Cheddar Removals

Cheddar 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 Cheddar Removals Made Easy

    Create your own tailor-made package with the help of our friendly team.

    All our packages 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 available).
    • 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 Cheddar 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...

    Cheddar Removals

    Staying Local?

    Armishaws aren’t just there for those moving to Cheddar, we also serve the wider area including;

    • Axbridge
    • Clewer
    • Draycott
    • Wemore
    • Rooks Bridge
    • Banwell
    • Locking
    • Lower Canada
    • Compton Bishop
    • Compton Martin

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

    7 Quirky Facts About Cheddar

    1. When Will I Be Famous?
      80’s style icons Bros grew up in Cheddar. The brothers, Matt and Luke Goss (along with bass player Craig Logan), had 8 top 10 hits and spent a total of 64 weeks in the charts. In their prime the twins covered the bedroom walls of hundreds of teenage girls, before a much publicised ‘rockumentary’ in 2018 that really put the cat among the pigeons.
    2. Cheddar Man
      The oldest skeleton ever found in the UK was discovered in Gough’s Cave, part of Cheddar Gorge. The skeleton of a man has been dated back to 7150BC, placing it in the Mesolithic Age, also known as the Middle Stone Age, a time when aurochs (large wild cattle) and megaceros (giant deer) roamed the grasslands. Other finds in the cave lead the Natural History Museum to publish findings of cannibalism and human skulls being used as drinking bowls (yikes!). Further evidence shows early human habitation in the caves stretching back 13,000 years.
    3. Wild Sheep
      Cheddar is one of the few places in the UK where you’ll find wild sheep and goats. Not domesticated, the animals are native to Britain and incredibly rare (less than 1,000 survive), they were re-introduced to the area to help numbers grow and control the grasslands and scrub.
    4. School of Kings
      Cheddar’s secondary school is the perfect place for a history lesson. In 2006 construction work at the Kings of Wessex Academy unearthed 2 Roman skeletons. Further excavations revealed the site of a Saxon royal palace that was used for the Witan, a type of early parliament, where the King gathered his thegns and leaders.
    5. Accidental Cheese
      Local legend says that Cheddar cheese was actually made by accident. The story goes that a milkmaid left a pail of cheese in the caves, it hardened and those that tried it liked the tangy taste so much that they start to produce deliberately. We have no idea when they made the first ploughmans lunch with it! You can still buy Cheddar that has been made in the caves.
    6. Middle Earth
      JRR Tolkien said the Cheddar Gorge was the inspiration behind Helm’s Deep, which in his famous Lord of the Rings trilogy was the site of a huge battle between the men of Gondor and Saruman’s army. Thankfully Gandalf the Wizard rode to rescue that day.
    7. Strawberry Line
      As well as being the birthplace of Cheddar cheese (did you now, 50% of all cheese consumed in Britain is Cheddar?), the area is home to a rare flower, the Cheddar Pink and was also a major supplier of strawberries. In fact, to ensure the strawberries reached places like London, Birmingham and Manchester in the best condition, a railway line was especially constructed and came to be known locally as the ‘The Strawberry Line’.

    Cheddar Removals – Local Information

    Schools – Cheddar has a very historical secondary school. View full details of local schools .

    Population – In the 2011 census Cheddar’s population was 5,755.

    Transport – A short distance from the M5, you can be in Bristol in 39 minutes, it’s also the location of the closest international airport. The nearest train station is in Worle, just under 8 miles away.

    News – The main source of local news is SomersetLive.

    Best Of Cheddar

    Having completed your Cheddar removals, you can get out and explore. Here’s a selection of the best of Cheddar;

    Café Gorge

    With arguably the best views of any café in the South West, Café Gorge certainly has some of the best local produce. Enjoy real Cheddar along with locally brewed cider in the Somerset sunshine!

    Go Visit! – The Cliffs, Cheddar Gorge, BS27 3QE

    Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company

    In our (humble) opinion, this is the finest cheese in the UK. It’s also the only Cheddar cheese made in Cheddar and matured in the caves. Pop into their shop for a range of delicious goodies.

    Go Visit! – Cheddar Gorge, BS27 3QA

    Cheddar Ales

    If there’s anything likely to make you put down the delicious cheese this is it! Cheddar ales are truly special. Don’t believe us? Head to their taproom and try for yourselves!

    Go Visit! – Winchester Farm, Draycott Road, BS27 3RP

    Pretty Sitting Vintage

    Not only will this fantastic shop help you transform your new home, they also hold regular workshops and classes. First class service and friendly helpful staff.

    Go Visit! – Bath Street, BS27 3AA

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    The Gorge Outdoors

    It’s not just about your new house, you can embrace your new lifestyle with a trip to Gorge Outdoors. Everything you need to explore the great outdoors.

    Go Visit! – Hanlith House, The Cliffs, BS27 3QA VAT

    About Cheddar

    This fantastic village has so much to offer. Of course, it has spectacular scenery and plenty of countryside to explore, it also has a wonderful village feel, charming architecture, local events, independent shops and great local produce. Plus of course the best cheese in the country and even a superb brewery. No lesser organisation than the BBC named Cheddar Gorge as the second most spectacular natural wonder in the UK (behind Dan Yr Ogof caves).

    Leisure

    Cheddar has its own fitness centre, miles and miles of countryside to get out and explore, plus a large reservoir for walking, cycling and just getting outdoors. There are playgrounds, sports fields, a number of local societies and groups covering a range of topics and interests.

    Transport

    A short hop to the M5, Cheddar locals can be in Bristol in 39 minutes. Bristol is also the location of the nearest international airport. Cheddar doesn’t have its own train station and the closest rail line is 8 miles away in Worle.

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