Armishaws are the South West’s leading removals company, offering outstanding customer service.
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
Whether you’re staying local or new to the area, our Ferndown removals also cover;
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Schools – See ratings and the latest Ofsted scores for Ferndown
Population – Ferndown has a population of 26,000 (stats, 2011 You.Gov census).
Transport – Sitting just off the A31, Ferndown is minutes from Bournemouth International Airport and Bournemouth with it’s 7 miles of golden beaches. The nearest motorway is the M27 leading to Southampton, routes to Brighton and the South East plus the M3 to London. There are no direct trains to London from Ferndown, trains from Bournemouth to the capital can take 1 hour and 41 minutes.
News – The best source of local and regional news is the Bournemouth Echo.
Once you’ve made your Ferndown removals you can take a day off from the unpacking and explore the very best the area has to offer. These are our top picks;
One of Bournemouth’s leading attractions, you’ll find rides, attractions, live shows, picnic areas, cafes, gifts shops. A fantastic day out for the whole family.
Go Visit! – Merritown Lane, Hurn, BH23 6BA
Serving locally sourced treats and environmentally responsible, fair trade coffee, The Flying Teapot is a delightful shop that offers first class service and is much loved by its many loyal customers.
Go Visit! – 489 Ringwood Road, BH22 9AG
One of the finest farm shops in the South West, Pamphill has a butchers and exquisite café that is worth the trip alone! There are also a number of small artisan shops on site.
Go Visit! – Chilbridge Farm, BH21 4DY
This local independent brewer is an absolute treat for the taste buds. And with their delivery service you don’t even need to leave the house but you can have cans or casks delivered to your door!
Go Visit! – Old Manor Farm Buildings, 187 Leigh Road, BH21 2BT
If we were to give one reason to move to Ferndown, Farm Girl Sausages would be it! Offering a huge variety of sausages and burgers, from venison to vegan, they’re absolutely tasta-sational!
Ferndown owes its prosperity to the Stewart family who came from Scotland and set up a nursery in the warm climbs of the Dorset countryside in 1864. They were the first to grow and sell plants in pots, the first to offer a mail order service and opened the UK’s first garden centre, helping revolutionise the horticulture industry.
During the 1940s and 50s Ferndown Zoo was an attraction for the many visitors heading to the seaside resorts of Bournemouth and Poole though is no longer in operation.
Today Ferndown is a modern town set in a rural location with moorland, heaths, forests, it’s a short hop to the picturesque Jurassic Coast and golden beaches of Christchurch, Poole and Bournemouth.
As well as a leisure centre, there are three golf courses, Ferndown Forest Golf Club and Ferndown Golf Club which includes The Old Course and Alliss Course (9 hole), named after a long association with the Alliss family. Kings George Field is a wide-open space featuring a tennis courts, bowling green, football pitches, play area, cricket pitch and skate park.
Dog walkers and artists have plenty to explore including Holt Heath, Ferndown Forest and Ferndown Heath. There is also a small theatre and a number of groups and societies covering a wide number of interests and hobbies.
The A31 to the east connects with the M27 and M3 close to Southampton to Winchester. Heading north the A34 meets the M4 north of Newbury. To the west Devon and East Dorset are accessible via the A31/A35. The nearest railway station is Branksome (6.8 miles away).