Beaminster Removals

Beaminster Removals

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    Family Owned
Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973


    Rated 4.5/5
    on Trust Pilot

    Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    British Association
of Movers

    British Association
    of Movers

    Our Beaminster Removals Service Includes…  

    Our expert team create bespoke removals, designed to suit the exact needs of you and your family. All our packages include;

    •  Trained, Uniformed Staff
      Trained, Uniformed Staff
      All Armishaws’ crew members are background checked and carry photo ID.
    • 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.
    • Robe Cartons
      Robe Cartons
      Your clothes will travel in style with specialist boxes for hanging garments
    • Covers & Blankets
      Covers & Blankets
      White goods and furniture are protected with slot-on, padded covers.
    • Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      We’re planting over 2,000 trees to offset our carbon emissions.
    • Used Box Recycling Service
      Used Box Recycling Service
      Our team will collect your flat boxes for recycling (or reuse where possible).
    • We Use Recycled Materials
      We Use Recycled Materials
      Our crews use recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
    • Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      These sealable bags are only used once, then recycled.
    • Carpet Runners
      Carpet Runners
      Full floor protection is also available at both locations (fees may apply).

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    Want to Discuss Your Move? Call Us On  0800 917 1015

    Beaminster Removals Company

    Why Move to Beaminster With Armishaws…

    Eco-friendly Beaminster Removals

    Want to Discuss Your Move? Call Us On  0800 917 1015

    Beaminster Removals - Local Information

    Beaminster Removals – Local Information

    Schools – There are 6 schools in the local area, you can view the full Ofsted scores and details here.

    Population – At the time of the most recent census (2011), Beaminster’s population was 3,136.

    Transport – Not somewhere full of fast paced roads or miles of open ‘blacktop’, the nearest major road is the A37 between Yeovil and Dorchester. The closest train station is a 15-minute drive away, at Maiden Newton. There are bus routes across what is a mostly rural area.

    News – Beaminster has a local town website, Beaminster Town, you’ll also find news and local events in the Bridport News.

    Beaminster Dorset Local Removals

    Staying Local?

    Armishaws provide Beaminster removals as well as relocation services for those moving to or away from the area including;

    • Broadwindsor
    • Bowood
    • Netherbury
    • Toller Downgate
    • Durrington
    • Mosterton
    • Birdsmoor Gate
    • Maiden Newton
    • Evershot
    • Marshwood

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

    5 Quirky Facts About Beaminster

    1. Domesday
      Originally known as ‘Bebingmynster’ in the 7th century, Beaminster was of high enough status to have been included in the Domesday Book, created by William the Conqueror in 1086 to record the wealth of parishes in order to calculate taxes. The population at this time was around 300. The name ‘minster’ refers to what must have been a sizeable church and possibly a holy order.
    2. Fire!
      During the English Civil War, like much of the region Beaminster was Parliamentarian. King Charles II sent his nephew Prince Maurice to the South West where he lead troops in a series of battles. Beaminster was attacked and after putting up very little resistance the town was captured by the Prince who with his entourage and troops stayed overnight. Unfortunately during their stay, a stray musket ball fired in the roof of a thatched building started a fire that quickly spread. It engulfed and destroyed three quarters of the buildings of the entire town. “Oops! My bad!”
    3. Not Again!
      The town suffered two more major fires in 1684 and 1781, in both instances there was considerable damage to the town centre and many buildings had to be pulled down and rebuilt.
    4. Beerminster
      Despite its small size, the good folk of Beaminster must have had a thirst. At the start of the 20th century the town had a population of less than 3,000 and 17 pubs!!
    5. Almost Famous
      Beaminster was brought to life, via a quick name change in Tess of the D’urbervilles. Dorset Lad Thomas Hardy included many Dorset towns in his novels although often changed their names. In the case of Beaminster, it became ‘Emminster’ and when the book was portrayed on the London stage, Hardy personally chose Gertrude Bugler to play Tess and Gertrude briefly dreamed of becoming an actress. However, Hardy’s wife was none too happy about her ‘rival’ to Hardy’s affections (he was known for his love of women, despite being 81 at the time) and she dissuaded Gertrude from staying in the capital. The fact that Gertrude had recently married her cousin and was already pregnant also possibly had something to do with her decision not to stay in the West End.

    Best Of Beaminster

    Beaminster really does punch above its weight. There are a host of excellent independent retailers in the town, so here’s a quick look at the best of the bunch;

    Beaminster Trading Post Cafe

    Trading Post & Café

    Not only a friendly spot to catch up on local news and goings on, it’s also a superb vegan and vegetarian café that uses produce from the best local suppliers


    Beaminster Little Tollers Bookshop

    Little Toller Books

    This amazing bookshop is the smiley face of a local publishing company that produces work by local authors. Sign up to their newsletter and hear about all the latest publications.


    Beaminster Nick Tett Butchers

    Neck Tett Butchers

    Pies, picnics, Sunday roast or a BBQ with friends and family. Whatever the occasion Nick Tett Butchers will help you rustle up something special (so you can take all the credit!).


    Beaminster Sheds

    Beaminster Sheds

    Whether you’re in need of a potting shed, home office, studio or man cave, Beaminster Sheds design and make bespoke garden buildings for you to escape.


    Beaminster Cilla & Camilla Cookshop

    Cilla & Camilla

    Part of a small local chain of outstandingly good shops, Cilla & Camilla stock fab homewares, funky textiles, gifts, clothing and more. We’re big fans!


    About Beaminster


    Nestled in a bowl-shaped valley where the River Brit drifts lazily by, Beaminster is wonderfully removed. While sufficiently off the beaten track that you’re unlikely to wake up to find traffic jams winding post your driveway, Beaminster is reassuringly close to large towns with all the big-name shops and brands. For those that prefer to shop local, support small business and save on emissions, there is plenty right on your doorstep.

    There is also a good calendar of annual events plus a number of clubs and societies for those that like to try something new.


    History buffs can learn up on the story of Beaminster at the town museum. Once a year the area is brightened by the arrival of the Beaminster Festival that attracts musicians from across the country at a large picnic in the park. The town sits within the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and there are certainly plenty of places for walking, riding and stables. Golfers can get into the swing at the nearby Bridport and West Dorset Golf Course.


    This is a rural community and you are in an area where you’re more likely to be held briefly by a tractor than sitting for hours in gridlock. The A37 that sits to the East of the town is the main artery connecting Yeovil and Dorchester. Maiden Newton is the nearest train station a 15-minute drive away. There are bus routes and the closest airport is Exeter.

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