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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
Armishaws’ cover the surrounding areas including;
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Schools – There’s a total of 10 nursery, primary and secondary schools in Wantage. See Ofsted scores here.
Population – Wantage had a population of 11,327 at the 2011 You.Gov census.
Transport – Settled in the Vale of the White Horse, 21 miles west of Swindon (34 minutes) and 9 miles east of Didcot (17 minutes), Wantage lies close to the A34 that leads to Oxford (28 minutes). Currently there is no mainline train station.
News – The town has its own dedicated news website Wantage.com
If you prefer to keep your shopping local, sustainable and independent rather than the big brand chain stores, you’ll find a wealth of locally owned shops and services. Here’s our pick of the crop;
Bringing life and love back to pre-used furniture, CSW also stock chalk paints for home projects and take on commissions and provide kitchen cabinet painting services.
22 Market Place, OX12 8AE
A simple ethos for a more sustainable future, bring your own containers and fill up with healthy, sustainable basics and home items with zero waste.
Arbery’s Arcade, Church Street, OX12 8BL
For those passionate about independent bookstores, Madhatter is an absolute gem. Friendly, knowledgeable staff and books for all ages.
18 Mill Street, OX12 9AQ
Vintage furniture, artisan ceramics, lifestyle, décor, textiles, gifts, it’s a great emporium and one of those shops you’ll want to browse every time you pass.
Arbery’s Arcade, Church Street, OX12 8BL
Crafty shoppers will love Three Bird Fabrics. Patterns, textiles, helpful advice, whether you’re upholstering or designing clothes, TBF have got it sewn up!
10 Wallingford Street, OX12 8AX
Wantage has a fascinating history, famed for being the birthplace of King Alfred the Great (who Churchill considered the ‘Greatest ever Englishman’), there are also links to Robin Hood and Dick Wittington. Today the bustling market town has a cool selection of independent shops, lively markets, restaurants, cafes and bars.
Wednesdays and Saturdays Wantage hosts markets with local suppliers and producers bringing their wares to town. There is a very good museum with a lot to tell owing to the town’s colourful past. Wantage Leisure Centre boasts a swimming pool, gym, classes and sports hall. Memorial Park is a great space for families with a play area and room for picnics and ball games. There are several golf courses in the area along plus a cricket club, football club, theatre group and a wide range of societies for all kinds of interests.
34 minutes east of Swindon and 17 minutes from Didcot, Wantage lies close to the A34 that will have commuters in Oxford in around 28 minutes. There are good bus routes but no train station.