• Matthew James Global Relocations - UK

Moving to or from Rome? We have regular vehicles servicing all of your Italy relocation needs.

From full relocations to shared loads, baggage and even single items; let Matthew James take the stress out of your removals to Rome.



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At Matthew James Removals we have the local knowledge and industry experience to manage all of your relocation needs, wherever in Rome you choose to move. With 3 generations of experience, a customised vehicle fleet and frequent services, you can be sure you’re in the most capable hands in Rome.

Reasons to relocate to Rome with Matthew James…

  • Range of tailored services
  • Depots in Madrid, Barcelona & Costa del Sol
  • Weekly moving services
  • Dedicated team of professionals
  • Door-to-door care
  • Customs clearance assistance
  • Years of local knowledge
  • 3 generations of experience
  • Customised vehicle fleet
  • Bespoke crating
  • BAR, IAM and ISO 9001 accredited
  • Superior quality packing materials
  • All loads inventoried by our own staff
  • Meticulous attention to detail

Regarded as the first ever metropolis, the history of Italy’s capital city dates back 10,000 years. But Rome is not just the source of western civilisation, with a unique look that places ancient architecture adjacent to modern offices and living accommodation, it is also a fantastic location when considering moving for a vibrant change in pace and lifestyle. Fun fact, legends say this city was founded by two children who were nursed by a she-wolf.

Weekly UK to Rome removals

At Matthew James Removals we offer regular services to and from Rome, throughout the year. From dedicated removals to shared-loads or even single items, we offer a service to meet your requirements. Our expertise, know-how, local knowledge and specialist vehicles make us the obvious choice for moving to Rome.


We are proud to be BAR International Associates (British Association of Removers) and members of IAM; the world’s largest trade association for the global moving industry. Our management systems have been assessed to ISO 9001 standards.

Our storage facilities in Europe

All of our depots in the UK and Spain offer fully containerised storage facilities in modern and secure warehouses. Shared-loads are consolidated at our depots in the UK and Spain for onwards transport to Rome and beyond.


Your consignment is automatically covered up to £50,000 for total loss in the event of unforeseen circumstances such as a fire or flood. In addition to this we can arrange a full-cover insurance policy via our brokers upon request.

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Before moving it is worth knowing that the job market in Rome is fiercely competitive, and university qualifications are taken very seriously. Industries that favour expat employment are marketing and communication, media, services and tourism and education. It is advisable to actually be in Rome when job hunting, as the ‘who you know’ culture remains advantageous. So socialising is a key aspect of finding any job. Having a good level of Italian vocabulary is key here, and is highly favoured by employers.
It has to be said that public transport is not the best in Rome, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t tricks to getting around. If it’s possible, try and live as centrally as you can, as this will eliminate the need to rely on a majority of the metro lines and buses. If by choice or necessity, moving further away but keeping close to a tram line is a good option, as these tend to be more reliable. And don’t drive. Rome rivals Los Angeles when it comes to traffic.
Depending on where you live in the city, rents can range from €700 – €2150 p/m obviously depending on location and the amount of people renting that property. You really are spoilt for choice when it comes to which area you choose to move to, as each is enticing. For expats with children, Aventino (centrally located and quiet), Monteverde (luscious parks and good schools, but not very well connected to public transport), and Balduina (a lovely amalgamation of both) are fantastic options. Trastevere is certainly the most popular destination for young expats looking for a bit more of a faster pace in their life, and a need to be in the thick of the hustle and bustle. Just keep in mind that Rome’s bureaucracy is famous for its over complication so make sure to leave a little more time that you think you need when renting/purchasing property.
You will certainly not run out of things to do in this ancient wonder. Highlights include The Vatican, which is essentially its own country inside the city (local tip though, don’t go on Wednesdays or Sundays and the Pope’s public appearance generates swarms of devotees), and the Colosseum which is the largest amphitheatre ever built. The first Sunday of every month is when you can visit many of these sights for free, but this privilege is reserved for those with residency. Putting a modern twist on all this history is the ‘Welcome to Rome’ exhibition which is a multi-media experience of the history of the city. Culture hunters will want to visit the Teatro dell’Opera, and the Testaccio Market.


Centro Storico – Testaccio – Monti – Trastevere – Prati – EUR – Cassia/Ponte Milvio – Pigneto/San Lorenzo – Appio/San Giovanni – Monteverde – Aventino – San Saba – Garbatella – Lake Albano – Lake Nemi – Lake Bracciano

The below regions are also within our relocation and removal service areas;

Milan – Sardinia – Pisa – Padova – Trieste – Trviso – Trento – Bologna – Verona – Venice – Florence – Modena – Genoa – Scicily – Amalfi – Lucca – Turin

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