Your home, like your family, are unique. That’s why we only create tailor-made moving packages to suit your exact needs.
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.
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 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and reduce the environmental impact of our UK removals.
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
Armishaws supply Weymouth and Portland removals a well as the local area including;
Ask our friendly team for a free, no hassle quote today.
Schools – View Ofsted rating for Portland
Population – The Isle of Portland has a population of 12,000 (according to the most recent 2011 You.Gov census).
Transport – Portland is connected to Weymouth via the A354 which stretches on to Dorchester in thirty minutes, while Bournemouth is around one hour and fifteen by car. Buses run to Weymouth roughly every ten minutes. Direct trains to London Waterloo take approximately three hours and twenty minutes.
News – Local news can be found online and in print from the Dorset Echo.
Once you’ve made he move to Portland, here are our tips of the best the island has to offer;
Incredible views, excellent food, friendly people, The Lobster Pot is the perfect place to become ‘a regular’. And their Sunday roasts are not to be missed!
Go Visit! – Portland Bill, DT5 2JT
Showcasing the best local artists and craftspeople, White Stones add a relaxing, welcoming atmosphere and cake! The food is every bit as good as the art.
Go Visit! – 13 Easton Street, DT5 1BS
Once the dust has settled on your Portland removals, head to Hen Dog Designs where you can start turning your house into home with Hen Dog’s excellent style and design.
Go Visit! – 2 Weston Road, DT5 2BX
If you love old things and timeless design this is the place! Full of wonderful finds, homeware and curios, They even host regular design and craft workshops.
Go Visit! – 7 Reforne, DT5 2AL
Almost worth moving to Portland for alone, Dorset Shellfish is as fresh as it gets without putting on a wetsuit. It’s also absolutely delicious!
Go Visit! – Maritime Business Centre, Dorset DT5 1FD
Windblown, quirky, beautiful and remote, Portland is as romantic as it is idyllic. Not as easily accessible as other Dorset location, the lack of traffic and fewer tourists only add to the isle’s many attractions.
There is an abundance of fine cafes, bars and eateries across Portland and of course the seafood is world class. When you’re not eating, you can burn off the calories exploring the coastline or taking part in the many sports available. The island might not be blessed with an abundance of shops (you won’t find the centre taken over by the usual high street names), what they lack in quantity they more than make up for in quality.
Portland also has a theatre/cinema with a brilliant mix of shows and screenings throughout the year.
With just one route connecting Portland with the mainland buses head to nearby Weymouth every ten minutes. Dorchester (thirty minutes and Bournemouth (75 minutes) are both easy to reach while there is also a rail station, trains to London take in excess of three hours.