Locks Heath 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

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    Get a bespoke package, tailored to suit your exact needs.

    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...

    Staying Local?

    Staying Local

    We cover the local area:

    • Whiteley
    • Warsash
    • Swanick
    • Titchfield
    • Knowle
    • Hamble-le-Rice
    • Butlocks Heath
    • Old Netley
    • Bursledon
    • Burridge

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

    Locks Heath – 6 Quirky Facts

    1. Berry Good
      Locks Heath was once one the biggest strawberry producing areas in the UK. Local pubs such as The Talisman (named after a particular variety of strawberry) and Strawberry Field Tavern, celebrating the fruit.
    2. London Fayre
      A rail station was set up, purely to transport strawberries direct to London.
    3. Bob’s Full House
      Comedian and game show host Bob Monkhouse lived in Locks Heath.
    4. King Kevin
      Revere in Newcastle as King Kevin, Kevin Keegan lived in Locks Heath in the 1970’s when he played for Southampton.
    5. Neighbours
      Other famous neighbours include Lou Carpenter from the Aussie soap Neighbours (actor Tom Oliver). World Cup winner Alan Ball lives in nearby Warsash and runner Chris Akabusi is also local to the area.
    6. Sher Things
      The Spitfire and first Sherlock Holmes novel were both created in this part of Hampshire.

    Local Info

    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.

    Best of Locks Heath

    Here’s a look at our top tips;

    Little Big Village

    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

    The Cork & Cheese

    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

    Soothills Bakery

    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

    Always Plastic Free

    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

    Alexander Hadleigh

    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

    About Locks Heath

    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.

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