Dorking Removals

Dorking Removals

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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 Dorking Removals Made Easy

    Armishaws are the south’s No1 removal services.

    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 Dorking 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...

    Staying Local?

    Staying Local?

    As well as UK and international Dorking removals, Armishaws also provide removal services for the local area including;

    • East Horsley
    • Gomshall
    • Peaslake
    • Beare Green
    • Wotton
    • Cranleigh
    • Horley
    • Reigate
    • Salfords
    • Charlwood

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    8 Quirky Facts About Dorking

    1. A Doodle Doo!
      Dorking’s official emblem features a 5-toed cockerel and dates back to Roman times.
    2. Fine Vintage
      The UK’s largest vineyard (Denbies) sits just outside the town. Sounds like a good reason to do a bit of grape inspired research to us. Cheers!
    3. Pickwicked
      Charles Dickens finished writing Pickwick Papers while staying in Dorking.
    4. Mayflower
      The town is home to the only surviving house of one of the Mayflower Pilgrims. William Mullins left the house to sail for America in 1620.
    5. Sporting Pedigree
      Dorking was famous for cricket during the 18th century, it was also home to riotous, all day football matches (although no one kicked the heavy ball as it was heaved through the streets by dozens of fighting locals) held every Shrove Tuesday, a common pastime in many English towns during the period.
    6. The Dorking Cock
      In honour of Dorking’s emblem, a 10ft silver cockerel was unveiled in the town (well, a roundabout to be precise) in 2007. It’s occasionally decorated in keeping with national and local events and celebrations.
    7. Girl on the Train
      Actress Emily Blunt (Girl on the Train, The Young Victoria, Gnomeo & Juliet) went to school in Dorking.
    8. Ghost of Woolies
      Before the company disappeared, many staff claimed to have seen a staff in the Woolworth’s store. Probably just after the pic ‘n’ mix.

    Dorking Removals – Local Information

    Schools – If you’re a family on the move, you can see the latest scores and reports from Ofsted for Dorking.

    Population – The You.Gov census in 2011 gives Dorking’s population as 17,000.

    Transport – Dorking has exceptional transport links. Bisected by the A24 to Worthing, to the north the M25 is just a 10-minute drive. From Dorking you can be at Gatwick in 27 minutes and Heathrow in under an hour. Trains to London Waterloo take 52 minutes.

    News – GetSurrey is the primary source for Dorking news and events

    Best Of Dorking

    With the final boxes emptied, pictures ready to be hung and final decisions over what goes where, you can take a break from your Dorking removals and explore this lovely location. Here’s our top picks;

    Mullins Café

    Sitting in the former home of one of the Mayflower Pilgrims who sailed to America, Mullins Café serves fantastic sandwiches, cream teas and a delicious variety of treats.

    Go Visit! – 58 West Street, RH4 1BS

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    That Lovely Shop

    It really is lovely! This fantastic shop is chock-full of interior design touches, homeware, kitchenalia, textiles, fragrances, gifts and more. Always worth a visit.

    Go Visit! – 58 High Street, RH4 1AY

    Harmans Interiors

    An absolute treasure trove of wonderful furniture, décor and more to help transform your new home. With constantly changing stock, you’ll find new gems every time you visit.

    Go Visit! – 19 West Street, RH4 1QH

    Denbies

    The UK’s largest vineyard, there are so many reasons to visit Denbies, not just the excellent wine (tours and tastings available), there’s also a very good farm shop with fresh, organic produce.

    Go Visit! – London Road, RH5 6AA

    Bourneside Gallery

    Showcasing local artists, British printmakers, ceramics and glass, Bourneside Gallery will add a splash of colour and statement piece to any room.

    Go Visit! – 1 North Street, RH4 1DN

    About Dorking

    Close to London, Dorking is a charming town with a village feel. While there are direct train routes to London, the slower duration (compared to other locations) means Dorking isn’t a mass commuter town, giving it a charming feel.

    In keeping with a country-life feel there are a number of events throughout the year, plus small quirky streets, historical buildings (one even has its own ghost, allegedly!) and a rich selection of antique shops.

    There’s also a famous vineyard and plenty of country side right on the doorstep. Dorking has it all.

    Leisure

    Locally known as Antique Alley, there’s a thriving antiques district plus a healthy number of independent shops for any committed shoppers. Foodies will also find plenty to enjoy, artisan bakeries, delis, farm shops and eco-wholefood shops all offer tempting wares as well as excellent cafes and restaurants both in the town and surrounding area.

    A varied calendar events throughout the year include food and art festivals, a military show plus the Bonfire Night celebrations which are a particular highlight.

    Transport

    Dorking is close enough to London to make it convenient for days out and trips to the West End yet the town doesn’t have a fast train (53 minutes to Waterloo) so doesn’t have the commuter struggles of other towns in the area. The A24 which runs through the heart of Dorking runs to Worthing on the south coast and up to the M25 near Leatherhead to the north. Gatwick is the nearest airport, a 27-minute drive.

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