Poundbury Removals

Poundbury Removals

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    Rated 'Excellent'
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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 Poundbury Removals Made Easy

    Our team of experts will create a bespoke removals plan, catered to your exact needs.

    All our packages 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.

    Find out what our customers say...

    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your Poundbury 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...

    Poundbury  Removals

    Staying Local?

    As the South West’s leading removals company, Armishaws provide Poundbury removals and relocations across the wider area including;

    • Charminster
    • Bradford Peverell
    • Martinstown
    • Winterbourne Abbas
    • Muckleford
    • Winterbourne Herringston
    • Kingston Russell
    • Compton Valence
    • Charlton Down
    • Cruxton

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

    6 Quirky Facts About Poundbury

    1. New Town
      Poundbury is no ordinary town. The vision of HRH Prince Charles, this new town was aimed to enhance lives, be more environmentally friendly, create a blueprint for future building and is supported by the Duchy. Construction began in 1993 with a view to building 5,000 homes. 35% of homes will be affordable, rented or shared ownership allowing locals to remain living in the area rather than be forced to look for cheaper housing elsewhere.
    2. Green Green Grass of Home
      The site sits on 400 acres, 150 acres are designated for landscaping, parkland and farming, with 26,000 shrubs, 450 trees, grassed areas, play parks. There are also allotments, orchards and birdboxes throughout the town.
    3. Got Gas
      No drilling, no fossil fuels, Poundbury’s gas comes from a joint effort between the town and local farmers thanks to an anaerobic digester which produces 100% renewable bio-methane gas that comes from organic crops. With all homes being thermally efficient, they require less heating (therefore lower bills). The gas not only serves Poundbury, the excess goes into the national gas grid to provide for another 90,000 homes in Dorset. That’s 100% green energy and provides income for local farmers, who in turn plant crops that support bees, insects and other important wildlife.
    4. Health & Wealth
      Not only is the quiet green revolution taking place in Poundbury good for the town’s health (and that of its inhabitants), this has attracted green companies and eco start-ups. There are over 200 businesses, providing enough jobs for over half the population, half those businesses began life in Poundbury and over a third of them are run by women.
    5. Walk Don’t Vrum!
      The town is designed to be more friendly for walking and cycling, to encourage residents to leave the car at home (of course the garages of those homes are fitted with electric car charging points). Clever planning means it’s easy to walk from one end of Poundbury to the other and always remain in well-lit areas.
    6. In Good Taste
      In the town square (named after Charles’ grandmother, Queen Mother Square), an annual Dorset Food Festival takes place, celebrating and raising the profile of local grub. Poundbury itself produces a number of celebrated and award-winning local treats, including chocolate!

    Poundbury Removals – Local Information

    Schools – There are a total of 13 primary, secondary schools and colleges. You can see full Ofsted reports here.

    Population – By 2011 Poundbury’s population had reached 2,266 (UK census) and is planned to reach 3,500.

    Transport – Just west of Dorchester, Poundbury sits on the junction of the A35 to Honiton (1 hour) and the A37 to Yeovil (33 minutes). Dorchester train station offers direct routes to London waterloo with a journey time of 2 hours and 46 minutes. The closest international airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes away in Bournemouth.

    News – Local news is available online and in print from the Dorset Echo.

    Best Of Poundbury

    As well as being a wonderfully unique and eco-friendly place to live, Poundbury has some superb independent shops. Here’s our pick of the very best;

    Poundbury

    Olives Et Al

    Just moved in? Ready to stock that larder? Olives Et Al offer speciality olives, sauces, snacks, marinades and even craft gin. Go on, treat yourself!

    Go Visit! – Off Woodland Crescent, DT1 3RT

    Poundbury

    Stitching House Design

    Start your new home makeover with help from the friendly team at Stitching House. Bespoke soft furnishings, design, instillation, fabrics, it’s like a stunning TV makeover but without the ad breaks!

    Go Visit! – 3 Pummery Square, DT1 3GW

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    House of Dorchester

    Of the many reasons to love Poundbury, this could well be our favourite. HoD are dedicated to creating some of the world’s finest chocolate… What’s not to love?!?

    Go Visit! – Victor Jackson Avenue, DT1 3GY

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    Poundbury Gardens

    Not only a superb place to start planning that big garden transformation, Poundbury Gardens is also home to an amazing restaurant/café. Shopping and eating, we’re in!

    Go Visit! – Peverell Avenue, DT1 3RT

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    The Dorset Wine Co

    Start as you mean to go on with a trip to The Dorset Wine Co, a great place to pick up that bottle of something special to celebrate life in your new home.

    Go Visit! – 11 Queen Mother Square, DT1 3DX

    About Poundbury

    A town with true royal connections, Poundbury is a project born on the idea of HRH Prince Charles and the community was largely built thanks to the Duchy of Cornwall. Eco-friendly housing and planet conscious principles have laid the foundations for what is a truly modern place to live. There are great local shops and services, well designed and considered houses and community spaces and within minutes you can be enjoying the Dorset countryside or on route to the coast.

    Leisure

    With Dorchester on the doorstep, you’ll find gyms, theatres, a cinema and all the high street names for shopaholics. If you’re a foodie you won’t have to travel far, Poundbury has some excellent places to eat and hosts an annual food festival. There are also other local events and gigs throughout the year.

    Transport

    A satellite village on the edge of Dorchester, the main train station is in Dorchester itself with routes to Bournemouth, Bath, Southampton and London. From Poundbury the A37 stretches to Honiton, Devon, and the A37 heads north to Yeovil. The closest airport can be found at Bournemouth.

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