Sandhurst removals

Sandhurst removals

Offering Sandhurst removals with military precision, Armishaws are a family run company that have been moving and shaking in the area sine 1973.

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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 Sandhurst 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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    Why our customers trust our Sandhurst removals…

    5 Quickfire Sandhurst Facts

    1. Wooded Hill
      The name ‘Sandhurst’ is derived from the sandy soil and ‘hurst’ meaning wooded hill. The same onomatology can’t be applied to England football hero Sir Geoff Hurst. He isn’t a wooded hill.
    2. Princes
      The Royal Military Academy moved to Sandhurst, from nearby Marlow, during the Napoleonic Wars (1813). The academy is notable for the number of princes that have passed through (like our own Harry and William), including princes from Albania, Bahrain, Bhutan, Brunei, Greece, India, Jordan, Luxemburg, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and other nations.
    3. A Bit Ropey
      The military academy’s tug of war team has won the Tug of War World Championship three times. So, should you find your car stuck in mud near the academy, you know who to call.
    4. Alumni
      There are a number of other well-known faces (and voices) that attended the academy including; Major Tim Peake (astronaut), Murray Walker (voice of F1 racing), James Blunt (singer), Will Carling (rugby player), Keith Floyd (TV chef), Ian Fleming (James Bond author) and Sir Winston Churchill.
    5. Cate & ‘enry
      Henry VIII’s older brother Prince Arthur was a regular visitor to the area and passed through on route to meeting his bride, Catherine of Aragon when they were both 15 years old. Although 5 years younger, Henry would go on to take his brother’s Sandhurst hunting lodge, his crown and even his widow.

    Useful Sandhurst Links & Information

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    Population – At the time of the 2011 YouGov census, the population of Sandhurst was 20,495.

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    Local Council – Find information, contact details and updates from Sandhurst 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 Bracknell News.

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    Schools – View the latest Sandhurst schools Ofsted reports.

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    Weather – Be prepared for your moving day whatever the Sandhurst 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

    Early Days

    According to local legend, Ambarrow and Edgebarrow are burial mounds (barrows) that mark the passing of two opposing Viking/Anglo-Saxon armies after a huge battle. Gruesome and sadly not true, the two hills are actually naturally occurring topographic features. Sandhurst is named after the local geography, ‘hurst’ being a wooded hill, ‘sand’ referring to the sandy soil. In fact, there is very little evidence or record of Sandhurst during the Anglo-Saxon period.

    12th Century

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    It certainly didn’t make the Doomsday Book (1086) and wasn’t’ recorded at all until 1175 when the first tax record appears under Henry II. Yes, one thing remains constant… you will pay your taxes!

    14th Century

    The small farming community on the very edge of Windsor Forest seems an unlikely spot that would eventually educate royalty from around the world, but it was just a sleepy homestead for centuries. The locals were given certain privileges allowing them to hunt, cut turf and use wood from the forest, although punishments were extremely harsh for anyone judged to have taken more than their entitlement. Prince Arthur, elder brother of Henry VIII, travelled through the location whilst wooing his future bride Catherine of Aragon (after his brother’s death Henry would also make her his bride and she was one of two of his six wives to outlive him).

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    19th Century

    Just two years before the Battle of Waterloo, the Royal Military Academy moved from its previous site in Marlow to Sandhurst. The rugged, terrain of the heathland at the edges of the forest made it a good location for training men, it was also close enough to London and important naval locations on the south coast.

    The next big arrival was the railroad which helped speed up traffic immeasurably. The new rail network and establishment of two more major institutions, Wellington College and Broadmoor Hospital in nearby Crowthorne, saw the population boom as entire towns built up around the three major sites, serving the residents, students and providing staffing.

    Modern Sandhurst

    The town is now mostly associated with the training academy; Prince William, Prince Harry, the King of Bahrain, King Hussein of Jordan, the Grand Duke of Luxemburg, Oswald Mosely, Sir Winston Churchill, Ian Flemming, James Blunt, Will Carling, Murray Walker, Keith Floyd, Tim Peake… The list of former students is as long as the rope used in tug of war. Sandhurst has a strange connection with tug of war and has even hosted the World Finals.

    Today the modern town is full of trendy shops and coffee houses, good restaurants and offers easy transport connections for commuters to or from the town.

    Sandhurst Removals Company
    Whether you are moving to or from Sanhurst, 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 Sandhurst.

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