Ferndown Removals

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    Rated 'Excellent'
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    Family Owned
Established 1973

    Family Owned
    Established 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    Removals Made Easy

    Armishaws are the South West’s leading removals company, offering outstanding customer service.

    All packages include…

    • Removal Coordinator
      Removal Coordinator
      A dedicated Removal Coordinator will be assigned to your move.
    • 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
      Flat, used boxes can be collected (location dependent, fees may apply).
    • 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.

    What our customers say...

    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your move...

    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.

    Greener Moves

    As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…

    2,000 Trees

    We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and create vital habitat for wildlife.

    Box Recycling Service

    We collect your boxes to re-use or recycle, giving you one less thing to worry about (dependent on location, fees may apply).

    Recycled Boxes

    All our boxes and soft packaging are made from recycled and recyclable materials to protect your belongs and the environment.

    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

    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

    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...

    Ferndown Removals

    Staying Local?

    Whether you’re staying local or new to the area, our Ferndown removals also cover;

    • Canford Magna
    • Hurn
    • Verwood
    • St Leonards
    • Holt
    • West Parley
    • Wimborne Minster
    • Ringwood
    • Woodlands
    • Witchampton

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

    Ferndown – 5 Quirky Facts


    1. Flower Power
      Ferndown holds a place in horticultural history. During the 1900’s the Stewart family came south of the border and set up a nursery in warmer climbs. They went on to revolutionise the garden industry introducing mail order plants and the UK’s first garden centre.
    2. Small But Mighty
      Ferndown is the second largest inland town in Dorset.
    3. Live Long & Prosper
      Dorset has life expectancy above the national average. Ferndown benefits from a leisure centre, large park with plenty of sports and activities plus miles of heaths and woodland to get out and about, exercise and enjoy the Dorset air.
    4. Unleash Your Inner Tarzan
      Moors Valley Country Park has over 700 acres of pine forest, a lake, cycleways and a tree-top trail if you’re feeling brave.
    5. Twitchers
      Bird watchers can enjoy the Parley Common Nature Reserve that attracts a wide variety of birds, insects and animals.

    Ferndown – Local Info

    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.

    Best of Ferndown

    Our top picks;

    Adventure Wonderland

    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.

    Merritown Lane, Hurn, BH23 6BA

    The Flying Teapot

    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.

    489 Ringwood Road, BH22 9AG

    Pamphill Dairy

    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.

    Chilbridge Farm, BH21 4DY

    The Brew Shack

    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!

    Old Manor Farm Buildings, 187 Leigh Road, BH21 2BT

    Farm Girl Sausages

    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!

    About Ferndown

    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).

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