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    Family Owned
Established 1973

    Family Owned
    Established 1973

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Eco Friendly

    Eco Friendly

    Removals Made Easy

    Our expert team will create a bespoke plan to give you a worry-free move.

    All our removals 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...

    Thame Removals

    Staying Local?

    Armishaws offer first class services to the wider area for local, national and international relocations including;

    • Towersey
    • Chinnor
    • Long Crendon
    • Haddenham
    • Wheatley
    • Princes Risborough
    • Chilton
    • Little London
    • Great Milton
    • Aston Sandford

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

    Thame – 6 Quirky Facts

    1. Not Very Civil
      Like many towns across Oxfordshire, Thame was drawn into the English Civil War. King Charles I made Oxford his new capital city after parliament raised an army against him. He concentrated his forces in the area and there were numerous battles across the county during the conflict. Thame found itself occupied by royalists and parliamentarians at different times while the townsfolk probably kept their heads down and hoped they’d leave them in peace soon.
    2. Beery Good
      After the hotpot and football teams, Lancashire’s most famous export is bitter. But Boddington’s owes its routes to Thame and two boozy brothers. In 1832 Henry Boddington joined his older brother and took a clerks’ position at Strangeways Brewery in Manchester. Henry was born at Thame Mill which was owned by his father, the master of Thame’s workhouse. In 1847 Henry became a partner in the brewery and by 1853 had risen to become sole proprietor, changing the company name to Boddingtons. Cheers Henry!
    3. Thame Hoard
      In April 1940, a short distance upstream of the Long Crendon Bridge, local lorry driver Willocks McKenzie stumbled across an incredible find. That stretch of the River Thames had been dredged the previous summer which may have disturbed a hoard of coins and jewellery that had probably lain undiscovered for 400 years. The Thame Hoard consisted of groats (early coins) and 5 ornate rings, dating between the 14th and 16th centuries. The rings were marked with intricate carving, one including a cross, which now forms part of the town’s emblem. The hoard was declared ‘Treasure’ and therefore the property of the Crown. It is now on display at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum. Poor Willocks got his fifteen minutes of fame but sadly no share of the treasure.
    4. Thame Henge
      Another incredible find in the town was the discovery of a Neolithic enclosure which predates Stonehenge at around 6,000 years old. The site was uncovered during the building of a housing estate in 2015. Further excavations and subsequent work has unearthed a Neolithic henge, Bronze Age spear heads and burial mound, round houses from the Iron Age, a sizeable Roman settlement and Anglo Saxon buildings.
    5. Early Doors
      King Wulfhere of Mercia visited Thame and with his hand upon an alter (showing the earliest signs of Christianity in the area) signed a charter. Thame was also listed in the Domesday Book in 1086 when it had 27 villagers, 26 smallholders, 5 slaves, 34 ploughlands and a mill. The town’s value was 37 pounds.
    6. Greyhound Inn
      One Thame pub has seen its fair share or events (we’re not talking darts league here!). After the Battle of Chalgrove Field during the Civil War, Colonel John Hampden who had been educated at Thame Grammar School was brought back to the town and the house of Ezekiel Browne. That house later became the Greyhound Inn. The inn saw even more battles and became the site where James Figg became a champion prize-fighter, contesting bareknuckle contests with all comers. The pub was renamed the James Figg in his honour. Today it’s far more civilised.

    Local Info

    Schools – Thame has 9 schools in the local area. If you’re moving with younger family members you can view the latest Ofsted scores here.

    Population – The 2011 census recorded Thame’s population as 11,561.

    Transport – 9 miles east of Oxford, just off the A418, a short distance from the M40, Thame offers very good transport links. It’s a 29-minute drive to the centre of Oxford, by train it takes 35 minutes from Haddenham and Thame Parkway. The fastest trains to London Marylebone take 37 minutes, by car the journey is around 1 hour, 14 minutes. The M25 is less than 30 minutes away.

    News – There is a good local, community website, Thame Hub. The Oxford Mail covers stories for the wider area.

    Best of Thame

    Here’s some of our favourites for you to discover at your leisure;

    The Woodworks Trading

    A simple yet superb café where you can sample great food and pick up lovely wooden homeware and kitchenalia. All ethically and sustainably sourced.

    Go Visit! – 27 Upper High Street, OX9 3EX

    Wholefoods Pantry

    Is your new home the start of a new sustainable journey? Wholefoods Pantry stock great, healthy ingredients without the waste. Good for you and the environment.

    Go Visit! – 1 East Street, OX9 3JS

    Rumsey’s Handmade Chocolates

    OK, hands up, it’s our favourite shop in the whole of Oxfordshire. Are their stunning, handmade chocolates our guilty pleasure? Who feels guilty about it? Not us!

    Go Visit! – 8 Upper High Street, OX9 3ER

    Thame Cycles

    Thame Cycles are the perfect spot for serious cyclists, young peddlers and those getting back in the saddle. Sales, service, maintenance, they’ve got you covered.

    Go Visit! – Station Yard, OX9 3UH

    Relish Kitchens

    Ready to renovate? You can achieve your dream kitchen with the help of the knowledgeable and friendly team at Relish Kitchens.

    Go Visit! – 1 Cornmarket, OX9 3DX

    About Thame

    Hoards of gold, bareknuckle boxers, Neolithic henges, beer brewing brothers, Thame is a fascinating small town with some great hidden stories and superb local shops and services. A short distance from the M40, there are good transport links to the Midlands, London and South East. You can also enjoy stunning scenery and access to the Cotswolds national park.


    There is a local theatre group putting on a high standard of shows and several local societies covering all kinds of interests, from cooking and bakery to art, photography and history. Thame Leisure Centre has a pool, gym, racket sports, classes and regular events. There is a strong community feel with dates throughout the year bringing together the town to celebrate all manner of fun and madness.


    Commuters can be in Oxford in 29 minutes by car or let the train do the work (35 minutes). London Marylebone can be reached in 37 minutes (fastest routes) or a 1 hour and 14-minute drive. The M25 is just 30 minutes away and Thame is minutes from the M40, which offers routes to London and the Midlands.

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