Newton Abbot Removals

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    Rated 'Excellent'
    on Trustpilot

    Family Owned
Established 1973

    Family Owned
    Established 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    Moves Made Easy

    The South West’s leading removals company, for worry-free moves.

    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...

    Newton Abbot – 6 Quirky Facts

    1. Cheese & Onion
      The town hosts an annual Cheese and Onion Fayre where pasties are paraded through the streets.
    2. Cider Drinkers
      Newtown Abbot has a specialist bar that is dedicated to serving cider and at one point had strict rules in place limiting women and holiday makers to “only half measures”.
    3. Forde House
      Sitting at the edge of Decoy Park which were once just a part of its grounds, Forde House is an impressive building that has had a number of notable guests in its history including, Oliver Cromwell, King Charles I and William III Prince of Orange.
    4. Brunel
      Isambard Kingdom Brunel was involved in building the local railways and there are a number of his buildings still in use in the area.
    5. Fair Enough
      Newton Abbot loves the great outdoors and hosts a number of outdoor events throughout the year including an autumn fair, Lemonfest, craft festival, Abbfest (a celebration of food and drink) and more.
    6. On Ya Bike
      One of the UK’s toughest bike races, The Dartmoor Classic, takes place locally at Dartmoor National Park.

    Local Info

    Schools – See the latest reports and scores for Newton Abbot schools.

    Population – Newtown Abbot has a population of 25,000 according to the 2011 You.Gov census.

    Transport – Overlooking the Jurassic Coast and a short distance from Torquay, Paignton and Exeter, Newton Abbot has one major road, the A380. Trains to London can take just 2 hours and 32 minutes. The nearest international airport is at Exeter.

    News – DevonLive is the best source for local Newton Abbot news and events

    Best of Newton Abbot

    Our favourites;

    Ullacombe Farm

    A great afternoon out, there’s a play area for kids, delicious café, farm shop selling the best local produce, award winning butchers, all surrounded by stunning countryside.

    Haytor Road, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9LL

    Ye Olde Cider Bar

    You simply can’t get more ‘local’ than enjoying a glass of cider at Ye Olde Cider Bar. A veritable temple dedicated to the worship of the world’s finest apple inspired beverage!

    99 East Street, TQ12 2LD

    Wildmoor Fine Food & Drink

    Stock up in style. No matter what the occasion, family celebration, Sunday brunch or just filling up the kitchen with your favourite treats, this amazing deli is packed with flavour!

    43 Fore Street, Bovey Tracey, TQ13 9AD

    Nature’s Bounty

    The lovely team at Nature’s Bounty are on a mission to improve your quality of life naturally. Specialising in health and wellness they have a large selection of products and a treatment room.

    84 Queen Street, TQ12 2ET

    Jacksons Fish & Chips

    So much more than humble fish and chips, Jacksons have taken the nation’s favourite dish to another level. Sustainably sourced fish and chips at its finest

    52 Queen St, TQ12 2EW

    About Newton Abbot

    This historic town knows how to enjoy itself. There is a packed events calendar with a number of festivals throughout the year, many of which revolve around food and drink. Perhaps the pinnacle of these is the Cheese & Onion Fair (also known as the Autumn Fair) when pasties are paraded through the streets. Yes, they take their pasties very seriously!

    Sitting in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Newton Abbot benefits from both Dartmoor National Park and the Jurassic Coast. You really will be spoilt for choice with stunning countryside to explore in every direction, which has inspired artists for generations.


    This historic town is a real favourite for food lovers. Packed with amazing producers, cafes and delis, if you enjoy the flavours of the South West, you’ll love Newton Abbot.

    Newton Abbot’s market can be traced back over 750 years and while the town gets its name from the medieval abbey, evidence has dated the area to the Iron Age. There are a number of historic sites of significant interest for budding history buffs.

    There is also a cinema, active amateur-dramatics scene, art clubs and various societies to get involved in.


    Within easy driving distance of Torquay, Paignton and Exeter, the main route in and out of Newton Abbot is the A380. There is a mainline station and trains to London take in excess of 2 hours and 30 minutes. If you’re flying, the nearest airport is Exeter International.

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