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Moving to trolhätten

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post 8.Sep.2012, 09:32 AM
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Joined: 5.May.2011

hi guys i am moving from nor land to trollhättan with my family .i gonna work there in grästorp near to trollhätten
can you guys give me some information about trollhättan .is there easy to find apartment ?and how is people there ?
and is that easy to find job there
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post 8.Sep.2012, 01:32 PM
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Joined: 23.Jul.2008

Have you been reading the news for the last year ? Saab used to be the largest employer, but not any more. Draw some conclusions from that. Otherwise my impression as a visitor only was that it was a sleepy little town once you subtracted the river/canal tourist interest.
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post 8.Sep.2012, 01:58 PM
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Location: Luleå
Joined: 19.Oct.2009

It seems to be a fairly pretty town, as that's where they filmed "Farsan", and it looked lovely to me.

Of course, that's purely looks-and I doubt they would have filmed in any dodgy areas anyway. I can't speak for the job situation except what we all already know.
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post 8.Sep.2012, 02:38 PM
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Joined: 5.May.2011

Can some one give me some more information about trolhattan please.
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post 8.Sep.2012, 04:41 PM
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Location: Stockholm
Joined: 30.Nov.2005

google gives :-

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post 8.Sep.2012, 04:55 PM
Post #6
Location: Europe
Joined: 28.Oct.2008

Met a woman on a train last year who was a local and very proud of the area but also had very strong views on government responsibility and this issues that faced the area.

It gave me a feeling they may be a very traditional area, so as long as you blend in and look the same you should be welcomed. But if you don't look or talk the same as what is considered svensk, I don't value your chances.

either way, enjoy and let us know.
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Bender B Rodriquez
post 8.Sep.2012, 05:49 PM
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Joined: 25.Mar.2006

If you are willing to commute there are plenty of places to work.
Göteborg is one hour away, Uddevalla is 30 minutes away, and Vänersborg is 20 minutes away.

The region has a lot of companies in the vehicle and the aerospace industry.
Volvo Aero is the biggest employer in Trollhättan.
Volvo Cars (formerly Pinifarma) is the biggest employer in Uddevalla.
Autoliv has their factory in Vårgårda.
VGB Group is located in Vänersborg.
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post 9.Sep.2012, 07:46 AM
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Joined: 5.May.2011

Thanks tongue.gif if some in Trollhattan then please give some more information rolleyes.gif
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post 9.Sep.2012, 09:19 AM
Post #9
Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 1.Jul.2007

Look for a place in Hissingen.
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post 10.Sep.2012, 11:25 AM
Post #10
Location: Västra Götaland
Joined: 25.May.2007

Open a browser window... it looks like this window in which you are reading these posts.

Then on top bar type is www.google.com.

Then type in trollh... whatever you are looking for... and voila.. there you get more and more information.

If you are advanced user of internet this might work as well:

More information follows.
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post 13.Sep.2012, 05:18 AM
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Joined: 28.Aug.2012

I think you have no problem to get the apartment to live.there are many places to work.there are many companies around it.
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William Sachsen-Coburg-Go...
post 13.Sep.2012, 08:02 AM
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Joined: 16.Apr.2010

If your job is in Grästorp why not live there? House prices are massively cheaper than in Trollhattan.
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post 13.Sep.2012, 11:58 AM
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Joined: 16.Feb.2008

if your just looking for temporary living while you wait to buy or rent the perfect place I can suggest Swedenborg Center.
its the old hospital that was made into apartments in the 1990's. they keep the students in one area and the families and corp. rentals towards floors 7,8,9. simple, furnished, close to downtown. I suppose a 10 minute drive to Grastorp.
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post 14.Sep.2012, 07:25 AM
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Joined: 5.May.2011

Thanks biggrin.gif
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William Sachsen-Coburg-Go...
post 14.Sep.2012, 09:24 AM
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Joined: 16.Apr.2010

Here's a list of the Housing Associations in Grästorp itself: http://www.grastorp.se/SITE/HOME---Webbpla...-Graestorp.aspx
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