Weston and Edwards - Local, Long Distance & International Removals and Storage covering Somerset Wiltshire Essex & Suffolk. Fully trained, permanent staff. Specialist packing, antique and export wrapping service.

Alan & Sally Wadsworth

"Dear Megan, At last - we have internet access in our new home! Which means that we can write and thank the AbleMove team for your part in our relocation. Chris and his team did a magnificent job and we must congratulate them for their determination to get the job done, whilst remaining cheery and helpful at all stages. If we have friends looking for a removals firm, we will have no hesitation in recommending AbleMove to them. "



Mr and Mrs Marland

"Could you please pass on our many thanks to the crew who moved us from Frome to Waterlooville. They were a credit to Ablemove and to themselves. They performed the move in a friendly, good humoured, efficient and professional manner. Well done all round Regards, Barry & Linda Marland "



Mr and Mrs Buswell - Moved from France

"We were very impressed by the two young men who arrived in the truck in a heat wave, Chris and Ed. They were polite, good natured and obliging, and worked so hard despite the heat, making what was a very stressful time for us much more fun. I would like to thank them again. We were almost at meltdown point with our move (nothing to do with the heat!!) and as soon as they turned up we were able to believe it was all finally happening, and they made it seem easy"



Penny French

"We felt we must write and thank the company for a very easy move. You have all been so helpful from the word go and it has made a potentially stressful event much easier. The two young men, Scott and Ed, who actually moved us were pleasant, efficient and hard working - a great credit to Ablemove. We could certainly recommend you to other home owners. "



Kathy Croom

"I was very happy with the service the company provided for my move. In particular, please extend my thanks to Ben and Halo for their hard work during the move. They had a difficult drive to the new property, but remained courteous and efficient throughout the unloading. I hope the return journey was easier. "



Mr & Mrs Honey

"We would like to thank you and all the team at Weston and Edwards for your help with our move to the UK. The crews and each end of the job were great and very helpful in what was a difficult move for us physically and emotionally. Kind regards Philip and Nadege Honey "



Economy Moving and Storage

AT A GLANCE:

* No Frills
* Low Cost
* Expert Back Up
* Moving service from £250 for half a day
* Move to store from £190
* Storage from £9.60 per week




The major headache of hiring a small self-drive van and doing the whole lot yourself is that self-drive hire vans are just not big enough to accommodate a whole house full, resulting in lots of journeys, backwards and forwards. 

 
If you cannot get the keys until two, maybe three 3 o'clock, you can only get one load off and you still have two or three van loads back at the old house. This will hold up the new people moving in (possibly having legal implications) and you still have to load the rest of it, the final unload not being till late in the day. The kids are hungry, you still have the beds to make up and you're absolutely shattered and fall into bed at midnight. It is commonly said that moving is one of life's most stressful experiences - you can see why!

 
 
 
By using our service, with a lorry big enough to take the whole lot in one go, it is all loaded in the morning, the house is empty for the new people and, as soon as the keys are released, you just have to unload. NO STRESS!

This is an Economy, Low Price, Basic 'No Frills' Service but you do get a clean, quality vehicle, trained staff and the necessary equipment on the lorry for a smooth move - blankets, ties, sack trucks and piano trolley.

You can, however, purchase the extras. You can choose the cheapest option of 'Driver Only'. You are only paying for the time it takes so it's to your advantage to supply extra labour yourself and keep the cost down.

It's the same price whether you have a medium or large lorry but we do have small vans if access to your property is difficult. We do need to know this.

Move to Store:

Our removal lorry, with a container (or containers) on board arrive at your home. Our driver will help to carry and pack the containers.

The Cost:

Please give us a call and we can work out an economy move price for you, on the spot.

Time Required:

You can book a lorry for a whole day (8 hours) or a half day (4 hours - morning or afternoon). The hours you book are from arrival at your existing property (normally 8.30 - 9.00 a.m.) until our lorry leaves your new property after unloading.

Distance:

The cost is calculated according to how far our vehicle has to travel. Our representative will work out the mileage and calculate the cost of your move or we can tailor the job to suit you (ie: if you only require an hour or so at each end etc).

Please ask if you require extra staff.

Driver only service is available for long distance moves including overseas.
 
 




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Contact Details for the Weston and Edwards Group:

Weston and Edwards Removals:

BRIDGWATER 01278 425508
TAUNTON 01823 324004
MINEHEAD 01643 703048
YEOVIL 01935 822237
We cover: Bridgwater, Bristol, Burnham on Sea, Castle Cary, Chard, Exeter, Glastonbury, Highbridge, Ilminster, Martock, Minehead, Sherborne, Taunton, Tiverton, Wellington, Wells, Weston Super Mare, Wincanton, Yeovil and everywhere in-between.


Ablemove Removals:

FROME 01373 334580
TROWBRIDGE 01225 766159
BATH 01225 904435
SALISBURY 01722 788010
We cover: Amesbury, Bath, Bruton, Bradford on Avon, Calne, Chippenham, Devizes, Frome, Marlborough, Melksham, Radstock, Salisbury, Shaftesbury, Shepton Mallet, Swindon, Trowbridge, Warminster, Westbury, Wilton and everywhere in-between.


North Somerset Removals:

WESTON SUPER MARE 01934 417444
BRISTOL 01173 601010


Essex Removals:

COLCHESTER 01206 571971
CHELMSFORD 01245 493912
CLACTON ON SEA 01255 476797
We cover: Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton on Sea, Colchester, Dunmow, Harwich, Maldon, Tiptree, Witham and everywhere in-between.


Bridgers Removals:

WICKFORD 01268 573232
SOUTHEND 01702 480120
SOUTH WOODHAM FERRERS 01245 322218
We cover: Basildon, Billericay, Braintree, Brentwood, Canvey Island, Chelmsford, Grays, Halstead, Harwich, Leigh-on-Sea, Romford, South Woodham Ferrers, Southend on Sea, Stanford-le-Hope, Wickford, Witham and everywhere in-between.


Suffolk Removals:

IPSWICH 01473 225797
FELIXSTOWE 01394 654495
STOWMARKET 01449 684065
We cover: Bury St Edmunds, Felixstowe, Haverhill, Ipswich, Stowmarket, Sudbury and everywhere in-between.


NB: Calls may be recorded for training purposes.


Top tips when moving house...

1. Get a quotation well in advance. Either complete our quotation form or make an appointment with our removals estimator. Proper planning ensures a smooth and trouble-free move.

2. If you have time, get rid of all your unwanted items and rubbish in advance - it's lovely to move into a new home, without unwanted clutter.

3. Doing your own packing? Anything that will fit into a box should be packed. Other loose items, garden tools for instance, can be taped together. Don't overfill the boxes. It's best to use our cartons as they are tailor-made for the job.

4. Items can be left in drawers if they're not too heavy, and if the drawers are removable (Our chaps can take the drawers out, put the carcass in the truck and replace the drawers to cut down the amount of packing that you have to do)

5. Freezers can usually stay full. Perhaps put the food in bags/baskets, so that if we struggle, we can take the food out prior to loading, and put back in for transit. We are often able to plug in the freezer on an overnight move.

6. Keep all keys (filing cabinets, safe, wardrobes) together in a safe place.

7. Self-assembly furniture is best dismantled before moving.

8. Prepare a survival pack for the things you will need on moving day - toys, kettle, passports and for the first day in your new home ie: bedding. Keep this separately and make sure the removal men know.

9. Let your mover know beforehand if you haven't managed to get your packing done, got rid of stuff or anything else you haven't asked for in your removal quote. That gives us time to make the necessary arrangements.

10. Make sure your removal company is aware of any access difficulties at either property.

11. People to notify of your change of address: Doctors, dentists, banks, Gas, Electricity, Royal Mail, phone company, D.V.L.A (Driving licence), Friends and relatives!

12. Check that we are available before you commit to a moving date.

We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by:


The Property Ombudsman
Milford House
43-55 Milford Street
Salisbury
SP1 2BP
01722 333306

 
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