Didcot removals

Didcot 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 Didcot Removals Made Easy

    We’ll create a bespoke plan, designed to give you a worry-free relocation.

    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 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 Didcot 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...

    Local Removals

    Staying Local?

    The Cotswolds is home to a number of picturesque villages and towns all covered by Armishaws removals services including;

    • South Moreton
    • Harwell
    • Cholsey
    • Wallingford
    • Benson
    • Wantage
    • Grove
    • Drayton
    • Steveton
    • Dorchester

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

    6 Quirky Facts About Didcot

    1. Didcot Hoard
      In 1995 an amateur metal detectorist uncovered 400 Roman coins. With 126 coins that were made between AD 54 – 160, the hoard is now on display at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum. The incredible find led to more archelogy in the area that went on to discover even more about the Didcot’s past.
    2. 7000BC
      In 2010 an archaeological survey was done in the area that was scheduled to be the site of a new housing development. Over 3 years the team found traces of settlement dating back to 7000BC, the end of the last Ice Age. The early finds showed hunter gatherers were operating in the area, there was a site used for ‘exposure burials’ (where the body would sit on a raised platform and the bones picked clean by birds and animals) plus a 3,600 year old Neolithic bowl.
    3. COD Didcot
      In 1914 an army officer passed through Didcot train station. While waiting for his train he realised the potential of Dicot as a base for munitions and supplies. On a major rail station, in the centre of England, surrounded by fields, it made the perfect back-up for Woolwich arsenal. A site was soon built that occupied 600 acres and supplied everything from bombs and bullet to blankets, horseshoes, uniforms, it boasted it could provide the army with anything in 48 hours and was helped by the Oxford College’s Volunteer Force and Eton’s Officer Training Corps. The depot played an important part in supplying the troops ahead of the D-Day Invasion in 1944.
    4. Wibaldinton
      During Saxon times the town was known as Wigbaldinton meaning the settlement of Wigbald’s people and the town retained the name until the 1150’s.
    5. Oops! My Bad!
      At the time of the Anarchy, Robert D’Albini gave Didcot manor to King Henry II who was the eldest son of Empress Matilda and embroiled in a bloody war for the English throne. The gift was actually by way of apology for hitting Henry with a stone during the siege of Bedford Castle.
    6. Normal
      In 2017 a study was conducted by number-crunchers to research UK averages. The findings revealed that Didcot was the most ‘normal’ town in England as the scores here most accurately represented the nation as a whole.

    Didcot Removals – Local Information

    Schools – There are more than 20 schools, nurseries and colleges in Didcot. You can view the latest Ofsted scores here.

    Population – Didcot’s population peaked at 25,140 in the 2011 census.

    Transport – 16 miles south of Oxford on the A34, Didcot lies close to the edge of the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 19 miles north of Reading. The town is within easy reach of the M4 and M40 motorways and commuters can be in the centre of London in just over 40 minutes by train.

    News – New locals can pick up news, events and listings in The Herald.

    Best Of Didcot

    If like us, you love to shop local and support independent stores then here’s our rundown of the very best of Dicot;

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    Feather & Nest

    Does exactly what the name suggests, a fab store full of delightful finds for your new nest, from house plants to funky lighting, it’s a design haven.

    Go Visit! – Orchard Centre, Station Road, OX11 7LL

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    Oiki Furniture

    As well as designing bespoke pieces, Oiki specialise in giving old furniture and new, cool twist. A great way to keep much loved furniture, good for your new look and the planet.

    Go Visit! – 17 Wessex Road, OX11 8BU

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    The Old Farm Shop

    The best way to shop and a chance to see exactly where your food is coming from. While we recommend a visit, you can also get veg and meat boxes delivered to your door.

    Go Visit! – The Old Farm Shop, Milton Hill, Abingdon, OX13 6AG

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    Mountain Mania Cycles

    If your new home is the start of a new life you can get on your bike and do your bit for the environment thanks to the friendly and helpful team at Mountain Mania Cycles.

    Go Visit! – 62 Wantage Road, OX11 0BY

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    Root One

    You’ll find everything you need to transform your garden at this lovely, independent garden centre. Top advice, huge choice and a lovely place to get ideas.

    Go Visit! – High Road, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, OX10 0PT

    About Didcot

    Wonderfully ‘normal’ (according to a 2017 UK study), Didcot is very British indeed and a charming part of the Cotswolds. It offers great commuter links for Reading, Oxford and London (under an hour) as well as easy access to the Cotswolds and Chilterns. Shoppers will find big high street names along with a fine selection of indie stores, cafes and restaurants.

    Leisure

    Didcot is overflowing with things to see, do and explore. Mowbray Fields Nature Reserve offers acres of unspoilt beauty while the Chilterns are just a shot ride away. Didcot Railway Centre is a dream for wannabe engineers and vintage enthusiasts. Golfers can keep their handicap in check at Haddon Hill Golf Club, while arty types can explore the Cornerstone Art Gallery. There are plenty of good restaurants and live music venues plus societies and clubs covering everything from history to street dancing.

    Transport

    Equidistant between Oxford and Reading, Didcot is also relatively close to both the M40 and M4 for routes to the South West, South Wales, London and Midlands. The town sits on the A34, directly south of Oxford. Trains to London can take 42 minutes. Frequent flyers can be at Heathrow in under an hour.

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