Walton-on-Thames Removals

Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames 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 Walton-on-Thames removals…

    5 Quickfire Walton-on-Thames Facts

    1. Flying Circus
      If you’re walking around WoT with a sense of déjà vu, convinced you’ve seen some sights before, there’s a chance you have. Monty Python’s Flying Circus used Walton as one of their primary filming locations. The town even features in the video for Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (and yes, you’ve now got that whistling bit in your head, you’re welcome!).
    2. Fast Car
      Hersham and Walton Motors (HWM) were a motor racing team that once competed in Formula 1. British racing legend Sir Stirling Moss’s first ever grand prix was in an HWM car. The company also opened the world’s first Aston Martin dealership which is still going to this day.
    3. High Court
      One notable resident who lived just outside the town was John Bradshaw, the chief judge at the trial of King Charles I. Bradshaw was a surprise, and some argued, bumbling choice, he missed the first three days of the trial!! because he was “Out of London” (no biggie John, it’s just the small trial of the King of England after a 6 year war!). During the trial he took to wearing a bullet proof hat and armour under his clothes. After finding the King guilty and sentencing him to death, he refused to allow him any last words, as a condemned man was legally no longer alive and therefore had no right to speak.
    4. Meet the Neighbours
      Other famous Walton residents have included; Dame Julie Andrews (actor, The Sound of Music), Madeline Albright (former US Secretary of State), Nick Lowe (musician, producer), Fay Ripley (actor, Cold Feet) and Herbert Hoover (31st US president).
    5. A Fine Romance
      In 1909 American romantic songwriter Jerome Kern stopped off in Walton during a boat trip down the river and popped into The Swan public house for a drink. He chatted to the barmaid/landlord’s daughter and within a year the two were married. Kern’s heartfelt hits included; The Way You Look Tonight, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes and Ol’ Man River.

    Useful Walton-on-Thames Links & Information

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    Population – At the time of the 2011 YouGov census, the population of Walton-on-Thames was 22,834.

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    Local Council – Find information, contact details and updates from Elmbridge Borough Council.

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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 Get Surrey.

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    Schools – View the latest Walton-on-Thames schools Ofsted reports.

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    Weather – Be prepared for your moving day whatever the Walton-on-Thames 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

    Walton dates back to an early Celtic settlement, pre-dating the Anglo-Saxons or Romans. One ancient historian cited it as the spot where Julius Caesar crossed the Thames but evidence is ‘sketchy’ at best, however it certainly would have been a crossing point around the time.

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    It remained little more than a hamlet but in 1086 it was sizeable enough to be included in the Domesday Book as ‘Waletona’ when the land was owned jointly by Edward de Sarisber (Salisbury) and Richard de Tonbrige.

    12th Century

    St. Mary’s Parish Church was most likely in place at this time although it was rebuilt in the 12th century. One strange relic inside the church is a scold’s bridle (an ancient device designed to punish gossips and liars) which was mentioned in Jerome K. Jerome’s classic Three Men in a Boat.

    18th Century

    The beginnings of the modern town lay with the construction of a wooden bridge by Mr Samuel Dicker in 1750. It was the first of many bridges over the Thames at Walton, two of which were captured by the painters Canaletto and Turner. The current bridge was built as recently as 2013.

    During the Edwardian period, boating and swimming had become the height of fashion and Walton was one of a number of riverside towns to host a regatta which attracted wealthy Londoners out of the city. The arrival of the railways brought both visitors and house hunters, looking to escape the smoke of London and set up home in leafy Surrey, just a short train journey from their businesses in the capital.

    The town was bombed heavily in WWII due to its proximity to the aircraft factory at Brooklands. After the war, Hersham & Walton Motors were building cars for new drivers as well as a racing car in which Stirling Moss competed in his first Formula One World Championship.

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    Modern Day

    Today there are no racing cars or Romans, but the easy access to London, large homes, great restaurants and plenty of river walks means increasing numbers are looking for Walton removals.

    Walton on Thames Removals Company
    Whether you are moving to or from Walton on Thames, 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 Walton on Thames removals…

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