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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.
As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…
We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and create vital habitat for wildlife.
We’ll collect your used boxes which will be re-used where possible or recycled (one less thing to worry about after your move).
All our boxes and soft packaging are made from recycled and recyclable materials to protect your belongs and the environment.
Our teams drive greener vehicles and all our drivers go through driver efficiency training to reduce the amount of fuel used.
We use acid free tissue paper which is not only better for the environment, acid free paper is also far better for your items.
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
We provide local, national and international moves throughout the area including;
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Schools – Families moving to Chard can check out the latest Ofsted scores.
Population – Chard’s population had reached 13,074 at the time of the 2011 census.
Transport – Just off the A303 that connects the M3 to the South West, Chard sits beside the Blackdown Hills AONB and is roughly 12 miles from the Devon coast. The nearest airport is Exeter, half an hour by car. Chard doesn’t have a train station.
News – The Chard & Ilminster News carries all the latest news and events.
The town is blessed with some fantastic independent traders and local businesses. Here’s our pick of the best;
A real hub of the local community, Eleos is loved by locals and it’s easy to see why with so many tasty treats, healthy dishes, and desserts you’ll keep coming back for.
28 Fore St, TA20 1PT
A real taste of Somerset, packed full of local flavour, farm fresh produce, gifts, treats, wine, cuts of meat and more. There’s even a great café, the perfect spot to fill your pantry.
Snowdon Hill Farm, TA20 3PS
Want an old look for your new home? Stuart Bull Antiques is full of stylish, tasteful and occasionally quirky furniture and decor to grace your home.
The Courtyard, Boden Street, TA20 2AX
If you enjoy the occasional glass of something cool, Tapstone Brewing Co is right on your doorstep. There’s even a friendly taproom, so you can try before taking your favourite brews home.
11 Bartlett Park, TA20 2BB
This Chard based business, design and make fabulous gift items. Something wonderfully different and a great way to shop local and support local producers.
3 Park Terrace, TA20 1LA
The most southerly point of Somerset, Chard is actually closer to the Devon coast than it is Somerset cities like Bath, that just means it offers the best of both worlds and is certainly packed with the charms of the south west.
Surrounded by glorious countryside, Chard is nestled between the Blackwood Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, East Devon AONB and Dorset AONB. And if that’s not enough initials and organisations, it’s also not far from the Jurassic Coast (a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Site of Scientific Interest… Phew!). Plus there are charming villages and country pubs to be explored at your leisure.
The town itself has a fascinating history, from hanging judges and hunted hotels, to the Bank of England’s secret stash and a claim to being the real Camelot. You’ll find great local shops, quirky producers, delightful eateries and a friendly community feel.
As well as being close to no less than three Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, dog walkers, joggers and cyclists have the Chard Reservoir which covers 91.4 acres as well as a nearby nature reserve. The town has a cricket club, theatre society, plus groups dedicated to photography, cycling, literature and all manner of interests for those that like to join in.
There’s a weekly street market (Saturdays), a good selection of local shops and a supermarket.