If you’re moving to Didcot, you can get a free, no hassle quote to start planning.
We’ll create a bespoke plan, designed to give you a worry-free relocation.
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.
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 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and reduce the environmental impact of our UK removals.
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
The Cotswolds is home to a number of picturesque villages and towns all covered by Armishaws removals services including;
Ask our friendly team for a free, no hassle quote today.
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.
If like us, you love to shop local and support independent stores then here’s our rundown of the very best of Dicot;
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.