Crawley Removals

Crawley 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 Crawley Removals Made Easy

    One-size doesn’t fit all, that’s why we create bespoke packages to suit every move.

    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 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 Crawley 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.

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    Crawley removals

    Staying Local?

    If you’re moving to or from the local area, Armishaws Crawley removals also cover;

    • Copthorne
    • Charlwood
    • Smallfield
    • Crawley Down
    • Turners Hill
    • Lingfield
    • Pease Pottage
    • Salfords
    • Blindley Heath
    • Rusper

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

    6 Quirky Facts About Crawley

    1. Gat National
      Crawley is the closest town to Gatwick Airport. Before the Airport was built, Gatwick had a racecourse which even hosted the Grand National between 1916-1918.
    2. Sporting Pedigree
      England football manager Gareth Southgate, Olympic decathlon gold medallist Daley Thompson, middleweight boxing champion Alan Minter and sports presenter Dan Walker all spent their school years in Crawley.
    3. Creepy Crawley
      Not only have there been a number of stories regarding ghost sightings at Gatwick airport, there’s also the legend of a stagecoach that drove into thick mist, never to be seen again, and the infamous Sweeney Todd (the ‘Demon Barber of Fleet Street’) worked at a butcher’s shop in Crawley, where he learnt butchery skills and how to make pies.
    4. Named & Shamed
      The town’s name comes from the Saxon, ‘Crawl Leah’ which means ‘place infested with crows’.
    5. Dragon’s Tale
      In 1614 a London newspaper reported a dragon was living in woods close to Crawley after a number of ‘sightings’ had spooked villages running away. It’s believed these were actually stories created by a gang of smugglers, who spread rumours to keep people away from their stashed booty.
    6. World Champs
      The Greyhound Inn in the nearby village of Tinsley Green hosts the annual World Marbles Championships. A local story says that two men once played a game of marbles in the pub to decide who should marry a local woman.

    Crawley Removals – Local Information

    Schools – Crawley schools have great sporting and academic pedigree with a number of famous alumni. You can see Ofsted scores for the area.

    Population – At the time of the 2011 You.Gov census, Crawley had a population of 106,000.

    Transport – Crawley sits just beside the M23, a few miles from the M23/M25 junction. The M/A23 runs directly into the centre of London. Trains to London Victoria take 41 minutes. Gatwick is the closest airport.

    News – You can catch up on local news and events from the Crawley Observer. There is also a very useful local website, Crawley Sussex.

    Best Of Crawley

    Once the boxes are unpacked, books placed on new shelves and new paint colours chosen, it’s time to explore the best Crawley has to offer. Here’s our top picks;

    The Home Bothy

    One of the funkiest looking antique shops you’ll ever see, The Home Bothy is just ‘cool’. The perfect first stop to find something stunning for your new home.

    Go Visit! – Badgers End, Tilgate Forest Lodge, Brighton Road, RH11 9AF

    Flavours Deli

    A fantastic deli where you can pick up something fresh and delicious, including traditional eel and pie and mash. A fantastic spot whether you’re eating in or just dropping by.

    Go Visit! – 6 Southgate Parade, RH10 6ER

    Tilgate Bakery

    If there’s anything better in life than cake we’ve yet to find it. And there’s no finer purveyor of cakey goodness in Crawley than Tilgate Bakery.

    Go Visit! – 12 Tilgate Parade, RH10 5EQ

    Upcycle UK

    If you’re thinking of a new look for a new room and prefer to upcycle to protect the environment then head to Upcycle in nearby Horsham for amazing design and bespoke furniture.

    Go Visit! – Rookfield Crawley Road, Horsham, RH12 4SA

    Bikes Revived

    If you find an old, unused bike or two in your shed during your move, then Bikes Revived revive and rehome unwanted and forgotten bicycles for all ages.

    Go Visit! – Tilgate Recreational Center, Tilgate Drive, RH11 9BQ

    About Crawley

    While it’s considered a new town (one of the generation of towns that grew after the Second World War), Crawley actually date back to the 470’s. There have been people lining in the area since the Stone Age. During the Roman period this part of the Weald was a centre of iron working.

    The modern era was born from the expansion of the former RAF airport and people arriving from London that was still being rebuilt following the war.

    Today Crawley is a bustling, modern town with excellent infrastructure, great shops and plenty of entertainment and activities right on the doorstep.

    Leisure

    Soft play centres, bowling, cinemas, theatre, comedy clubs, there is plenty to keep the whole family smiling. Sports fans will find a number of teams to follow, plus a good selection of sports clubs and facilities. There are parks and walks with dedicated cycle paths and outdoor gyms if you prefer to keep fit outdoors. When you’re not keeping fit, you’ll find a huge array of eateries, regardless on your thoughts on calorie counting.

    Transport

    Crawley is dominated by its association with Gatwick Airport (sitting just outside the town). There are buses and trains to the airport. From the town centre trains run to London Victoria, taking around 41 minutes. The M23 is a stone’s throw away, and meets with the M25 just a few miles north of Crawley before continuing into central London.

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