Alton Removals

Alton Removals

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    Family Owned 
Business Est. 1857

    Family Owned
    Business Est. 1857

    British Association
of Removers

    British Association
    of Removers

    Member of The 
Armishaws Group

    Member of The
    Armishaws Group

    Our Alton Removals Service Includes…  

    • Uniformed Crew
      Uniformed Crew
      Our trained crews are DBS checked and carry photo ID.
    • Mileage
      There are no hidden costs. All our quotes include mileage.
    • Goods in Transit Cover
      Goods in Transit Cover
      Restricted liability is provided as standard.*
    • Robe Cartons
      Robe Cartons
      Clothes travel in style in our robe cartons.
    • Covers & Blankets
      Covers & Blankets
      Slot-on, padded covers protect white goods and furniture.
    • Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      Carbon Footprint Offsetting
      To offset carbon emissions we’re planting 2,000 trees.
    • Used Box Recycling Service
      Used Box Recycling Service
      We’ll collect your flat boxes for recycling (or reuse).
    • Recycled Materials
      Recycled Materials
      We use recycled/recyclable materials where possible.
    • Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Biodegradable Mattress Bags
      Mattress bags are used once, then recycled.
    • Carpet Runners
      Carpet Runners
      Floor protection is available for both locations.**

    *Other options are available.
    **Fees may apply.

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    Armishaws Removals

    Why our customers trust our Alton removals…

    5 Quickfire Alton Facts

    1. Hoppy Beerday
      The region’s warm climate and rich soil make it perfect for brewing hops. As a result, there’s a long tradition of breweries around Alton. In recent times there’s been trend for local beers and micro-breweries bringing back brewing. We’ll drink to that!
    2. Battle of Alton
      In 1643 royalist forces of cavalry and infantry were attacked by 5,000 parliamentarian troops during the English Civil War. The Earl of Crawford ran from the fight taking the cavalry with him leaving 700 infantrymen who were driven back to St Lawrence Church. Today you can still see the marks in the church left by musket balls as the soldiers put up a heroic defence in what was described as one of the “most savage encounters” of the war.
    3. Jane Austen
      Jane Austen lived and grew up in Chawton, 1 mile from Alton. She completed 5 of her novels here and there’s a heritage walk that takes in sites from her youth and ends at the Austen family home.
    4. Sweet Fanny Adams
      The terrible tale of 8-year old Fanny Adams begins in 1867 with her gruesome murder. Her body was dismembered and buried in a hop field by local solicitor’s cleck Frederick Baker. It became headline news, gripping the nation and in typical dark humoured fashion the Royal Navy took the name ‘Sweet Fanny Adams’ to refer to their new, hugely unpopular tinned meat rations. The tins often had little meat and so sweet FA came to mean ‘very little’.
    5. Alton Hoard
      In 1996 just days apart in two separate locations, two local metal detectorists unearthed, 256 Roman coins, a gold ring and bracelet on farmland just outside Alton. The finds that date back to between 50 BC to 50 AD were given a value of approximately £350,000. Kertching!

    Useful Alton Links & Information

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    Population – At the time of the 2011 YouGov census, the population of Alton was 18,261.

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    Local Council – Find information, contact details and updates from Alton Town Council here.

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    Nearest Tip – View opening times and location of your nearest Waste & Recycling Centre.

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    Newspaper – “Read all about it!” Get local news online from the Alton Herald.

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    Schools – View the latest Alton schools Ofsted reports.

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    Weather – Be prepared for your moving day whatever the Alton weather forecast says.

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    Museum – Discover a little more about Alton history at the Curtis Museum.

    Thank You Over’s

    See what Over’s customers are saying…

    Darryn and Kyle, the two removal men were just brilliant in carrying out their duties. Nothing was too much trouble. They are an asset to your company and great Ambassadors for your business. My wife and I felt on occasions they went above and beyond the normal service and went out of their way to help ease the process and stress of moving.

    - Andy Cookson – June 2021

    The two crew movers that moved me are exceptional. Polite, hardworking, and professional. Nothing was too much, no problems or complaints. They packed, moved me out, and moved me in. Constantly ensuring everything was where I wanted it and fine tune placement of my items. I could not have moved in without their, and the team at Armishaws efforts. Thank you for getting (injured) me, and my family in our new home safe and complete.

    - Alan Edmunds - June 2021

    Excellent removals experience on a two day local move in Somerset. Despite hail, the removals men did a fantastic job, and kept a sense of humour throughout. Nothing was too much trouble putting things where we wanted them in various sheds when we arrived. Toby and Ben made the experience SO much more fun, and less stressful. Cannot recommend them too highly.

    - Helen Williams – May 2021


    Alton Removals Company
    Whether you are moving to or from Alton, or beyond, we pride ourselves on making the experience as hassle-free and streamlined as possible. With over 160 years of experience as a leading UK removal company, our personable, expert removals team will take the stress out of moving home or office.

    The benefits of hiring a local removals firm in Alton.

    • Employing a local removals company in Alton means we spend less travelling time to your residence.
    • Unrivalled geographical knowledge of Alton & the surrounding areas.
    • We know the traffic flow, best times of day to move and where to park.
    • We offer overnight storage (or for as long as you require) at our nearby Hampshire-based storage facilities.
    • Our size allows us to be more competitive than many other local removal companies across Hampshire, Surrey & Berkshire
    • Free removal estimates and removals advice before, during and after your move!
    • We employ local people doing local work


    Secure Household Storage in Alton
    Are you a homeowner requiring long or short term household storage for furniture and personal effects for which you no longer have room? Do you need secure flexible household storage at short notice, with the minimum of fuss?

    With our multiple, large, secure purpose-built Hampshire storage facilities located in Aldershot, Farnborough and Petersfield, we can cater for all your storage needs. We can also arrange to collect and storage your belongings on your behalf. Please visit our Storage Service for further details.

    Why use Over’s for your storage needs?

    • Our household & commercial storage prices are cheaper than most other storage facilities in Hampshire and Surrey
    • Flexible storage – we can even deliver, collect and store your belongings for you
    • Friendly staff available on site: our experienced warehouse staff will be on hand to assist customers with packaging, loading and unloading.
    • Our facilities incorporate the latest sophisticated fire and security systems

    Of course, it’s not just the calibre of our personnel that matters. We are also proud of our modern fleet of specialised removal vehicles, lifting equipment, packaging and dedicated storage facilities to help us best cater to all your storage requirements.

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