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Worthy Winners for our Royal Wedding Competition

We ran a high profile social media competition back in the spring aimed at increasing brand awareness for Britannia and growing our social media follower base. The prize was £1000, and the competition was open to anyone getting married or having a civil partnership ceremony during 2018. Entrants simply needed to follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, like one of our competition posts, and leave a comment telling us how the money would help them. We had hundreds of entries, and ... Read more

Lanes of Cornwall receive nomination for prestigious award

Congratulations to Laura Johns (Britannia Lanes of Cornwall) on her becoming a finalist for the UK’s Self-Storage Manager of the Year organised by the UKSSA (UK Self-Storage Association). The UKSSA awards will be held on 7th September with Lanes nominated in two categories; Best Self storage facility and Best self storage manager. The winners will be entered into the European awards, which will be announced at the FEDESSA Conference in Paris running from 26th to 28th September, involving 550 delegates from ... Read more

Reeves say a sad farewell to Stephen Massey

Britannia Reeves were saddened to receive the news this week that Stephen Massey passed away after a short battle with  cancer.  Having overcome oesophageal cancer 7 years ago he went sick just 2 months ago and following tests was diagnosed with lung and bone cancer.  Stephen was 3 weeks short of completing 40 years’ service with Reeves having joined straight from school at 16 starting on the vehicles before working his way up to sales manager - a job he loved ... Read more

Malcolm “Malc” Halley Obituary

Malcolm “Malc” Halley died peacefully at home with his family on the 8th of August 2018 aged 69.  Malc was Chairman of John Bradshaw and Son Ltd which was acquired from Derek Blatchford in the early 1980’s. From that time, the company grew steadily and continually to include Britannia Bradshaw, Britannia Goodwins and BCL Moving Ltd. Malc also had interests in Bradshaws of Leicester Ltd.. An early member of Britannia Movers International, Malc continued to be an active and strong supporter of BMI ... Read more

Britannia Reeves assist move for HMS Victory

Britannia Reeves have recently been involved in the removal of an “incredibly rare” cannon recovered from the wreck of the predecessor to Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, which is due to be displayed at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN), just yards from Nelson’s HMS Victory at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. The cannon weighs in at 42 pound cannons and was salvaged from the wreck of HMS Victory 1744 which was only discovered 10 years ago. The ship went down during a ... Read more
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