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

Celebrating 40 Years of Britannia Movers

This month, Britannia Movers International celebrates 40 years of operation. Formed in 1981, Britannia started off as a cooperative group of just 14 companies. Today, Britannia is an internationally recognised brand with more UK depots than any competitor. Celebrating this milestone birthday is an exciting time for the entire Britannia family and particularly poignant for those who have worked with the company since the early days. How did Britannia Movers International begin? Britannia was born as a response to the increase in shipping ... 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

Moving to Europe after Brexit

The UK officially left the European Union at the end of January, bringing out the biggest change to freedom of movement in ages. The impacts of Brexit are finally starting to take shape. EU borders are now closed for British travellers, unless they fit under the following conditions. Nothing has changed overnight, but both the UK and the EU agreed to share some social, work and environmental standards. Those thinking about moving outside the UK to Europe should be aware of the ... Read more

Top tips to packing up your home

With every home move, comes the sometimes difficult task of packing your home ready for your removal company. No two houses are ever the same, yet there are common guidelines, tips and tricks to make packing a large house or a small home quick and simple. Britannia Bearsbys has provided an expert Kent home removals service for over 30 years. Included with our home removal service, we provide our customers with a custom-tailored packing service to meet the needs of our customers. However, if ... Read more