Coronavirus

Has COVID-19 Impacted home moving timescales?

Normally a house purchase from offer to actual move, can expect to take around 8-12 weeks, depending on the length of the chain and if any problems are encountered along the way. If the chain is quite short this could even be achieved more quickly, however the impact of COVID-19 has seen an increase in this timescale and can take many more weeks, due mainly to the backlogs and lack of resources. The steps normally involved in selling and buying a property ... Read more

Has COVID changed where we want to move to?

COVID has changed the type of property people are buying or moving to. With the desire for more outside space and a home office space, more broken plan as opposed to open plan. But, is the same change in property aspiration also happening in regard to location? We all know that when buying a house it is location that is usually at the top of everyone’s priority list, hence the term ‘Location Location Location’. But is this location importance now more rural ... Read more

Britannia Movers International – update on our services

Bulletin dated: 21/12/20 Britannia Movers International – update on our services House Moves are able to continue in Tier 4 We have now received confirmation from our trade body the BAR (British Association of Removers) and the MHCLG (Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government)  that home moves are still permitted under Tier 4 restrictions and that Estate and letting agents and removals firms can continue to work. Please click the link below for more information: www.gov.uk/guidance/tier-4-stay-at-home If you are uncertain about your Tier status you can ... Read more

France suspends all travel from the UK due to new Covid variant

Bulletin dated: 21/12/20 Britannia Movers International – France suspends all travel from the UK due to new Covid variant France has joined Germany and Italy in announcing a complete ban on travel from the UK after a new strain of Covid-19 was discovered. France will ban all road, rail, sea and air travel from the UK for an initial period of 48 hours, while they consult with all other EU countries. If any customers have arrangements for moving to or from Europe to the ... Read more

Britannia Movers International – update on our services in Denmark

Bulletin dated: 10 November 2020 The UK Government has moved swiftly to address any risk of the coronavirus strain discovered in Denmark spreading to British shores. As of 4am GMT Sunday 8th November Freight drivers who are not UK citizens and have been through Denmark in the last fortnight are warned they will be turned away from the British border. Furthermore, all returning drivers who are UK citizens will have to self-isolate for 14 days along with their households. This naturally will have ... Read more
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