Aldershot Removals

Aldershot Removals

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    Rated 'Excellent'
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    Family Owned
Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly
Removals

    Eco Friendly
    Removals

    Your Aldershot Removals Made Easy

    Enjoy a worry-free removal, we’ll create a relocation plan tailored to you.

    All our removals include…

    • Removal Coordinator
      Removal Coordinator
      A dedicated Removal Coordinator will be assigned to your move.
    • Mileage
      Mileage
      Your quote will include mileage to ensure there are no hidden costs.
    • Cover for Goods in Transit
      Cover for Goods in Transit
      We offer restricted liability as standard, further options are available.
    • Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      We’re planting over 2,000 trees to offset our carbon emissions.
    •  Trained, Uniformed Staff
      Trained, Uniformed Staff
      All Armishaws’ crew members are background checked and carry photo ID.
    • Recycled Materials
      Recycled Materials
      Our crews use recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
    • Covers & Blankets
      Covers & Blankets
      White goods and furniture are protected with slot-on, padded covers.
    • Carpet Runners
      Carpet Runners
      Full floor protection is also available at both locations (fees may apply).
    • Used Box Recycling Service
      Used Box Recycling Service
      Our team will collect your flat boxes for recycling or reuse where possible (fees may apply).
    • Robe Cartons
      Robe Cartons
      Your clothes will travel in style with specialist boxes for hanging garments.
    • Storage Options
      Storage Options
      Short and long term storage, with collection and delivery also available (fees may apply).
    • Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      These sealable bags are only used once, then recycled.

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    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your Aldershot removals...

    Established in 1973, Armishaws are a family run company based here in the South West. We believe in greener removals, we’re planting 2,000 trees in the region to offset the carbon emissions of your move. We’re members of the British Association of Removers and operate to the highest standards of customer care and financial security. All our crews are trained to ensure you receive the best customer service, so you can rest assured that your possessions are well cared for in transit and in storage. With our high Trustpilot rating and reviews from so many happy customers, you can be sure that with Armishaws your move is in good hands.

    Armishaws Greener Removals

    If you’re going, go green with Armishaws! As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…

    We’re planting 2000 trees – Armishaws Removals

    2,000 Trees

    We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and reduce the environmental impact of our UK removals.

    Free Box Recycling Service – Armishaws Removals

    Box Recycling Service

    We’ll collect your used boxes which will be re-used where possible or recycled (one less thing to worry about after your move).

    Recycled Boxes – Armishaws Removals

    Recycled Boxes

    All our boxes and soft packaging are made from recycled and recyclable materials to protect your belongs and the environment.

    Greener Vehicles – Armishaws Removals

    Greener Vehicles

    Our teams drive greener vehicles and all our drivers go through driver efficiency training to reduce the amount of fuel used.

    Acid Free Wrapping – Armishaws Removals

    Acid Free Wrapping

    We use acid free tissue paper which is not only better for the environment, acid free paper is also far better for your items.

    Biodegradable Mattress Bags – Armishaws Removals

    Biodegradable Mattress Bags

    We use sealable bags to help protect your mattresses while in transit, each bag is used only once before being recycled.

    Make your move greener
    with Armishaws.

    See our Eco Pledge here...

    Staying Local?

    Staying Local?

    As well as UK and overseas moves, Armishaws’ Aldershot removals cover the local area including;

    • Crookham
    • Fleet
    • Ash
    • Ash Vale
    • Frimley
    • Frimley Green
    • Sandhurst
    • Crowthorne
    • Bagshot
    • Normandy

    Ask our friendly team for a free, no hassle quote today.

    8 Quirky Facts About Aldershot

    1. Home of the British Army
      In 1854 the Aldershot garrison was established as the first permanent training camp in England making it the Home of the British Army, a title it still boasts.
    2. Plastic Surgery
      Aldershot’s Cambridge Military Hospital opened in 1879. In 1917, during WWI, it became the first place in the world to perform plastic surgery following pioneering work from surgeon Harold Gillies to treat soldiers’ facial injuries.
    3. A Lot of Welly
      The 40-tonne statue of the Duke of Wellington originally stood in London, it moved to Aldershot in 1885 at the suggestion of the then Prince of Wales.
    4. The Hobbit
      Actor Martin Freeman, known for his roles in The Hobbit, The Office and Sherlock Holmes was born in Aldershot.
    5. Well Observed
      On Queens Avenue, within the army garrison, is a small red-brick domed building, this unassuming spot is actually an observatory built in 1891. Housing an eight-inch cell refractor the building still has its original rotating roof controlled by pulleys and ropes.
    6. The Tramp
      One of the most famous actors of all time, Charlie Chaplin, performed on stage for the first time at the Canteen Theatre aged just 5.
    7. Buddhist
      Aldershot has the UK’s largest Buddhist community due to the large number of Ghurkhas stationed in the area.
    8. Churchill
      Sir Winston Churchill was barracked in Aldershot during his army career.

    Aldershot Removals – Local Information

    Schools – The Aldershot area has a large number of schools (some with names linking to the area’s military roots). It’s also conveniently placed for Surrey University. You can see the latest Ofsted reports and scores .

    Population – The 2011 You.Gov census calculated Aldershot’s population as 57,000, however the Aldershot urban area, (which includes Camberley, Farnborough, and Farnham) has a population of 243,344.

    Transport – Sitting neatly between the M3 and A3, Aldershot offers excellent routes to London, Guildford and Southampton. By train you can be in London in under an hour and Guildford in 17 minutes. The nearest airport is Heathrow.

    News – The principle local news source is GetSurrey

    Best Of Aldershot

    Aldershot is a lively location with great countryside and transport links. If you’re looking to ‘go native’ here’s our top picks of the best local shops and services;

    Greyfriars Vineyard

    An award-winning vineyard right on your doorstep. Offering tours and tasting, the Cellar Door shop, and locally produced wines in a stunning location… Life doesn’t get better than this!

    Go Visit! – The Hogs Back, Puttenham, GU3 1AG

    The Soulmine

    Soul music fans can indulge their passion thanks to the friendly team at The Soulmine. Specialising in Northern Soul, this is one of the finest specialist record shops of its kind in the UK.

    Go Visit! – 3 High Street, GU11 1BH

    Hogs Back Brewery

    So close to Aldershot you can almost smell the hops, this award-winning brewery even has a refill service so your reusable ‘Hogs Back Snorter’ can be refilled direct from the brewery. Hog-tastic!

    Go Visit! – Manor Farm, The Street, Tongham, GU10 1DE

    Caffe Macchiato

    More than just a café, this excellent Italian Restaurant serves pizza that wouldn’t be out of place in the winding streets of Napoli. Magnifico!

    Go Visit! – 7 Union Street, GU11 1EG

    The Antique Warehouse

    If you’re looking for something to add a little grandeur to your new home, The Antique Warehouse offers a huge selection of furniture, décor and gardenalia.

    Go Visit! – St. George’s Road, Runfold, GU9 9HR

    About Aldershot

    In 1607 Aldershot was a small market town, situated on heathland in the beautiful count of Surrey and featured within the Hundred of Crondel wen recorded in the Doomsday book. The town’s name is believed to derive from the native alder trees.

    Aldershot found fame in 1854 when it became the UK’s first permanent training camp and is now considered to be the home of the British Army. The town has strong royal routes thanks to its military ties, Queen Victoria visited on a number of occasions and parades were held in her honour every year. Princes William and Harry have both had associations with the town. Today, among the most famous residents are the Ghurkha regiment.

    Leisure

    If you’re feeling fit, you’re in luck! Boasting a gymnastics academy, tennis centre, bowling, swimming pools, leisure centre, dry ski slope, athletics, football in the Conference League, cricket, rugby and even an outdoor lido, Aldershot is a very active town. If you’re looking for something to entertain yourself and the family then there’s plenty to choose from and new challenges to try.

    There are two entertainment venues in Aldershot, The Princes Hall, a 600-seat theatre and the West End Centre which can hold 106 people. Both are well used and host a wide variety of shows and acts including national tours and local productions.

    As well as stunning heathland, countryside and canals to explore, the area offers, Aldershot Park, Rowhill Nature Reserve and Brickfields Country Park for dog walks, bike rides, exercise or just somewhere to walk off Christmas dinner.

    Transport

    With the M3 to the north and the A3 to the south, Aldershot has first class transport links. By train London Waterloo is less than an hour away, or you can be in Guildford or Woking before you’ve even had time to take the lid off your take-out coffee.

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