Your move should be hassle free and tailored to your needs, that’s why our friendly team create bespoke solutions for every relocation. All our packages include;
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 are the number one movers and shakers in the South West. As well as Shillingstone removals we also cover the local area for international, national and local moves;
Ask our friendly team for a free, no hassle quote today.
Schools – There are 9 schools in total within a 3-mile radius of Shillingstone. Families can view Ofsted scores here.
Population – The village had a population of 1,170 at the time of the 2011 census.
Transport – 12 minutes from Blandford Forum, Shillingstone lays a few miles to the west of the A350 which runs from Poole to Chippenham. The nearest train station is 29 miles away in Sherborne.
Shopping local is not only great for the environment, it’s also good for the local community and a great way to find gems the big stores just can’t offer. Here’s a look at some of Dorset’s finest;
Paint & More
Stamping your mark on your new home? Paint & More have everything you need for all kinds of makeovers, upcycle projects and crafts.
Go Visit! – Blandford Road, DT11 0SF
With over 25 years of experience of fine soft furnishings, Feathered Nest offer amazing customer care and a fully bespoke, local service.
Go Visit! – 12 Blandford Road, DT11 0SF
The Rustic Bakery
Handmade, no additives, organic flour, this is bread at its finest and most natural. This artisan team also produce a delicious selection of pastries and more. Yum!
Go Visit! – Church House, Church Road, DT11 0SL
Willows Vintage Tea Room
Using locally sourced, sustainable produce, Willows Vintage Tea Room serve up delightful afternoon teas, Sunday roasts, bistro nights and event catering.
Go Visit! – 5 Blandford Road, DT11 0SG
Designed in Design
Shining a spotlight on the finest craft workers and designers in Dorset, you’ll find everything from garden furniture, art, jewellery, even the odd tipple. We’re huge fans.
Go Visit! – Aplands Close, Child Okeford, DT11 8HF
A casual glance of this delightful village is unlikely to give any hint of the curious history hidden here. Bravery awards (for the entire village!), civil war, Romans, May poles and beer, Shillingstone has celebrated them all and today still enjoys being a little bit unique. The village sits within Blackmore Vale, a stunning area of the West Country that is rich in independent producers of all kinds of artful and tasty treats. The village has a close community and access to miles of unspoilt scenery.
Railway enthusiasts can enjoy a day or even volunteer time at the North Dorset Railway located in the village. There are several societies and clubs covering a wide range of interests, sewing, yoga, gardening, beekeeping, crafts, bell-ringing, tai chi, plus a village hall, community orchard and the WI. There are also play areas and playing fields for younger residents.
A short distance from the A350 that connects Chippenham to the north and Poole to the south, Shillingstone is a 12-minute drive from Blandford Forum. Commuters will find the closest train station 29 miles away in Sherborne.