Removals to and from Oxford

Removals to and from Oxford

If you are moving house, looking to start a new life in Oxford or retiring to Oxford, we can help you.

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    Family Owned
Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly
Removals

    Eco Friendly
    Removals

    Your Oxford Removals Made Easy

    Our experts will create a tailor made plan for a worry-free relocation.

    All our removals include…

    • Removal Coordinator
      Removal Coordinator
      A dedicated Removal Coordinator will be assigned to your move.
    • Mileage
      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
      Our team will collect your flat boxes for recycling or reuse (where available).
    • 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.

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    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your Oxford removals...

    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.

    Armishaws Greener Removals

    If you’re going, go green with Armishaws! As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…

    We’re planting 2000 trees – Armishaws Removals

    2,000 Trees

    We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and reduce the environmental impact of our UK removals.

    Free Box Recycling Service – Armishaws Removals

    Box Recycling Service

    We’ll collect your used boxes which will be re-used where possible or recycled (one less thing to worry about after your move).

    Recycled Boxes – Armishaws Removals

    Recycled Boxes

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

    Greener Vehicles – Armishaws Removals

    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 – Armishaws Removals

    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 – Armishaws Removals

    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...

    Oxford removals

    Staying Local?

    Armishaws provide relocation services and Oxford removals across the area for local, national and international house moves;

    • Horspath
    • Cumnor
    • Eynsham
    • Yarnton
    • Elsfield
    • Kennington
    • Sanford-on-Thames
    • Dry Sandford
    • Wheatley
    • Wytham

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

    7 Quirky Facts About Oxford

    1. That’s Capital!
      King Charles I made Oxford his new capital city in January 1642. Charles had been virtually run out of London by Parliamentarians who were seeking to reduce the power of the King. Fearing his opponents Charles decamped and made Oxford his new capital, setting up the royal mint there and basing his army in the city. As a result, Oxfordshire became a focal point of battles throughout the Civil War that lasted for 9 years.
    2. Mein Camp
      Hitler also had designs on Oxford and intended to make it his capital city once he won WWII. He was so keen on the plan that he ordered his planes to avoid bombing Oxford, which spared many of the city’s historic buildings.
    3. Writers Wot Right Stuf
      Oxford has produced some of the nation’s brightest minds. It has also produced more authors per mile than anywhere else in the world. Some of the city’s famous scribes include; Lewis Carroll, JRR Tolkien, Mark Haddon, Dorothy L Sayers, Oscar Wilde, TS Eliot, Joanna Trollop, William Boyd, Harper Lee, Richard Dawkins, CS Lewis, Philip Pullman and Dr Suess to name but a few.
    4. Town vs Gown
      In 1209 a number of riots broke out between students and locals. They became known as the ‘Town vs Gown Riots’ and there were injuries and even deaths on both sides. Fearing for their lives, one group of students fled the town and set up a new university in a place called Cambridge. Yep, Cambridge University owes its existence to Oxford. Not something that Oxford dons hold over their Cambridge counterparts ever. But before the students of Oxford get too carried away, we shouldn’t forget the name Oxford means ‘cattle crossing’, so no need to get ‘snobbish’!
    5. Oxford Snobs
      Through its many writers and student slang, Oxford has gifted the world many words (all recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary of course). One such word to come from the uni is ‘snob’. It comes from the Latin “sine nobilitate”, meaning “without nobility”. Therefore, a snob is someone who looks down their nose at others without having noble bearing themselves.
    6. Sport & Music
      The city hasn’t just produced writers, academics, prime ministers, broadcasters, journalists and comedians, it has also helped over 150 Olympic medal winners and been the birthplace of some huge bands such as Radiohead, Foals, Supergrass.
    7. Weird Uni Facts
      The first university college opened its doors in 1096, it was the first English-speaking university in the world. For the first 700 years, the only subject you could study there was religion. Female students weren’t permitted at all until 1878 and had to wait until 1920 before they were allowed to earn degrees, one college still didn’t accept female students until as recently as 1974.

    Oxford Removals – Local Information

    Schools – Oxford is renowned for educational excellence. Parents can view Ofsted reports for the area here.

    Population – The 2011 YouGov census estimated Oxford’s population as 651,761.

    Transport – Encircled by the A40 and A34, Oxford has excellent commuter links. By train commuters can be in central London in under an hour and Birmingham in 1 hour 2 minutes. There is also an international airport for overseas escapes.

    News – The primary news source is the Oxford Mail.

    Best Of Oxford

    Oxford has some amazing independent and family run shops and business. Here’s a brief look at the very best for Oxford newbies to find and enjoy;

    Oxford

    Taylors

    Deli, sandwich shop and all-round food emporium, Taylors is a great place to stop for a bite, meet friends or pick up something special to stock your larder.

    Go Visit! – 19 High Street, OX1 4AH

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    Objects of Use

    A homeware and hardware store with a difference, ethically sourced, with low environmental impact and beautifully mad. A great little store.

    Go Visit! – 6 Lincoln House, Market Street, OX1 3EQ

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    Hoyle’s

    The antidote to all that screen time, this amazing shop is packed full of old school games that will bring friends and family together and make evenings fun (and competitive!).

    Go Visit! – 71 High Street, OX1 4BA

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    Cardews of Oxford

    Part of the fabric of the city, Cardews is Oxford’s oldest supplier of roast coffee and fine teas. Their knowledgeable team will help elevate your daily brew to something quite remarkable.

    Go Visit! – 131-136 The Covered Market, OX1 3DZ

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    Tap Social

    Superb beers with a social conscience, not only do they make amazing brews, they’re helping to support the local community. And there’s a tasty tap room!

    Go Visit! – North Hinksey Lane, OX2 0LX

    About Oxford

    One of the UK’s premier cities, Oxford is famed for its universities, but it offers so much more besides. Foodies will find a hive of independent cafes, restaurants and food shops. There are weekly markets and some diverse street food. Shopaholics will also find plenty to peruse, unique stores, ethical shops and locally owned and run emporiums. There are good transport links, a busy social calendar, live entertainment venues, good schools and plenty of green spaces.

    Leisure

    There are several golf courses in the area, gyms, leisure centres, swimming pools, and several theatres. Eating out is a joy with a large selection of restaurants and cafes to sink your teeth into. If you want to get out and about there are a number of great parks and green spaces plus the university city has a very well planned and maintained cycle path network.

    Transport

    The A40 and A34 form a ring road network on the outskirts of the city that add to what is a very good transport hub. Buses serve the local area and cross the city. Anyone commuting to London can be in the capital in less than an hour or Birmingham in 1 hour 2 minutes. And when you do need to escape, Oxford International Airport is the closest quick getaway.

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