The South West’s leading removals company, for worry-free relocations.
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.
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 create vital habitat for wildlife.
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
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Schools – There are 7 schools in the area, you can see the latest Ofsted reports.
Population – The 2011 census recorded Sturminster Newton’s population as 4,954.
Transport – A short drive from the A303, 17 miles from Yeovil, Sturminster Newton sits on the quiet A357 close to Shaftesbury. There is a good bus service and the closest train station is in Sherborne (12 miles) where trains run to Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and London.
News – ‘Stur’ (as it’s known by locals) has its own website where you can find the latest news and details of upcoming events, Sturminster-Minster.org.
Some of our favourites;
Harts of Stur
Literally the heart of Sturminster, this delightful department store is a traditional shop with a modern edge. You’ll find everything for your home under one roof.
Station Road, DT10 1BD
Holebrooks Fine Food
With a superb deli, butchers, whole foods, dry goods, fresh bakes and a delicious coffee shop. You can pop in for a bite to eat and stock up your larder/fridge/cupboards at the same time!
6 Market Place, DT10 1AR
The Paddock Pantry
If yours is a horsey household then The Paddock Pantry is an absolute must. Not only will they keep you well stocked, they also have their finger on the pulse of all the local equine news and events.
The Warehouse, Rolls Mill Way, DT10 2HP
The Fabric Barn
You can ensure your house is well dressed thanks to The Fabric Barn. As well as fabric, blinds, curtains and all manor of stylish touches, they also offer a range of advice and local knowledge.
Clock House, Bridge St, DT10 1AW
Beads With A Twist
Looking for a new hobby – you’ll find jewellery making workshops as well as a huge range of beautiful beads and finished jewellery.
1 Church Street, DT10 1DB
Magic lions, crazy carnivals, bridges with an attitude, Sturminster is as quirky as it is picturesque. This is very much a rural community at heart with a high number of horse riders and a populace that value outdoor space and their environment.
There are good shops, a department store, plenty of local events and some particularly odd local myths that all add to the colour of this Dorset idyll.
Food lovers can have their fill at the annual Cheese festival which features over 60 food stalls, with cheeses and other goodies from across the region. There are a number of stables and riding centres in the area, golf courses, woodland, bridleways, cycle paths and fields a’ plenty for dog walking or simply enjoy the countryside. Plus a leisure centre with a gym and a wide range of classes from martial arts to dance.
One of Sturminster’s charms is the fact that it is just off the beaten track and well away from any motorways. There is good access to the A303 and you’re just 17 miles from the shops and restaurants of Yeovil. There are regular bus services, while the nearest station can be found at Sherbourne.