Botley Removals

Botley 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 Botley Removals Service Includes…  

    • Uniformed Crew
      Uniformed Crew
      Our trained crews are DBS checked and carry photo ID.
    • Mileage
      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 Botley removals…

    5 Quickfire Botley Facts

    1. Strawberry Fields
      Botely once had a thriving trade in strawberries. ‘How big?’ you ask? Well, in 1904 1.5 million baskets of delicious red berries passed through Botley Train Station. There was even a special siding built into the tracks purely to load the fruit and a ‘Fruit Traffic Office’.
    2. Pub Life
      At one point Botely was home to no fewer than 14 pubs. The oldest was a coaching inn, The Catherine Wheel, which ironically was later bought by the Temperance Society. Legend says that a highwaymen was once caught in the area and hanged in the pub and it’s rumoured you can still hear his ghostly footsteps late at night. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
    3. Bad Manors
      Nearby Manor Farm also has a reputation for being haunted. There have been tales of poltergeists, strange knocking and banging sounds, unexplained smells and (the perennial spooky favourite) the sound of children playing. Who you gonna call?
    4. Reg’s Place
      To the east of the village is Sherecroft, an understated but elegant house standing on Botley Hill. Before and during WWII it was home to Reginald Joseph Mitchell, the man who invented the legendary Spitfire that helped win the Battle of Britain and turn the tide of the war. Britain’s most celebrated plane, Mitchell wasn’t as impressed by the RAF and reportedly said of his creation “Spitfire was just the sort of bloody silly name they would choose.”
    5. William Cobbett
      A controversial figure, William Cobbett was a former soldier and self-made man who lived in Botley. He campaigned for improved wages for the common man, rallied against political corruption, criticised the army for poor wages, harsh treatment and poor leadership and campaigned for lower taxes. He was imprisoned for treasonous libel and fled to America twice to avoid further punishments. However, his views in favour of bull and bear baiting and being pro-slavery wouldn’t make him quite so ‘woke’ today.

    Useful Botley Links & Information

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    Population – At the time of the 2011 YouGov census, the population of Botley was 5,100.

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    Local Council – Find information, contact details and updates from Botley Parish 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 Daily Echo.

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    Schools – View the latest Botley schools Ofsted reports.

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

    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

    Removals

    Botley Removals Company
    Whether you are moving to or from Botley, 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 benefit of ‘staying local’ when booking Botley removals…

    • Employing a local removals company in Botley means we spend less travelling time to your residence.
    • Unrivalled geographical knowledge of Botley & 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

    Storage

    Secure Household Storage in Botley
    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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