Portsmouth 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

    Making Moves Easier

    No two moves are the same, that’s why Armishaws create bespoke packages tailored to your 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...

    Portsmouth – 6 Quirky Facts

    1. It’s Officially Old
      Not only is Portsmouth mentioned in the Doomsday Book, the city (named as ‘Portis Mouth’) is one of 600 places to feature on the UK’s oldest known map, dating bating to 1360 and is also recorded in the Anglo-Saxon chronical of 501AD as ‘Portes Mutha’.
    2. War of the Wells
      HG Wells spent time living in the city but described his time there as, “the most unhappy, hopeless period of my life”. No wonder he decided to write about an alien invasion!
    3. Not Miserables
      Despite what HG thought, Portsmouth is actually a very happy city, having said that it was one of the locations used for filming Les Miserables.
    4. Skinny Street
      Messum’s Alley was originally called Squeeze Gut Alley by locals due to its narrow width.
    5. Mutiny on the bounty
      The ill-fated Bounty set sail for Tahiti from Portsmouth before the crew “got the hump” with the ship’s master Captain Blythe and dumped him overboard.
    6. Just Like Venice
      In 2003 two Turner paintings of Venice were examined at London’s Tate Gallery which discovered the subject of both paintings was actually Portsmouth.

    Local Info

    Schools – If your family is on the move you can view Ofsted scores and reports for the Portsmouth area.

    Population – The most recent You.Gov census (2011) recorded Portsmouth’s population as 238,000.

    Transport – Portsmouth is serviced by the short M275 which joins the M27, close to the M3 junction offering routes to Surrey, London and the M25. Direct trains to London Victoria take 1 hour and 27 minutes. The nearest airport is Southampton International.

    News – The best source for local ‘Pompey’ news and events is The News

    Best of Portsmouth

    Our favourites;

    Strong Island Clothing Co

    Portsmouth really does have its own look, in fact it has its very own clothing brand. The Strong Island Clothing Co offer style with a slightly nautical flavour. Mixing fashion with functionality.

    No.87 Marmion Road, PO5 2AX

    The Southsea Deli

    This tasty deli showcases the best local produce. A great place to pop in and pick-up something special, they host foodie workshops and a handy deli-very (?!?) service.

    96 Elm Grove, PO5 1LN

    Irving & Co Brewers

    The taste of Portsmouth, Irving & Co are an award-winning, independent brewery that host events, tours and a chance to sample their fantastic wares. Cheers!

    G1 Railway Triangle, Walton Road, PO6 1TQ

    Gunwharf Quays

    Armani, Boss, Polo, Dune, Gunwharf Quay houses some of the best names at outlet prices. A great place to browse with an excellent selection of restaurants and cafes on the waterfront.

    Gunwharf Quays House, PO1 3TZ

    Castles Furniture

    Having settled in your new home Castle’s Furniture should be your first stop. With furnishings, furniture and finishing touches to transform any new room.

    Northern Road, PO6 3AB

    About Portsmouth

    Sitting on Portsea Island, historic Portsmouth has a proud naval heritage but it’s also a modern, forward thinking city with a strong tech industry, great shopping and excellent transport links.

    The city was the primary embarkation point for the D-Day landings in 1944 and again played a major part in preparing the fleet that sailed to the Falkland Islands in 1982. The home of the British Navy, it now houses the Mary Rose and Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory. The quays also play a major part in the city’s nightlife and shopping with a number of popular places to eat, drink and shop.


    Portsmouth has a busy and varied events calendar, there are a wide selection of festivals throughout the year celebrating music, beer, food, comedy as well as Portsmouth’s seafaring routes. The city’s museums and historic sites are well worth a visit, there are also heritage trails and listed buildings around ‘Pompey’.

    Sports fans are well-catered for, several golf courses will help keep enthusiasts in the swing, while Pompey FC have had mixed results since time spent in the top flight of English football.

    The marinas and quays are popular with locals and visitors while the city’s standout landmark, the Spinnaker Tower, is a must if you have a head for heights.


    Despite its island routes, Portsmouth is well-connected. Regular direct trains to London Victoria take 1 hour 27 minutes. By car the route off Portsea is the M275, connecting with the M27 just off the junction for the M3 for the M25 and London. The closest airport is at Southampton, 25 minutes away.

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