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.

Mr & Mrs Williams

"This is just a quick note to thank you and ALL of your team for the fantastic service we received from Weston and Edwards over the last few months. From the initial survey and quotation through to our final delivery here in France we have been absolutely delighted with all of your team's efforts. Tom and Sam did an excellent job in collecting and packing all our furniture and effects from our house in Taunton. During the 3 months our furniture was in your store we had ever helpful contact with Jenni and Helen. The final delivery by John and Paul was friendly, obliging and very efficient. We have had no hesitation in recommending Weston and Edwards to friends, some of whom have already used your services, and would have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone. Unfortunately for you we are very, very happy here, so we are unlikely to be using your services again. Thank you for making our move so smooth and stress free. "



Mr and Mrs Weeks

"Can you please pass on our grateful thanks to Gary and Chris for all their hard work yesterday. Everything went like clockwork, and they took the stress out of the day with their pleasant attitude and energy, they are a credit to you! Also thanks to the people behind the scenes who do all the booking and logistics. A job well done, many thanks. Colin and Glenis Weeks. "



Mrs Orde

"Thank you for sending me the e-mail below with the good news that my brother’s shipment was due to arrive in the USA yesterday, 27 August. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your very efficient and personal service - you made the experience far less stressful than I had expected which is very much appreciated. "



Jo Foster

"I want to say a huge thank you to Ablemove for such an amazing service. We've used other moving companies over the years and never had anything like the service we got from you, start to finish. I wanted to say an especial thank you to the two guys that moved our stuff on Monday - I'm sorry, I was so stressed that I instantly forgot their names as soon as they introduced themselves! They were absolutely fantastic - and funny, they made us laugh which was great on moving day. I didn't get a chance to thank them or say goodbye at the time because I was busy with my baby, but I'd be grateful if you could pass on my thanks to them and wish them all the best. "



Mr and Mrs Van de Hoef

"I felt I had to write and thank you for the excellent service your two operatives provided on the day. They couldn't have been more helpful which was greatly appreciated by my Husband and I, and we would have no hesitation in using your company again in future or recommending you to others. "



Alison Tevndale

"They were exceptional! a truly delightful team of 4, each and every one being courteous, compassionate and helpful. they showed intelligence and initiative, when required, and kept me in the loop at all times. There was a lightness of spirit, which is a compliment to the company, since the guys genuinely seemed to enjoy their work. They could not have worked harder, investing energy and commitment to get the job done efficiently. I really cannot commend them highly enough. Everything pleased me. Mr. Weston was more than helpful, informative and considerate. The team of guys was superb and the service excellent. 5 stars. "



Sheila White - Moved to Oregan, US

"Dear Matt and staff, Just a line to let you know that my goods arrived here safely last Wednesday. I would like to commend the two gentlemen who came to the house in Honiton on the excellent packing job they did on all my furniture. It was a pleasure to do business with you and I would like to wish you and all your staff a very happy festive season. With regards, Sheila A. White "



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.

 
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