be very simple. For those who aren’t sure what size shipping container to use, here is a gauge: A 20-foot container should accommodate the belongings from inside a 3-bedroom house. For those of you with more to ship, a 40-foot container could hold the contents of a 3-bedroom house plus a car, or a 4 to 5-bedroom house.
In general a car will fit into a 20ft container. You will also need to consider quarantine and tax charges usually levied on importing vehicles.
Max Dimensions 5.75m x 2.2m x 2.2m (l x w x h)
Quarantine & Taxes: £1,000 - £2,500