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Driver Career – Aaron Palmer

Aaron has worked for Britannia Bradshaw Removals as a driver since May 2016 - but he has actually been in the industry since he was 13 years old! Aaron would often spend his school holidays helping his dad, who worked in removals, so he could earn some extra pocket money. When Aaron left school, he then joined his dad working in the removals business. At first, he was simply following in his dad’s footsteps. However, he quickly developed a real appreciation ... Read more

Driver Career – Richard Fisher

Richard has been working in the removals industry since he was young. His father worked for Britannia Leatherbarrows, and when Richard was in his early teens, he asked his dad to get him a summer job there. His dad refused, so Richard took it upon himself to contact the company’s boss on his own. He went to an interview and got a job as a porter without any help at all! Richard then worked at Leatherbarrows in the school holidays and at ... Read more

Why do people use storage?

Do you sometimes drive past big storage warehouses and wonder why on earth some people pay for extra space? If so, you’ve probably never had a pressing need for storage. With the UK market booming, there’s a strong chance that before long you may decide storage would work for you too. Here are just a few of the reasons why people store with Britannia: Moving house Moving house can be stressful, especially when you have a lot of possessions and don’t have time ... Read more

6 Things You Should Do Before Moving to a Retirement Community

Moving can be a daunting process at the best of times and relocating to a retirement community can bring its own concerns. However, with our guide you can be fully prepared for your move and put any worries to rest. Find a community that suits you There are various types of retirement communities and it’s important to find the one that’s right for you. If you are just looking for a place to socialise with people in your age-group then a traditional retirement ... Read more

How to View a Property Safely During Covid-19

Since the time of writing this blog, anti-Covid restrictions have eased in the UK. However, the Government has handed over much of the responsibility to companies to decide how best to safely operate their business and to put preventative measures in place for their staff and customers. In Britannia’s opinion and that of our trade body the BAR, we believe that some caution remains necessary to protect our valued customers and employees. For that reason, our own safety protocols remain in ... Read more
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