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Considering a Move to Ottawa?

Moving to Ottawa

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada and is about 100 miles west of Toronto. It is not the largest city in Canada, having a population of 883,391 and within the metropolitan area a population of 1,236,324 inhabitants.

Ottawa has warm summers with many days with temperatures above 30 degrees centigrade but in winter very cold with temperartures often having minimums of -15 degrees centigrade. In winter it is common to have 93 inches of snow in Ottawa.

The primary employers in Ottawa are the Public Service of Canada along with the high-tech industry. Also the health sector also employs many people in Ottawa.

For those moving to Ottawa will find places of interest which include the Canadian Ski Museum, the Canada Agriculture Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the Billings Estate Museum, the Bytown Museum, the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Currency Museum, and the Portrait Gallery of Canada.


Experience Our Tailored Moving Services

Abels Moving Services can assist you when moving to Ottawa from the UK. We have been providing professional and discrete packing and international removal services for discerning families and professionals relocating and moving to Ottawa in Canada for over 50 years.

Abels Moving Services advises that Export Packing is a fundamental requirement for all your items and possessions when moving to Ottawa. Export Packing is a way of protecting items when in transit. It utilises either a 6 ply paper blanket that has a wax inner and a water resistant outer or tough bubble blanket that has a soft cloth inner and robust outer to ensure corners are not exposed. Certain items will need to be card covered, put into a carton or an additional layer of the above wrap to add extra protection for items such as polished furniture, antiques, delicate legs, mirror and glass fronted units.

The level of protection that is needed when moving items for example by road is less stringent but for moving your items travelling thousands of miles in either 20ft Containers or 40ft Containers on their sea journey to Ottawa then they will need additional Export Packing protection. Please remember that the goods will be “handled” many times including wrapping, loading the container, road journey to the port, container hoist removes and stacks, container hoist moves from the stack to the loading area near the vessel, loading the vessel crane gantry, sea journey and then the same in reverse. So the protection is paramount in ensuring the contents longevity when moving to Ottawa.

Abels Moving Services holds a Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen. We pride ourselves on providing the same level of service to all our customers from start to finish.

Considering another Canadian City?

If you are not moving to Ottawa but are considering a move to another city in Canada then please see our other website pages on Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Quebec, Winnipeg, Hamilton (Canada), Kitchener, London (Canada), Halifax (Canada), and Victoria (Canada).

Call Abels on +44 (0)1842 816600 to discuss your requirements when moving to Ottawa or any other Canadian location.

Abels Moving Services:
Telephone: +44 (0)1842 816600