If you are moving house, looking to start a new life in Winchester or retiring to Winchester, we can help you.
If you are looking for house removals to or from Winchester, our removals team can help take the stress out of moving home. Get in-touch today and we will be delighted to provide you with more information on our Winchester removals services and offer a competitive quote bespoke to your requirements.
Our removals team have expert local knowledge of Hampshire, ensuring we provide an efficient and hassle free house moving experience. Our team are on hand to assist with packaging, loading and unloading. We also can tailor a removals service entirely to suit your needs, as well as offering full wrapping and packing service, and our removals team can collect from anywhere across the UK.
What can Armishaws offer?
Some of the Winchester removal services that can be included are:
• Local and long distance
• Full loads and part loads
• Worldwide shipping
• Removals services to France, Spain and Portugal
• Containerised storage facilities
• Friendly, personal service
• Packing service, export wrapping
• Family-owned and run since 1973
• Free survey / same day quote
Why chose Armishaws for your Winchester removals?
We take pride in our removals services, and have operated in the Winchester area for over a decade. Our experience and professionalism is second to none, and we are passionate about what we do, and providing a high-quality service at affordable prices. We work to your specifications and requirements to make each and every move as smooth as possible, and we are trusted by professionals and clients, who we have worked with frequently all over the world. To find out more about how we can help you, and make your removal easier and less stressful, call us for a free quote, and a member of our specialist team will be happy to help you.
The city of Winchester lies along the course of the River Itchen, 13 miles from Southampton, its closest city. Winchester Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the distinction of the longest nave and length in all Gothic cathedrals in Europe. In the early 1900s, the cathedral almost collapsed. An experienced diver was called in to repair the damage, which took him 6 years, by working underwater for 6 hours at a time. The bells chime every day at 8pm, and have done so since medieval times, as a curfew bell for the residents of Winchester. Winchester is the ‘county town’ of Hampshire, and it known for its Christmas markets and public events.
The eldest son of King John and Isabella of Angouleme, King Henry III, was born at Winchester Castle. The castle itself was used by Royalists in the English Civil War, before falling to Parliamentarians in 1646.
Since 1974, Winchester has hosted the annual Hat Fair, a celebration of street theatre- performances, workshops, gatherings and talks. The city hosts one of the UK’s largest famers’ markets, with about 100 stalls, certified by FARMA- a co-operative association of farmers, producers and market organisations in the country.
In March 2016, Winchester was named as the best place to live in Britain by the ‘Sunday Times’ Best Places to Live’ guide, described as an ‘historic, cultured, foodie city’ that is ‘practically perfect’. The city has been used for the production of many Hollywood blockbuster films, including the Da Vinci Code, Les Misérables and The Riot Club.
Marwell Zoo, just outside of Winchester, is an 140 acre park home to a range of exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. There are Cheetahs, Snow Leopards, Giraffes and more available to see at the Zoo, and adventure playgrounds, rail trains, tropical houses and exploration locations all on site. It is a fun day out for all the family, and it will transport you to another world. Fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the magnificent Cathedral, which stands in the heart of the city, once a seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power. Why not absorb the astounding history, and appreciate the sincere beauty of the architecture by paying a visit to Winchester Cathedral? Take a look around, have a picnic on the garden, take a selfie from the outside, make a prayer inside, however you wish to show you appreciation for this historical site of interest, it is a visit worth taking when in Winchester. There are some great venues within the city, providing a variety of shows, concerts and comedy events, all with a central location. The Theatre Royal is a 400 seat Edwardian-style auditorium that specialises in comedy, drama and music events, as well as running a youth community programme. The Guildhall offers fantastic tribute acts, themed nights and fairs. There is plenty to do in the area, no what your tastes!
There is an abundance of primary and secondary schools throughout the city, all with varying numbers of pupils, ages, genders and locations. St Swithun’s School is a girl only schools, for ages 3-18, which is one of the most highly recommended all-girls schools in the county. Brockwood Park schools has a lower number of pupils, but educates 4-20 year olds of both genders, and has a fantastic history results and standards, which makes it a top choice for those moving to, or living in, the area. The University of Winchester has origins tracing back to 1840 and is the only University in the UK to be awarded a five-star rating for overall organisational excellence by the British Quality Foundation. The central location of the University means it is highly sort after, and transport to and from the campuses is simple through bus stations and train station being a close walk away. Winchester offers a wide range of educational opportunities, whether it be through its wide selection of primary and secondary schools, its University, or its idyllic location, meaning transport to Southampton, London and Portsmouth is simple, great for work or further studies.
Whether you require long term or short term storage, our secure container storage system will ensure the safety and care of all your personal or business possessions. Whether you personally wish to store items to pass onto family and friends, store your home items while moving abroad or while you are between homes we can help.Find Out More
Winchester is a city in the county town of Hampshire, located next to the South Downs National Park, approximately 63 miles from London. Winchester has rich heritage and is famous for being the ancient capital of England during the 10th and early 11th centuries, it has long been known as a lively historic city renowned for its ancient history and the Winchester Cathedral which is one of the largest Cathedral in Europe.
Winchester is known for its award winning pubs and restaurants, local produce and food stalls. It has a vibrant arts scene and a variety of shops and markets.
It comes as no surprise that property in Winchester is in huge demand. Winchester attracts a variety of residents including first time buyers, families, investors and professionals, the area boasts an excellent choice of great Ofsted rated schools and commuting to London takes just under an hour.
We provide removals and relocation services to Winchester and its surrounding areas. Our removal services can include: