Warminster Removals

Warminster Removals

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    Family Owned
Business Est 1973

    Family Owned
    Business Est 1973

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    Rated 4.5/5
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    Eco Friendly
Removals

    Eco Friendly
    Removals

    British Association
of Movers

    British Association
    of Movers

    Our Warminster Removals Service Includes…  

    We’ll create a bespoke removals package to fit your exact requirements. All our packages include;

    •  Trained, Uniformed Staff
      Trained, Uniformed Staff
      All Armishaws’ crew members are background checked and carry photo ID.
    • 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.
    • Robe Cartons
      Robe Cartons
      Your clothes will travel in style with specialist boxes for hanging garments
    • Covers & Blankets
      Covers & Blankets
      White goods and furniture are protected with slot-on, padded covers.
    • Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      We’re planting over 2,000 trees to offset our carbon emissions.
    • Used Box Recycling Service
      Used Box Recycling Service
      Our team will collect your flat boxes for recycling (or reuse where possible).
    • We Use Recycled Materials
      We Use Recycled Materials
      Our crews use recycled and recyclable materials wherever possible.
    • Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      These sealable bags are only used once, then recycled.
    • Carpet Runners
      Carpet Runners
      Full floor protection is also available at both locations (fees may apply).

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    Extra Warminster Removals Services

    Packing Service

    Packing Service

    Packing Service

    A complete packing service by our trained personnel.

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    Storage

    Storage

    Storage

    Short term and long-term storage solutions.

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    Shredding

    Shredding

    Shredding

    Home office and personal information safely destroyed.

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    Packing Materials

    Packing Materials

    Packing Materials

    Using recycled and recyclable materials where possible.

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    Warminster Removals - Local Information

    Warminster Removals – Local Information

    Schools

    Warminster offers excellent schools, you can see the latest Ofsted scores here.

    Population

    Warminster’s population stood at 17,490 at the time of the 2011 census.

    Transport

    On the A36 leading to Salisbury and Southampton, Warminster is just a few miles from the A303 that connects the South West with the M3 motorway. Longleat House and Safari Park are just a 10-minute drive and Stonehenge is another local landmark. The fastest trains to London take around 1 and 39 minutes. Southampton Airport offers the closest overseas getaway.

    News

    The Wiltshire Times covers all Warminster’s latest goings on and forthcoming events.

    Staying Local?

    Staying Local?

    As well as those moving to Warminster, we provide relocation to and from the surrounding area, plus national and international moving services;

    • Chapmanslade
    • Corsley
    • Crockerton
    • Kingston Deverill
    • Chicklade
    • Maiden Bradley
    • Codford
    • Winterbourne Stoke
    • Stourton
    • Brewham

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

    6 Quirky Facts About Warminster

    1. The Warminster Thing
      On Christmas Eve 1964 a local resident reported their bedroom ceiling had “come alive with strange sounds lashing at the roof.” That same night soldiers stationed at nearby Knock Camp reported “a huge chimney stack from the main block … ripped from the rooftop, then scattered … across the whole camp.” In 1965 sightings of “cigar shapes” flashing in the skies over Warminster, a “monstrous orange flame” seen “crackling and hissing” over local fields and a large number of cars breaking down, started to attract national press attention in an event the press dubbed “The Warminster Thing”. Thousands of visitors descended on the town in the hope of a close encounter. Because of the ongoing number of sightings each year, Warminster is considered the UFO capital of the UK.
    2. Cover Up?
      A report from the MOD in 2016 stated an, “increase in atmospheric dust and emissions can contribute to the formation of dusty plasmas and may have been responsible for an increase in sightings.” It went on to explain that the increase in plasmas could cause psychological effects on the local population such as “vivid but mainly incorrect” recollections and reports of the event plus “extended memory retention and repeat experiences”. Once again this had locals, UFO investigators and conspiracy theorists up in arms, some claiming a cover up by the MOD and government. The truth is out there…
    3. Seven Hills
      Warminster is surrounded by 7 hills, 3 of which held Iron Age forts. There have been a number of caches of Roman coins discovered and also the remains of 2 Roman villas. But it’s the UFOs that continue to be the centre of attention, even the tallest and largest of the Iron Age forts at Clay Hill has become something of a mecca for UFO spotters (similar to trainspotters but they wear different badges).
    4. Attention!
      Warminster has a rich military background. During the English Civil War there were a number of battles focusing largely on Warminster Common and the town changed hands at least four times. The town supported the crown during the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685. The area around Warminster was used to house and train troops from Australia, New Zealand and Canada during WWI. Today Battlesbury Barracks (which like Warminster, sits on the edge of the MODs largest training area, Salisbury Plains) is an important army training base, home to a number of specialist army training schools. Both Prince William and Prince Harry completed parts of their training at nearby Westbury.
    5. Ghost Village
      In 1943 the inhabitants of the nearby village of Imber were given just 47 days to leave their homes forever and the entire village was then used by the military in preparation for the Allied invasion of Europe. The village is now inside Salisbury Plains and has been used by the military for training ever since. Access is granted for visits several times a year for those wishing to return to the village which has been featured in TV shows including BBC’s Top Gear.
    6. Benefactor
      Much of the town’s prosperity has risen from cloth making. In 1807 one local factory owner, George Wansey left £1,000 (the equivalent of approximately £80,000 today) for improvements to the town on the proviso that the people of the town should match the sum through local fund-raising. It was achieved the money was used to pull down houses and widen roads to ensure traffic and trade continued to pass through Warminster.

    Best Of Warminster

    An ancient market town, today Warminster has a great selection of independent stores and services. Here’s our recommendations for the best in town;

    SL Corden & Sons

    This charming and timeless shop has been helping make homes in Warminster for over 100 years. Selling hardware, homeware, gifts and more, it should be the first stop on your new adventure.

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    Grace Decorative

    Warminster is blessed with some excellent antique shops, pick of the bunch for us is Grace Decorative. There’s always something new, so it’s worth popping in whenever you pass.

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    Iris & Olive

    A sheer delight, this artistic shop is packed with gifts, treats, homeware, candles, scents, skin care, wonderfully different, unashamedly quirky!

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    TAPhouse

    Craft beers, locally brewed ciders and friendly, expert knowledge. If you want to experience local flavour, this is the best place to start.

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    Warminster Malt

    Home brewers can pick up sustainable malt grown on fields just outside the town. You can even visit the maltings. Award-winning malt, right on your doorstep!

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    About Warminster

    About Warminster

    The UFO capital of the UK, home of the mysterious “Warminster Thing” and a short distance from the ‘ghost village’ of Imber, Warminster has a fascinating history. It was the site of battles during the Civil War, became a base for thousands of troops and sits on the edge of Salisbury Plains.

    Today the garrison town doesn’t have the large troop numbers it once did, but it does have a good number of independent stores and some superb restaurants and cafes. Along with pet stores, antique shops and a delicious bakery, there is also a Waitrose.

    Leisure

    The town has a superb park with a small boating lake. The site which remains largely unchanged since it was first created, holds a number of events throughout the summer months. Warminster has a variety of very busy groups and societies, encompassing all manner of interests, art, poetry, cooking, baking needlework, classic cars and man-sheds. The town is surrounded by stunning countryside and some great hill walks, leading to 3 Iron age forts. Longleat is less than 10-minutes away and an annual pass gives you access to the large number of events on their calendar.

    Transport

    Close to Westbury and Frome, Warminster is within commuter distance of both Salisbury and Bath. The main route is the A36 which connects with the A303 that links the M3 and Cornwall. There is a train station with direct routes to London and the closest airport is at Southampton at the southern-most point of the A36.

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