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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.
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 create vital habitat for wildlife.
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
We cover the local area:
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Schools – If you’re looking for schools in the area, you can see the latest Ofsted scores.
Population – The 2011 You.Gov census recorded Locks Heath’s population as 43,000.
Transport – Locks Heath sits just to the south of the M27 giving quick access to Brighton, Chichester and Portsmouth. Both the M3 and A3 (M) are within easy striking distance offering routes to London. The nearest train station is at Swanwick, while the nearest airport is Southampton, 7 miles away.
News – The Daily Echo covers local news and events for Locks Heath and the wider Southampton area.
Here’s a look at our top tips;
A play site with a big heart, Little Big Village is a miniature town and play centre where children can laugh and learn through role play. A truly magical place kids will love.
21 Centre Way, SO31 6DX
Packed full of fine cheeses, fine wine and locally sourced spirits The Cork & Cheese is a real gem. Knowledgeable friendly staff are on hand to help you make your selection.
44 Bridge Road, Park Gate, SO31 7GF
Fresh bread, cream cakes, tasty savouries, dating back to 1907 Soothills is a traditional bakers and much-loved part of the local community.
20 Locks Heath Centre, SO31 6DX
Shining a light on the need to reduce our reliance on plastics, this fantastic shop stocks vegan friendly homewares, gifts, food, drinks and more.
6 The Clock Tower Buildings, Shore Road, SO31 9GQ
If you’re ready to open a bottle of something a bit special to celebrate your big move, head to Alexander Hadleigh, a wine merchant with over 50 years of experience.
19 Centre Way, Park Gate, SO31 6DX
Locks Heath’s success was made from strawberries. The area was once one of the leading spots in the UK supplying strawberries. A rail station was built to transport the fresh fruit straight from the field (via horse and cart) to waiting for trains to whisk them up to London.
Today Locks Heath has a village feel while offering excellent access to Southampton and Portsmouth as well as easy access to the M27.
Within the surrounding area you’ll find a cinema, leisure centre with two swimming pools, gym, cycling studio and exercise/dance studios. There are a number of golf courses including Skylark Golf and Country Club and marinas and sailing clubs if you prefer to get all at sea.
Sarisbury Green Park offers wide open spaces for walks, picnics and ball games. You’ll also find Gull Coppice Nature Reserve within walking distance.
Locks Heath offers excellent access to Southampton, Portsmouth, Chichester and Brighton, it’s also a short distance from the junction with the M3 for Guildford and London. Frequent fliers are a short hop from Southampton Airport which can be accessed from the motorway. The nearest train station is at Swanwick, 1 mile away.