Somerton Removals

Somerton Removals

Armishaws are the local Somerton removals company.

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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 Somerton Removals Made Easy  

    Our friendly team create a bespoke removal plan for every move.

    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 possible (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.

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    Armishaws Removals

    Why choose Armishaws for your Somerton 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...

    Somerton Removals

    Staying Local?

    Armishaws are based here in Somerset and as well as creating bespoke packages for those moving to Somerton, we also provide relocation services to the wider area for local, national and international relocations;

    • Hurcot
    • Littleton
    • Long Sutton
    • Upton
    • Wearne
    • Langport
    • Podimore
    • Compton Dundon
    • Butleigh
    • Drayton

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

    6 Quirky Facts About Somerton

    1. The Birth of Somerset
      Known as ‘the Ancient and Royal Town of Wessex’, Somerton was once the capital of the Kings of Wessex. During the 13th and 14th centuries it was the first county town of Somerset and gave its name to the county. Originally a Celtic settlement, the grandson of Alfred the Great, King Eadr,ed held the Witan (early form of parliament) in Somerton.
    2. Cromwell
      In 1423 the town was ruled over by Sir Ralph Cromwell. Sir Ralph was the grandfather of Oliver Cromwell, the leader of the parliamentarian army and opposer in chief of Charles II during the English Civil War which saw man battles in the area.
    3. Gloves Are Off
      In the 1800’s Somerton’s largest industry was glove making. It then became a centre for rope and twine, supplying shipping in the region as well as the Royal Navy. The focus of the town’s industry shifted in 1841 with the birth of the Somerton Brewery.
    4. Cow & Gate
      During WWII 4 bombs fell on Somerton, aimed at the Cow & Gate factory in the town, which was the company’s biggest building at the time. The bombs destroyed 10 houses and killed 9 locals.
    5. Buttercross
      In the centre of the ancient market square, the Buttercross was the centre of dairy trading for the original market. At night the ancient monument and other buildings are lit up to delightful effect. The market dates back to the Middle Ages and is still running to this day.
    6. Made in Somerset
      A county wide movement, Made in Somerset brings together amateur and professional artisan crafts to help raise funds for local causes. Somerton hosts a number of Made in Somerset events.

    Somerton Removals – Local Information

    Schools – If you have younger family members making the move with you, you can view the most recent Ofsted scores for the area.

    Population – By the 2011 government census, Somerton’s population had reached 4,697.

    Transport – A stone’s throw from the A303 that links the South West with the M3 to London, Somerton is nestled in the rolling hills of Somerset. The nearest train station can be found at Frome, 22 miles away (there is local support to reopen the train line at Somerton).

    News – Somerton has an excellent local news site covering events and listings, Somerton.co.uk.

    Best Of Somerton

    Your Somerton removals are just the beginning of life in this charming and historic town. To help you ‘go native’ here’s a look at the best of Somerton;

    Pitney Farm Shop

    With farm fresh produce and the flavours of Somerset, this outstanding farm shop has an excellent café. So you can enjoy more treats while stocking up on healthy, local supplies.

    Go Visit! – Glebe Farm, Woodbirds Hill Lane, Pitney, TA10 9AP

    Ace Arts

    An exhibition and art space, Ace Arts shines a light on local artists as well as nurturing talent and holding workshops for those that want to give it a go and learn new skills.

    Go Visit! – The Old Town Hall, Market Place, TA11 7NB

    Cobbs Wholefoods

    New home, new you. You can make a fresh (and healthy) start thanks to this fabulous shop. Packed full of locally sourced goodies, fresh bread, cakes, and so much more.

    Go Visit! – 7 Brunel Precinct, TA11 7PY

    Fine Tuned Brewery

    Locally brewed beer, right on your doorstep? Life doesn’t get much better than this. An amazing, award-winning brewery, they offer tours so you can sample their brews. And they are gooood!

    Go Visit! – Unit 16, Bancombe Trading Estate, TA11 6SB

    Mary Hossack Antiques

    If you’re looking for a statement piece to help make your new home, the ever-changing stock of this friendly shop means it’s always worth a visit.

    Go Visit! – Broad St, TA11 7NH

    About Somerton

    Formerly the county town, Somerset’s name derives from ‘the people of Somerton’. The town was settled by the Romans who built a number of villas in the area. 100 years after the fall of the Roman occupation the Saxon’s moved in, pulling down many of the Roman buildings. The town grew in importance and eventually became the seat of regional power and the capital of the Kingdom of Wessex.

    Leisure

    The weekly market dates back to the Middle Ages, however the highlight of the local calendar is the Music and Arts Festival. Somerton’s recreation ground covers 17 acres with a skate park, play area, football and rugby pitches, bowls, tennis courts, plus a sports and social club with meeting rooms and changing facilities.

    Local groups include a theatre society, history society, beekeeper’s group, Somerton Literary and Poetry Society (SLAPS), quilters, gardeners, allotment association as well as sports clubs and even bellringers. Ding, dong!

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